long weekend bits

rosy mound

originally we had planned to spend the long weekend up north in traverse city but as the weekend drew nearer it became clear that neither one of us was up for a trip. instead, we decided to explore this area a bit more and so we headed to rosy mound where a one mile hike with lots of stairs leads you to sand dunes and then a small, not so crowded beach. it was lovely and eleanor had a blast. she has moved beyond her sand eating days which makes beach visiting much more enjoyable for me. we swam in the water and built a sand castle and e just roamed. west michigan is beautiful and i am glad we finally had the opportunity to explore it together as a family.

rosy mound

rosy mound