Magnificently Mad Michigan

(C) Julie Boyd And beyond them stood the forest, Stood the groves of singing pine-trees, Green in Summer, white in Winter, Ever sighing, ever singing. Song of Hiawatha, W.W. Longfellow It’s easy to pick a Michiganer. They carry their passports everywhere in case they might need to go to Canada for the day. If you […]

Necessity the mother of invention- bye bye car industry- or is it?

Flint, Michigan- home of GM and Michael Moore was a sad place 10 years ago when I last drove through. A city which was effectively one giant car factory. Now – it’s devastated. According to Moore, Forty percent of the homes and businesses in the city have been abandoned. Imagine what it would be like […]