Category: michigan

Collecting American Innovation

testingCollecting American Innovation

For most folks, a collection takes up a small amount of space (but always a lot of time). A shoebox of baseball cards; a photo album of stickers; a book shelf of salt & pepper shakers. Brad Pitt collects real estate–because he can, and for investments. Henry Ford also collected houses, except he brought them […]

Leave Your Comment »

I Rode in a Model T!

At Greenfield Village you can take rides in a Model T ($5) and I wasn’t going to miss this! Watch the video to learn more and experience the ride.

Leave Your Comment »

Summer in Michigan – If You’re not in the Water, You’re Near It

testingSummer in Michigan – If You’re not in the Water, You’re Near It

Set the flux capacitor to Summer 2007! We’re going back in time to my first trip to Michigan, with thanks to my journal for the observations. This will be a nearly visual-free experience, however, as the photos were lost in the Great Computer Crash of 2011. If you want to look at the state’s beauty […]

Leave Your Comment »

The Assembly Line: Prudent, or Scheme for World Domination?

testingThe Assembly Line: Prudent, or Scheme for World Domination?

It may have been a bit of both. Henry Ford was genius, no doubt (he apprenticed with Edison). And obsessed not simply with making a car, but with making THE car that was the most drive-able and accessible. In this scenario, “accessible” wasn’t necessarily about pricing for the middle class, although that came in time, […]

Leave Your Comment »

The Source for a Stellar Roadtrip Playlist

testingThe Source for a Stellar Roadtrip Playlist

Music is among the most defining elements of a personality, and of a moment. We remember the soundtrack to an experience and we remember it vividly. People ask what kind of music you like as a way to connect, and it happens to be one of the questions I hate the most, because I don’t […]

Leave Your Comment »

This is ad number one.

Resources

These links may be helpful with logistics for your trip. I may not have used them, but we all want to promote our sites!

HomeForHome