My family has a deep connection with northern Michigan. When we were younger, my family, along with two others who I grew up with would drive up to Lake Superior and camp right on the water for a couple weeks.
The first time I visited the arboretum was in the first few weeks of my freshman year. It was for my first year writing course, a class on the environment called “Lessons Through Deep Time” through the Residential College.
Parade participants celebrate Fourth of July from cars in one of the nation's oldest Fourth of July Parades in Bristol, Rhode Island. Due to social distancing mandates caused by COVID-19, the parade was significantly reduced for 2020.