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Posted by KG on Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Best Mexican Bakery In Detroit
My friend and I visited Mexican Town in Detroit and discovered the best bakery east of the Mississippi River!  It is a place where you can grab a tray and a pair of tongs and go to town gathering the most delicious cookies, rolls and other baked goods.  If you are in Detroit more...
Posted by KG on Thursday, July 12, 2012
Two Day Road Trip
Just returned from a 2 day road trip from Dearborn to Niles and back along the trail. It was fascinating to see all the small historic towns, old cemeteries, art galleries and old theaters along the route. The many lakes, rolling hills and farms were also wonderful. I recommend this to more...
Posted by KG on Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Great Train Ride
Riding the Little River Steam TrainColdwater, MichiganThis was the best birthday in ten years.   My six friends and I rode the Little River Steam Train out of Coldwater Michigan for my birthday.  We loved the conductor and the candy canes Santa passed out when the train turned around in Quincy.  What was more...
Posted by KG on Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Third Coast
Though it is believed that Great Lakes breakers were first surfed nearly a century ago, and possibly much earlier by native peoples, the first significant wave of participants arrived in the 1960s. The California surf craze was leaking into Middle America, and small surfing communities sprouted across the Great Lakes. Slowly more...
Posted by KG on Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Where Kitty Litter was Invented
The Edward Lowe Foundation Information Center houses a historical exhibit of Ed Lowe's business ventures and initiatives to support entrepreneurship. "Ed was truly an American success story, and the exhibit helps tell his story," says Darlene Lowe, who launched the foundation in 1985 with her husband and took over as its chairman more...
Posted by KG on Friday, November 7, 2008
This Road Is Meant For Memories

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