Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Change in the Air, a Rustling in the Cornfield

By MIKE NORTON There’s still lots of summer yet. I keep telling myself that. And yet… in spite of the mid-80s heat and the bustling beaches, I can feel that a change is in the air. Here and there, I … Continue reading

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Microbrews, Music and Moomer’s: I Could Get Used to This

By MIKE NORTON Whew! It was quite an athletic weekend, between the five-mile Dune Dash and the TC Waterman Challenge on Saturday and the Fourth Annual Traverse City Triathlon on Sunday. Traverse City has become a very health-conscious community in … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bear Dunes: Not Just Another Pretty Place

By MIKE NORTON In their breathtaking sweep of water, sky and sand, Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes can sometimes be overwhelming. Walking a high trail in the dunelands or a lonely beach on North Manitou Island, you can sometimes feel like … Continue reading

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The Cherry-Roubaix: TC Does Cycle Racing with European Style

By MIKE NORTON I love riding my bike. I won’t call what I do “cycling,” because that would make it sound much more serious and obsessive than it is. I don’t race, and I’ll never wear Spandex — for which … Continue reading

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