Category Archives: Detroit

A little Monet

Enjoyed a visit to the Frederic Church and Claude Monet special exhibit at the Detroit Institute Of Arts. I really liked the Church works- a nice blend of field studies and finished monumental paintings from his travels in the Mid … Continue reading

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20 Minutes at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Funday Sunday in the city on the straits.Here’s 20 minutes worth in the maritime museum located on Belle Isle State Park, Detroit, Michigan. Open photo gallery. Timing is everything.

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Enjoyed a day trip to the Detroit Institute Of Arts in beautiful midtown Detroit. Always bring a bug-out bag.

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Haven Hill, revisited.

I remember hiking out here sometime in the 1990’s when the Lodge was still standing. I went crazy over the log construction, stone patios and fireplaces, and shake roof. It seemed a shame that it had fallen into such a … Continue reading

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Major TOM

Attended the 2016 Thunder Over Michigan Air Show in August. A great variety and number of aircraft along with some outstanding flying made this a memorable show. Gave Rosie the Riveter volunteer a donation for rehabbing the historic Ford B-24 … Continue reading

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