“The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly without fear for a new rich experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Time to start the summer adventure. Walk barefoot in the grass and smell the lilacs and take time for all that is new.
• Celebrate the end of another school year. Take the kids out for ice cream or something special. • Cook some asparagus. Michigan’s Oceana County is the self-proclaimed “asparagus capital of the world”. • Go fishing. Michigan has 11,000 inland lakes and 3,000 miles of Great Lake shoreline. • Create a flower garden. Include some herbs for cooking. • Use sunscreen. 15 SPF or higher making sure you apply it 15 minutes prior to exposure and look for products that have zinc oxide. • Pick some strawberries. Michigan has many u-pick farms. Fresh strawberries are filled with antioxidants and are high in Vitamin C. • Go to a baseball game. Get some peanuts and watch one under the lights. A true American past time. • Catch a movie in the park. Many local communities offer them. • Take a bike ride. Biking is becoming one of the fastest growing leisure activities. • Celebrate all the fathers you know.