Dobros Heal The World

Dobros Heal The World

Could music from a sweetly singing dobro heal the world? Mark Lavengood, Drew Howard, and Joe Wilson put this question to the test at the Ark in Ann Arbor. Dobros Heal the World It is a lofty goal to try to heal the world. I know for a fact that music makes my world...
Fuzz Fest 6

Fuzz Fest 6

Fuzz Fest 6 takes frizzle fried rock riffs and distills them into a sweet musical liquor at the legendary Blind Pig in Ann Arbor. Fuzz Fest 6 If Iggy Pop were in Michigan, he would be at Fuzz Fest 6. Let us be bold and say it out loud. Ann Arbor is home to some of the...
Journey to Hobbiton Movie Set

Journey to Hobbiton Movie Set

The whimsy and wonder of the Shire comes to life during our visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set during our New Zealand vacation. Journey to Hobbiton Movie Set In The Fellowship of the Ring, Frodo said quoting Bilbo “‘It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your...
Hackley and Hume Historic Homes

Hackley and Hume Historic Homes

The Hackley and Hume Historic homes in Muskegon capture a moment in time when timber was king in Michigan. Hackley and Hume Historic Homes – A land of plenty There was a time when Michigan was covered in trees. The Muskegon area was home to white, red, and jack pines...
Spirits and Chasers by Fangs and Twang

Spirits and Chasers by Fangs and Twang

Fangs and Twang combine frighteningly good musical chops with tongue in cheek tales from the crypt on their latest album called Spirits and Chasers. Fangs and Twang – Spirits and Chasers My introduction to Fangs and Twang came when I saw them a few years ago opening...
Tastefest 2019

Tastefest 2019

We got a taste of what Michigan Ability Partners can do while enjoying some delicious food and beer during their TasteFest 2019 annual fund-raiser. Tastefest 2019 Don’t you just love it when you walk into a good thing? It is even sweeter when that good thing turns out...
Dave’s Birthday Thrash Bash

Dave’s Birthday Thrash Bash

A host of some of the best metal bands in Michigan gather to celebrate a fellow metalhead’s birthday at Dave’s Birthday Thrash Bash at the Diesel Concert Lounge. Dave’s Birthday Thrash Bash Heavy metal fans are diverse, hardworking, and friendly people. Sure, we can...
Kickstarting Ogma Brewing in Jackson

Kickstarting Ogma Brewing in Jackson

We were happy to lend a hand in kickstarting Ogma Brewing in Jackson by attending their Kickstarter fundraising party at the site of the new brewery. Kickstarting Ogma Brewing in Jackson We were delighted when a Facebook invite to the Ogma Brewings Co. Kickstarter...
Misadventures in Stirling Scotland

Misadventures in Stirling Scotland

We wrecked the rental car in Stirling during our Scotland adventure and ended up with a delightful evening sharing scotch with family and new friends. Misadventures in Stirling I realize that lead line is a bit of a shocker. Have no fear. No one was hurt and the...

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