Royal Oak, Michigan

Royal Oak, Michigan, photo by paulhitz. Be sure to check Paul’s photo out bigger and see more of Royal Oak photos in his slideshow. You can also check out about 400 more Royal Oak photos from the Absolute Michigan pool. On their History page, the City of Royal Oak explains that: In 1819, Michigan Gov. … Continue reading Royal Oak, Michigan

Hiking Isle Royale: Trails, Wolves and Minong Mine

Minong Mine, photo by nasunto. Nina went to Isle Royale in September and has been posting accounts on her awesome blog Black Coffee at Sunrise. This photo of Minong Mine appears in Day Five, which features a detailed description of their encounter with a pack of wolves: Since the vegetation along the narrow trail was … Continue reading Hiking Isle Royale: Trails, Wolves and Minong Mine

Zombies love Michigan Blood

ZombieDay, photo by cpcaines The Annual Grand Rapids Zombie Dash bills itself as the most terrifying night race in the world. Much as in the forthcoming zombie apocalypse, participants are divided into 2 classes, hardy survivors who will run a 5k for their lives a 5k, and members of the zombie horde who will attempt to … Continue reading Zombies love Michigan Blood

Freedom, Fireworks and the Fourth!

Fireworks!, photo by Craig – S My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. ~Adlai Stevenson, speech in Detroit, 1952 The safety to be unpopular is a freedom we don’t always think of, but something we might well consider. It strikes me that in our relentless drive … Continue reading Freedom, Fireworks and the Fourth!

People meet Bear, Detroit Zoo meet Google

People meet Bear, photo by FHGVZEhyde. The Freep had a feature this week on Google adding the Detroit Zoo to their Street View this week. Street View is feature of Google Maps that presents 360-degree views of locations, allowing you to explore through your computer. Normally, they use a car for the photos – sometimes … Continue reading People meet Bear, Detroit Zoo meet Google

Exposure Detroit November Show

powered by the sun, photo by Lou Peeples The November show for the Exposure.Detroit photography group opens next Saturday (November 12) at 7 P.M. at the Bean & Leaf Cafe in Royal Oak. The show features the work of Lou Peeples and four more talented photographers: Kim Kozlowski, Sharon Foster-Lanzetta, Tim White and Mary Jo Boughton. Definitely check the show and Exposure.Detroit out if … Continue reading Exposure Detroit November Show

Wave Goodbye to Summer!

Summer Fun……, photo by smiles7 Look out! The end of summer is crashing over the breakwall, and about 1.2 million Michiganders are hitting the road for Labor Day Weekend. If you’re one of them (or even if you’re not), you might want to check out Pure Michigan’s Labor Day Weekend page.  Lots of fun stuff … Continue reading Wave Goodbye to Summer!