Home Is Where the Heart Is

Longtime Michigan resident, Maria Almaguer, describes her homesickness after recently moving out of state in another touching guest blog post. Read her story, and those just like it, here on Pure Michigan Connect!

I now believe that a place gets imprinted on your psyche after so many years. All my life (I’m 42), I’ve lived in Michigan; born in Detroit, raised in Allen Park and Rochester Hills. During college, I lived in Ann Arbor; then, after I got married, we lived in Royal Oak, Detroit, and then back to Royal Oak. While in Royal Oak, we attended many local events including the now-defunct Detroit Cityfest, the Clay & Glass Show, and the world’s biggest garage sale. And on Saturdays, we got our produce at the Farmers Market.

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Western U.P. Smallmouths

Dan Donarski is back with more great Pure Michigan fishing tips for you!

Smallmouth bass have really captivated me of late. They are very dependable under almost all weather conditions and they are found throughout the U.P. here’s a quick look at three of my favorite places to fish them when I get the hankering to drive well west into the far reaches of the U.P.

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