Veterans Day, photo by SashaW Sasha captured this special moment during a Veterans Day event at Davenport University in Grand Rapids. View it background big and see more in her slideshow.
Veteran’s Day 2009, photo by Andy_Tanguay. When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep? ~George Canning Today and this weekend there will be ceremonies and parades honoring those who have fallen in defense of our nation. Here’s a listing of Michigan Veteran’s Day events and our Veterans Day post on Absolute Michigan has some … Continue reading Veterans Day
holly 107, photo by jmbarclay. Today is Veterans Day and I hope everyone gets a chance to to take some time to remember those who have served and are serving our nation. I’m pretty sure this photo is from the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. The Holly cemetery is the second national cemetery … Continue reading Veterans Day at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly
The Colors of Agate Beach, photo by Neil Weaver Neil took this photo on Agate Beach in Grand Marais on Lake Superior. It’s a popular spot for rockhounds. Superior Trails has an article on agate beaches around Lake Superior that says in part: Veteran Agate Hunters will troll gravel pits, riversides, hiking trails, roadsides, as … Continue reading The Colors of Agate Beach
via “Everything You Know About Wally Pipp Is Wrong” on Absolute Michigan… Wally Pipp’s Final Resting Spot, photo by PPWWIII True confession: My father was a veritable baseball encyclopedia good enough for a scholarship at Yale whose love of the game kept him around baseball and me steeped in it. That said, though I learned the story … Continue reading Even Wally Pipp didn’t get Wally Pipped!
Gordie Howe 1960s, photo by Edward Noble (via Wayne T. ‘Tom’ Helfrich) The Detroit Red Wings shared the sad news that hockey legend Gordie Howe passed away yesterday morning. The Hockey Hall of Fame has an excellent profile of Gordie Howe that reads (in part): Gordie Howe is referred to as simply “Mr. Hockey”. World War II had just … Continue reading Remembering Red Wings legend Gordie Howe
The Mott Foundation Building in Flint, photo by Steve Brown My post on Tuesday generated a little controversy because I stated who I was supporting in Michigan’s primary and also that I’d continue to share my personal opinions here on Michigan in Pictures. Most readers who commented agreed, including Jim Schaefer who shared the most powerful comment … Continue reading Charles Stewart Mott and the Mott Foundation Building