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Up at 6 today. Pulled over by 8:30 for being in the wrong lane. The cop was also a DOT officer and very chatty...he told us all about the foreclosed house he just bought...he also said Jp does a nice job with his log books. Detroit is boarded up, burned out, and run down. Huge buildings with no windows left...every other house abandoned.... Jp and Caleb delivered in a rather wealthy subdivision outside of the city. I laid on a furniture pad in the shade of the truck and read while Jp ...
... was lost in a drone-launching accident that led to the cancellation of the program. We spent hours at the Museum, loving every minute if it. I only wish is that Dad could have been there with us ..... He loved Seattle. He actually spent a lot of time working with Boeing and was also involved in the 1962 World Fair, I think it was about the time he flew the first Sikorsky helicopter from USA to Australia for Ansett. The next day we slept until mid morning, and then ...
Visited the Henry Ford Museum and Rouge Car Plant today in Dearborn which is on the outskirts of Detroit. The heart of the American car industry. An amazing experience and would recommend it to everyone who has a chance to do it. The interesting thing about this plant is that it still uses 'real people' to do the assembling, not like Asia and Australia where robots are used. The Rouge plant's ...
... nice to meet everyone none the less. We spent the morning making a blueberry cheesecake and a pear and walnut salad for the party before meeting Brad, another cousin who showed us how to break into his truck as he is a mechanic who goes on call-outs when people have locked themselves out of their cars among other things.
After we ...
... to Greenfield Village we got on the road to our next destination: Frankenmuth, Mi which you will read more about in the next entry.
Today, we went to Greenfield Village and saw buildings and homes that belonged to people Henry Ford liked. My favorite part was when we went to the craft area in the village. There, I got to make a miniature candlestick (that I will use for my American Girl dolls) with the machine by ...