in every issue
A journey when colors, hiking trails and festivities beckon
us to be outdoors. FULL
16 Letters and Contributors FULL TEXT
34 Vintage Views
Roller-skating rinks were once the place to go for a date
or with the family for an outing.
Federal officials propose taking Michigan’s Kirtland’s
warbler off the endangered species list.
68 Michigan's top 5
Take a road trip: Great art and color tours this fall.
Keeping a journal of special memories reminds us
of changing seasons.
Hard cider uncorked, bake acorn bread, celebrate Michigan elk,
volunteer trail helpers and contemporary window treatments.
32 State of Mine
The seasons of a love affair with Lake Michigan.
36 The Sporting life
Artist Chris Smith knew early on he wanted to paint dogs
and wildlife. FULL TEXT
38 At the helm
Storing the boat for winter has hidden pitfalls; what not to forget.
Color tours by rail, festive Drummond Island, Arts and Eats,
Charlevoix Apple Festival, Loop-Harrison Mansion Tour.
76 DINING DESTINATION
Tabor Hill Restaurant. Michigan’s first winery restaurant
gets a makeover.
78 TASTING ROOM
A Traverse City coffee roaster acts locally and globally to
benefit communities and provide great coffee. FULL TEXT
42 Mother Nature’s handiwork
Landscape photographer Steven Huyser-Honig expresses
his views of nature in autumn.
47 From ship to shore
After building a beautiful Michigan getaway on Crystal Lake,
a California resident glories about the Midwest region for
summer vacations. FULL TEXT
52 Barn quilt art
Travel the back roads of rural Michigan to find the quilt art
that appears on barns and the growing number of
trails that lead to more.