The Detroit Lions: America’s (Thanksgiving Day) Team

Detroit Lions First Thanksgiving Game, photographer unknown Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I am very thankful to have so many people who are passionate about Michigan giving me the drive to continue exploring the Great Lakes State through Michigan in Pictures. I am also thankful that the Detroit Lions are in first place in the NFC North … Continue reading The Detroit Lions: America’s (Thanksgiving Day) Team

Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Happy Thanksgiving, photo by Rick Corriveau I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. ~Henry David Thoreau I hope you have much to be thankful for, today and every day, within and without. I am thankful for all of you who give me reason to keep doing something that I dearly … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Make Mine a Michigan Thanksgiving: High Bush Cranberry Edition

Cranberries, photo by Blondieyooper One thing that I love is Thanksgiving dinner, and another is Michigan grown food. Dianna at Promote Michigan brings those together with 15 things that make Thanksgiving Pure Michigan. From starters like Koeze nuts, McClure’s Pickles, Koegel Meats, and Leelanau Cheese to sides like Michigan potatoes & squash to Michigan-raised turkeys … Continue reading Make Mine a Michigan Thanksgiving: High Bush Cranberry Edition

Bears, it’s what’s for (Thanksgiving) dinner!

Thinking About the Zoo Visitors?, photo by Maia C A very happy Thanksgiving to all of you. I remain very thankful that I have such a great group of photographers and readers for Michigan in Pictures. I love doing this blog, and your support makes it possible! Maia suggests that this lion is perhaps thinking … Continue reading Bears, it’s what’s for (Thanksgiving) dinner!

Setting the table for Thanksgiving

Before…, photo by Michael in A2 I hope that everyone is gearing up for an enjoyable Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for all of you who take the time to check out and share Michigan in Pictures every day, and I am hoping to be thankful this afternoon for the Lions beating the Packers … though I … Continue reading Setting the table for Thanksgiving

Wishing everyone the best of Michigan’s Thanksgiving Bounty

FARMERS MARKET Nov 2012-963, photo by RichardDemingPhotography The story of Thanksgiving is one of our country’s oldest and best stories. At the heart of it is the sharing of the rich and diverse bounty of the land. Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state, and here’s hoping that some of Michigan’s varied fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading Wishing everyone the best of Michigan’s Thanksgiving Bounty

Behind the scenes with America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mother Goose & Friends, photo by Eric Smith The Michigan Picture Project had a great photo feature last year on America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (music & animated clown warning), held every year in Detroit that lifts the curtain with a stunning selection of HDR images of the floats in the warehouse. On Parade in Waiting … Continue reading Behind the scenes with America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Happy Thanksgiving from Michigan in Pictures!

Struttin’ 1 9935-09, photo by StacyN – MichiganMoments I hope you all have a great Thanksgiving if you celebrate it, and that if you don’t you get a chance to celebrate what you’re thankful for. You can get a lot of absolutemichigan.com/Turkey has all kinds of Thanksgiving fun including our Totally Terrifying Turkey Trivia Test … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from Michigan in Pictures!

Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

DSC_8102_2_2, photo by photosbyhpennington. …is also America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The day was sunny and gorgeous and Heather got some great photos that you can view in her America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2008 set (slideshow). Check out more of her work at photos by heather pennington. Enjoy the day – looks like another beauty!