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10 Things I’ve Learned – May 2012

1. Gatlinburg, TN is a lot like Las Vegas. The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee is one of the easternmost cities in the state, and either serves as the gateway or receiving ground for those traveling through the Smoky Mountains, depending on which way you’re going. Over the years, the growing number of visitors has transformed [...]

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Walled Lake Thunder – Walled Lake, MI

The Motor City. What was once confined to just the city, people’s love for anything with a motor has now permeated the entire state. Michiganders affinity for motor sports started with cars back when Henry Ford rolled out the Model T in 1908. Michigan being the Great Lakes State, with nearly 65,000 inland lakes and [...]

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Playlist – Michigan

MICHIGAN Perhaps I’m a bit biased, but Michigan has produced some amazing musical talent. So much that I couldn’t eliminate any of the 30 songs and artists I chose. I grew up listening to a substantial amount of Motown music, what with Detroit area “Oldies” stations playing artists such as Smokey Robinson and any group [...]

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Walled Lake Thunder Preview

When: Saturday June 9th – Sunday June 10th, 2012 What: 2012 Walled Lake Thunder – Inboard Hydroplane Racing Where: Walled Lake, MI Why: Two days of complete Inboard Hydroplane racing (Qualifying & Finals) on a 1 mile oval course with 7 classes, 75 hydroplanes, and speeds upwards of 150 mph. Racers earn trophies for first, second and [...]

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Detour: Detroit

Recently Mark and I ditched The Highland Flinger in a Phoenix Airport Parking lot and took flight to Detroit where we played some featherbowling. You’ve never heard of featherbowling? That may be because Cadieux Cafe in Detroit is the only place in the United States you can partake in the Belgian delicacy.     It’s [...]

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