2018-05-10 / Life in Leelanau

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Taylor Devol


ALTHOUGH TAYLOR Devol has lived in Leelanau for only a short time, she is well-loved by the community and received tremendous support through her battle against Lymphoma cancer. After many treatments, she was declared cancer-free in April. ALTHOUGH TAYLOR Devol has lived in Leelanau for only a short time, she is well-loved by the community and received tremendous support through her battle against Lymphoma cancer. After many treatments, she was declared cancer-free in April. Town or township of residence: Suttons Bay

Resident since: My family moved here from Ohio in 2015.

Age and birthplace: 19 and Toledo, Ohio.

Occupation: Full-time student.

Marital status: Single.

You live in Leelanau County because: My family vacationed here every summer since I was eight years old and eventually we considered living here. Fortunately, it all came together after a lot of thought and many signs from God.

Last good movie you saw: “Shrek.” I really enjoyed watching it because it reminded me of my childhood.

Last good book you read: "The Mindful Vegan," by Lani Muelrath. I liked it because it opened my mind to a new lifestyle and taught me to be more mindful of every one of my actions.

If you could trade places with one person for one day, it would be: A person I follow on Instagram who is a yoga instructor in Hawaii.

Things important to you that you’ve accomplished so far: I beat cancer.

What you hope to be doing in 10 years: I hope to be working as a traveling nurse.

Things you lose sleep over: Long long car rides that are taking place the next day and when someone I love isn't home.

If you could change one thing in Leelanau County it would be: I would definitely get rid of the snow.

Favorite dessert: Warm blueberry pie with oatmeal crumble

Are you a coffee drinker? No, I’m more of a tea person, unless it’s a frozen Pedaling Beans.

Favorite place in Leelanau County: Steimel Park in Suttons Bay

If you had more time you would: I would sit out in the sun and read a book.

The words that best describe you are: Free-spirited, creative, and loving

Northwestern Michigan College student Kelsey Pease of Suttons Bay provides our “Talk of the County” to readers each week, and welcomes suggestions. She may be reached at kelsey@leelanaunews.com.

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