Fairfield Inn Detroit Troy / Madison Heights
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The Carlson roots tour has begun. Despite an early morning wake up of 3 am, we were able to make it to the airport and get checked in with no problems. I'm not sure we are all really awake yet but Mia is anxiously awaiting for the restaurants to open. ...
... tigers lurking above on either wall. The entire exterior of the stadium has gargoyle like tiger heads, with a glowing baseball in their mouths, high on the walls. The back wall of the stadium even looks like a tiger's cage you would see in a zoo. Once inside the tiger attack continues. Two tigers flank the "Tigers" shaped screen atop the scoreboard, kids (and a couple adults) walk around with tiger face paint and the kids' carousel doesn't have horses but ...
... stands his former home where he lived from age 3 to 18 when he left for university in Kalamazoo. His parents bought the house in 1946 making a lifestyle change, with some parallels to ours from Melbourne to the farm in 1980. The general area was full of orchards , primarily stone fruit and apples and remnant orchards existed on the 10 ac property where they also grew LOTS of vegetables which his mum froze and canned. Today the ...
... businesses appeared closed or if open they certainly did not look inviting. Homes that had obviously had a fire some time in the past were left standing-- it seemed like people just walked away from their homes but they stood there in whatever state or experienced vandalism after they walked away. It seemed to us that the impact of the downsizing of the auto industry was pretty evident still in Flint.
... after one bounce and the batter is out
After three innings we decided to move on and checked out an house from Georgia which was originally purchased by a slave family, a school (where Evie and Ro decided to be the teachers) and played some old fashioned games on the village field. Up next was a mini skit outside the Wright Brothers house depicting the day they came back home after their four successful flights.
Next up was ...
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