Now I know the reason why Mario Batali
bought a home a here.
July is cherry season and Traverse City celebrates the
This place would be the best area to consider staying at
if you want to be away from all the tourists coming for the festival.
A quiet, romantic place to spend time with your other half.
I do apologize for the poor quality of some photo images,
I forgot to charge the battery of my DSLR camera,
so I had to use my iPhone.
some with golden leaves formed a canopy over the roadside,
Just learned today,
we just missed IRON CHEF MARIO BATALI.
He is spending Thanksgiving at his house at his summer home in Northport.
It would have been so awesome running into him in town
or the local grocer where he frequents.
is a Victorian Country home and was built in 1868.
|Stone Fence borders the Large property|
|A Large Outdoor Fireplace|
|The Copper Beech Tree outside my Bedroom window.|
Yes, like I said before, there are wineries in Michigan.
|The high ceiling and wooden beams felt like I was in a California Winery,|
I immediately knew that I will have good tasting here.
|My puffy eyed face from only 3 hrs. of sleep with lovely Veronica |
whose father 17 years ago planted the grapevines the Cabernet Franc is made from.
She helped us with her expertise in choosing the best wine.
|Car on the left, The Tipsy driver hitting the boulders in front and back of the car.|
|At Leelanau Cellars|
|John showing me his new addition, a Rare bottle with the print of the Capitol.|
|Looks like my husband and I. LOL!|
|He turned to face me as I was taking his picture.|
|Aimee found a cute friend.|
|Remembering all the Heroes who protected and kept us safe. |
Veteran's Day 2012.
|They had an array of yummies for their customers. A very nice gesture.|
The sound of the waves in the morning is just refreshing.
the soft powdery sand cool to the touch.