Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and dynamic speaker.
She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile journeys exploring the Great Lakes and has authored three books about these adventures.
To learn more about her work, or to engage her as a speaker, go to
This November has been surprising so far (on many levels). The weather has been amazingly warm this first 10 days. Yesterday, Traverse City broke a high temp record from 1896! And not just by a degree or two, but by 5 degrees!
So, of course, I went kayaking on that warmest day and hiked several other days.