Negaunee

Upper Peninsula Women Every Michigander Should Know

Upper Peninsula Women Every Michigander Should Know

Today is International Women’s Day, which is always a good opportunity to thank your mom (love you, Mom!), but, as she and many others have taught me, women do more than mother – and we should all be grateful to the scientists, athletes, writers, and all around-game changers who haven’t been given t... Read more

The Big Boy Graveyard: Rediscovered 7 Years Later

The Big Boy Graveyard: Rediscovered 7 Years Later

Many of you have read my previous post of the old post regarding the “Legend of the Big Boy Graveyard”. Since, it has been one of our most popular journal entries, resulting in a lot of search traffic and people trying to find the statues. But we wont’ be giving out any locations here. First o... Read more

A Bird's-Eye View of the Upper Peninsula

A Bird's-Eye View of the Upper Peninsula

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a vast region. By the way, did you know that the Upper Peninsula is wider than the Lower Peninsula is tall? I love exploring Google Maps and finding aerial views of my favorite places in the Upper Peninsula as well as the rest of the world. Here are my top findings from... Read more

The Legend of Heikki Lunta

The Legend of Heikki Lunta

Though not as prolific as Ancient Greece or Rome, the Upper Peninsula does boast its own mythology. Maybe we don’t have a slew of gods and goddesses, but we do have Heikki Lunta, the Finnish snow god. The name is now often associated with an annual winter festival in Negaunee, but it’s creation is l... Read more

Legend of the Big Boy Graveyard

Legend of the Big Boy Graveyard

UPDATE: For those of you who want to visit the Big Boy Graveyard and for more information visit the latest post here. During the spring of 2001 three friends and I headed out with cameras with a big destination in mind, our mission: find the Big Boy Graveyard. We heard of its existence and even had... Read more