Michigan and Earth Day

Flags of our grandparents, photo by PhotoLab507 Today is the 45th Earth Day, and many many not be aware of Michigan’s role in this holiday. The Ann Arbor Chronicle has an excellent feature titled Turbulent Origins of Ann Arbor’s First Earth Day that looks at the national movement in the late 60s to call attention to…

Earth Day, high above our piece of the Earth

Great Lakes, No Clouds, photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video. Today is Earth Day (and also Good Friday). You can read all about Michigan’s role in Earth Day on Michigan in Pictures and check the list of Earth Day events in Michigan from earthday.org. I thought this shot from the NASA Goddard Space Flight…

Earth Day from high above Michigan

36,000 feet over Michigan, photo by bksecretphoto. Landon Michaelson writes: One of my favorite shots out the airline window. I liked the clear day, the curvature of the earth, the black sky and the cloud layers beneath. Pocket digital several years ago (still easier to use than my DSLR in-flight) and of course I always…

Michigan Events in April are Dillys

Dillys, photo by docksidepress. “In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours.” ~Mark Twain Every month Absolute Michigan posts a Michigan Event Calendar, and the month of April is no exception. In addition to Tax Day (boo!), Earth Day (yay!), Opening Day (Monday!)…