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Paul Baumbusch, Trail Genius
Paul Baumbusch, Trail Genius

Paul Baumbusch fell in love with Northern Michigan while attending Interlochen Arts Academy, where he studied creative writing. A class field trip to the Sleeping Bear Dunes made him dream of living in Leelanau someday…and now he does! In addition to blogging, Paul also writes poems and stories, many of which draw inspiration from the seasons of Leelanau. Contact him at paulbaumbusch@gmail.com

Two Meditative Hiking Trails

The goldenrod is browning. Queen Anne’s lace is closing up shop. The milkweed pods are bursting. Bloodroot — one of the earliest and loveliest spring wildflowers, the heart-shaped leaves of which stand tall through summer heat and storms — is starting to collapse under its own weight. Fall is…

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