Happy Thanksgiving, Michigan

Happy Thanksgiving my Friends…., photo by smiles7. smiles7 says she hopes your day is beautiful and blessed. I can’t think of much to add except for a link to the Thanksgiving slideshow from the Absolute Michigan pool and hopes that at this time next year (and all through the years) we in Michigan have lots … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving, Michigan

Happy Thanksgiving, Michigan

Becky’s New Art Medium, photo by dailyinvention. Stefan says Becky actually constructed the apple out of dough herself. She’s a fairly talented illustrator and a great cook. Indeed. I’d like to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving and I hope that the holiday finds you with family and friends and food and good cheer. All … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving, Michigan

What the heck is Honolulu Blue?

Detroit Lions by A Healthier Michigan Yesterday as it often does, my curiosity got the better of me and I had to find the answer as to why the Detroit Lions official blue is called “Honolulu Blue”. Fortunately,  The Evolution of the Detroit Lions’ Uniform by Bill Dow has the answer: When WJR owner G.A. … Continue reading What the heck is Honolulu Blue?

Over the river … and over the woods

Crossing Over, photo by Terry Johnston Here’s hoping that everyone has a safe journey this Thanksgiving. The Freep reports that Thanksgiving 2016 is shaping up to be a busy one for holiday travel: AAA says it expects that more than 1.5 million people in Michigan will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving holiday. The … Continue reading Over the river … and over the woods

#TBT: Detroit’s Masonic Temple

masonic temple, photo by ryan southen On April 27, 1764, a charter for the “Zion Lodge of Masons, No. 1” – the first Masonic Lodge west of the Alleghenies – was granted to Masons in Detroit. Since I’m going to see Portugal the Man/Cage the Elephant there next weekend, that’s close enough for me to learn … Continue reading #TBT: Detroit’s Masonic Temple

Snowvember in Michigan

Thanksgiving Snow – Pine Cone Edition, photo by Tom Hughes Much of Michigan, particularly the southern 2/3 of the Lower Peninsula, is bracing for significant snowfall – as much as 6″ by Sunday morning according to mLive’s Mark Torregrossa: Snow, possibly mixed with rain, will start in the southwest corner of Lower Michigan after 2 a.m. … Continue reading Snowvember in Michigan

Over the River…

Wintry Seven Bridges, photo by Heather Higham AAA Michigan reports that about 1.5 million Michiganders are heading over the river and through the woods for the Thanksgiving holiday. The good news is that gas prices are the lowest since 2009 – down 40 cents from last year. The bad news is another weather system that’s dropping freezing … Continue reading Over the River…

Early Start for the 2013 Michigan Ski Season!

New Cat on Buck, photo by Crystal Mountain Resort While the blizzardy blowing going on this morning in northern Michigan and the U.P. isn’t the best for “over the rivering”, it is ensuring that Many of Michigan’s ski resorts get to enjoy their earliest opening date in tears with plenty of white gold! If you’re … Continue reading Early Start for the 2013 Michigan Ski Season!