Posts Tagged ‘michigan’

day 3465: odin carves his initials in the table before eating one of america’s best burgers at stella’s lounge.

if you’re at stella’s lounge in grand rapids, michigan see if you can find odin’s initials on one of the tables. GQ magazine rated their fare as “Best Burger in America”. i had the “mr fables” with green olives, blue cheese & swiss cheese, and while it was very, very, good ( and i recommend […]

at the dogpatch, oggling a menu and pondering fair use.

after a long day of seeing lots of sights around the upper peninsula of michigan we found ourselves at the dogpatch restaurant in munising with very 4 hungry kids and 3 adults. nobody could figure out why it had a cartoon theme or why all the cartoons on the walls and the menu was filled […]

even in july lake superior is cold enough to take your breath away!

standing where the au train river empties into the lake superior at the au train scenic overlook and it is coooooold! Lake superior is take your breath away cold! (@ Lake Superior – AuTrain Scenic Overlook) — Eric C. Snowdeal III (@snowdeal) July 6, 2013 we’ve been here a few times over the years. […]

the ninth annual divot open!

before odin was born on the fourth of july kris’ family would get together for the 4th weekend in the upper peninsula of michigan with activities centered around odin’s grandparent’s house in gladstone. the year he was born a few members of kris’ family played a round of golf at the gladstone gold and country […]

awesome thrift store outfit for our annual family golf outing

i went to the local st vincent de paul thrift store to look for an appropriate outfit for our annual family golf outing. on the right, size 6 woman’s capri pants. on the left a sleeveless shirt woman’s shirt. both are snug enough to give a 70s glam rock vibe which i’m sure will work […]


i was next door to the the just burgers & more in escanaba, michigan and wondered about their name. i can understand that maybe over time being “just burgers” wasn’t enough and they needed to provide more variety and wanted to change their name, but doesn’t “more than just burgers” make more sense? in the […]

record flooding in west michigan

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Auroras over North America as Seen from Space by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

me and H.R. from bad brains and A Perfect Moment at saint andrew’s hall.

It’s A Bad Brains Christmas, Charlie Brown from Tad Was Here on Vimeo. this funny video mashup of a bad brains song and a charlie brown christmas suddenly recalled a scene so vividly that it was almost as if i was transported back to a night in 1989 at saint andrew’s hall in detroit, michigan. […]

lake huron in thirds.

the scene out on lake huron from some of the greatest stone skipping shores you’ll find anywhere – along the north coast of mackinac island. it’s a little hard to tell, but the sky is actually a bank of fog that had receded a bit off the shore. amusingly, i just realized that nearly three […]

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