Tag: Michigan

Inspirational Quote From Bo Schembeckler

University of Michigan Beats Houston With Buzzer Beater Final Shot

This year the University of Michigan men’s basketball team has made it to the NCAA tournament. Prior to the tournament they had time off so their offense hasn’t looked very impressive, however last night they were able to squeak out a victory against the University of Houston with a buzzer-beater 3 point shot by freshman …

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Steelcase is Everywhere

Growing up my neighbor worked for Steelcase, otherwise I would probably have no idea that Steelcase is an office furniture company out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. While driving up the I-5 north in California I passed a Steelcase truck. That was pretty cool to see them this far out west. I have heard that you …

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Extremely sharp 100+ Year Old Pictures of the United States

These photos of life in the US at the beginning of the 20th century are truly a walk back in time. The first photo below looks the same today and many of you have entered it on the way to NY. The third photo shows how trolley cars were air conditioned in the summer. The …

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How To Catch A Bear

A man in Michigan ‘s Upper Peninsula wakes up one morning to find a bear on his roof. So he looks in the yellow pages and sure enough..there’s an ad for “Up North Bear Removers.” He calls the number and the bear remover says he’ll be over in 30 minutes. The bear remover arrives and …

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Happy Halloween

This guy is from Michigan and usually competes on Food Network’s Halloween Challenges….and wins every time!

Holland Michigan

Traveled over to Holland, Michigan today and took some photos of the windmill and the interesting things there, here are my photos of that experience. Many people may not know it, but one of the working windmills was taken apart from Holland in the Netherlands and shipped to Holland, Michigan in the United States where …

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Humor – Five Surgeons

Five surgeons having drinks together at a surgical convention exchanged opinions regarding their favorite patient types. The first, a Florida surgeon, said, “I like to see accountants on my operating table, because when you open them up, everything inside is numbered.” The second, a Michigan surgeon, responded, “Yeah, but you should try electricians. Everything inside …

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Winter Statistic

98% of Americans say “Oh Shit” before going in the ditch on a slippery road. The other 2% are from Michigan, and they say, “Hold my drink and watch this.”

Michigan: Summer’s Almost Here

Summer’s almost here in Michigan…we can now see the deer moving around. Yep, won’t be long.

The Michigan Wife

Three men were sitting together bragging about how they had given their new wives duties. The first man had married a woman from Ohio and had told her that she was going to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day he came home to see …

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Cold is a Relative Thing in Michigan

60 above zero: Floridians turn on the heat. People in Michigan plant gardens. 50 above zero: Californians shiver uncontrollably. People in Michigan sunbathe. 40 above zero: Italian & English cars won’t start. People in Michigan drive with the windows down. 32 above zero: Distilled water freezes. The water in Lake Michigan gets thicker. 20 above …

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Upper Peninsula Moose

Not one, but two! Truly amazing! These animals were photographed just north of the Wisconsin border on a highway near Marenisco, Michigan. Once in awhile there is an opportunity to take in a piece of nature that you may never see. In these days of unrest and turmoil it is great to see that Mother …

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2008 Sugar Bowl Results: Georgia 41 – Hawaii 10

Well, well, Hawaii went to the Sugar Bowl and played Georgia. Ummm‚ there isn’t much to be said, Georgia handed Hawaii‘s ass to them on a silver Cajun platter. This game was over at halftime. One of the most comical parts of the whole game was when Hawaii knew they were done for, so they …

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Jeff Foxworthy Picking on Michigan

1. If you consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling through 18 inches of ice and sitting there all day hoping that the food will swim by, you might live in Michigan. 2. If you’re proud that your region makes the national news 96 nights each year because Pellston is the coldest …

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The University of Michigan Women’s Volleyball Sweeps the Oregon State University

Today I watched the University of Michigan Sweep Oregon State University in 3 games to win the ASICS Rainbow Wahine Invitational Tournament. This game was not as exciting as the game against the University of Hawaii last night, but it was good to see that the University of Michigan is still undefeated.

The University of Michigan Women’s Volleyball Upsets #10 Ranked University of Hawaii

This morning I was talking with a guy from work and he informed me that there is a season opening tournament for the University of Hawaii women‚Äö√Ñ√¥s volleyball. He also informed me that UH is playing the University of Michigan for their opening game. Once I heard that I knew I had to go to …

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2005 college football Hawaii vs Michigan State

In 2004, the University of Hawaii with their superstars of Timmy Chang and Chad Owens, beat Michigan State in Hawaii. For the 2005 season, Hawaii will have to find 30 new member replacements for their losses of players they suffered in 2004. This year Hawaii is going to Michigan. It will be nice to watch …

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White’s Bridge

Went over to White’s Bridge near Lowell, Michigan to see the historic covered bridge.

Jason Newsted (Former Metallica Bassist) the Unknown Story

In 1998 I was in Okinawa, Japan when I received my Metallica fan club magazine which informed me of the bands upcoming tour. It was actually happening, Metallica was coming to Japan. I knew immediately I had to get tickets. So I checked with the Metallica club to see if I could get tickets through …

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