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Day 53 (June 8) -- Boondocking in my third cousin's driveway in Oxford, Michigan tonight. She has a lovely acreage and kindly offered her driveway to us. We've had a nice visit and watched the birds and wildlife in her yard-- a beautiful woodpecker eating the suet and a hummingbird and two or three rabbits and a black squirrel. Sheron and I met online a few years back and she was able to show me my Huyck ...
... drawn busses and the train. The high light might be the 1857 rules baseball game or the 1850 dinner at the Eagle Tavern. On second thought, I really enjoyed the fact that this was nothing like what Mary had expected.
Greg is right. We really had just begun to see the Henry Ford Museum. The museum was NOTHING like I had expected it to be. What I expected was to see lots of Ford made cars and nothing ...
... see signs I was making progress:
I met up with Wayne Hatty, who I'd arranged to stay with as he had a good room in the Embassy Suites at Livonia, about 25 miles from the centre of town.
On Thursday we went to the Ford Museum and Greenfield Village together, which was well worth the entry fee. Just a couple of things we saw:
... smaller than in my memory and a bit grittier nearly forty years later. Barb was kind enough to act interested, gotta love my wife!
We drove out Edward Hines Drive along the Rouge River Parkway to Northville where my niece Kelly, her husband Scott and their boys, Mitchell and Matt, live. They have graciously given us their home to use while in town. This is the Thursday before Labor Day weekend and they are heading ...
... RoyalOaks, MI and Birmingham, MI.
She lives near the Detroit Zoo, but there doesn't seem to be any unusual noise from there in the spring. I know because I asked Sylvia.
I was interested in this because when Joanie, Kathy and I went to Hawaii in 1999 and stayed at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel across the street from the Honolulu Zoo, we heard lots of springtime animal rustlings. I was just wondering if ...
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