Travel & Adventure 2016: Contributors

Contributors, Travel & Adventure 2016

Christine Byron & Tom WilsonM. Christine Byron and Tom Wilson

Based in Grand Rapids and Leelanau County, postcard collectors and history buffs Byron and Wilson are fascinated by the history of Michigan tourism and roadside architecture and write BLUE’s Vintage Views column. Their four pictorial “Vintage Views” books have received three Michigan Notable Book awards as well as a State History Award.

Jerry DennisJerry Dennis

Renowned Michigan author and BLUE’s Reflections columnist, Dennis lives near Traverse City, where he gets away with calling his fishing, hunting, canoeing, birding and beach walking “research.” Uncover what he’s discovered at


Lynne GolodnerLynne Golodner

Author of eight books and thousands of articles about how people find meaning in the mundane. She blogs at Lynne lives in Huntington Woods, Michigan, with her husband and four children.


Steven Huyser-HonigSteven Huyser-Honig

A fine-art photographer whose focus is Michigan’s natural beauty. As a child he was inspired by beaches, sand dunes lighthouses, farms and forests. He began photographing them as a teen and later turned his hobby and passion into a profession. (


Joash RajJoash Raj

A landscape photographer most drawn to the natural beauty of subjects that are often overlooked or hidden in plain sight. He lives in Hudsonville with his wife and three children, and works full-time as a pediatrician. His photos and plein air oil sketches can be seen at


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Correction: The black resort community written about in the summer issue State of Mine column was Idlewild, Michigan. We regret the spelling error.

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