Never stop exploring.

IMG_94945.29.17 Bird Hills Nature Area// Ann Arbor, MI

Yesterday was so incredibly beautiful. We left the apartment around 9am to do a short 3 mile hike at a nearby park. I often “complain” about not being close to the mountains and Colorado that I don’t take advantage of the beautiful nature and vast trails we have right here in Michigan.

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I could not get enough of the beautiful greeeeeeen trees on those trails. The sun was just starting to shine through the leaves and it was gorgeous.

IMG_94965.29.17 North Bay Park // Ypsilanti, MI

You may notice in the posts to come that I have a slight obsession with weeping willows. Whether they are full of life or barely hanging on, gosh they are beautiful.

Willow trees with their long flowy leaves are just to die for.

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I’ll post this one just to showcase my husband’s mad photog. skills ❤

Well, that’s all for now.

Hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend, God Bless those who have sacrificed so much and those who continue to and will in the future. I thank you all for your serve. Freedom isn’t free.

-MB

Majestic Pines

 

 

On Saturday, a friend and I explored the beauty of Kalamazoo, MI, specifically Lillian Anderson Arboretum. I had absolutely no idea this existed until about 2 weeks ago. It is so incredible.

Everyone probably knows by now that mountains are my favorite, I cannot ever get enough, but those tall pine trees were breathtaking. They lined the trail so perfectly. Accordingly, the name of the trail was Majestic Pines, because HOLY CRAP.

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5.6.17 – Lillian Anderson Arboretum (Not So Majestic Pines trail)

But in all seriousness, this trail was just as beautiful as the Majestic Pines trail. The weather was nearly perfect. 52 degrees and partly sunny.

I cannot get over how much I enjoy hiking and being outdoors. It just makes me feel so alive and so incredibly thankful to be living a healthy life and to have the ability to explore different parts of the world (mainly the U.S. lol). Someday I hope to travel, someday.

But for now, I shall embrace the goodness of Michigan and Ohio, as it has so much to offer.

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5.6.17 – Lillian Anderson Arboretum

This is what happens when you go hiking with an actual photographer (BJDC Photography) photo shoots, all the time! Hah.

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5.6.17 – Lillian Anderson Arboretum

There was no one on the trail for a good hour, so I decided to put my hammock up for a bit. This was taken when I realized it definitely needed to be raised.

5.6.17 – Lillian Anderson Arboretum (Majestic Pines trail)

One more, because.. just look at them! So gorgeous!

Ok, that’s all for today.

If anyone even reads this blog, I hope you have a wonderful week.

-MB