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The Henry Ford Museum – America’s Memory Lane

The Henry Ford Museum, with its collections of airplanes, trains, and cars to furniture, farming and manufacturing equipment, and the history of justice in the United States, is too big to summarize adequately in the space of this blog. The … Continue reading

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National Museum of Naval Aviation – More than 100 years of Unique Aviation History

Introduction The beginnings of US naval aviation are somewhat blurred. For example, the first aircraft to take off from, or land on a naval ship were demonstrations in 1910 by civil pilot, Eugene Ely, an employee of Glen Curtiss. On … Continue reading

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Greenfield Village – The Ford Village Experience

Or: Reassembling early 20th Century America Where can you walk into the Wright Brothers’ bicycle shop (from Dayton, Ohio), and five minutes later tour the homes of Noah Webster (from New Haven Connecticut), and Robert Frost (from Ann Arbor, Michigan), … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Wheels

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Wheels You asked for wheels. Here are some of my favorites.

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16 Months of Adventure – Riverside 177 White Water Retro Camper Report

A 16-Month Performance and Adventure Report Sixteen months ago we drove our brand new Riverside 177 White Water Retro camper off of the dealer’s lot. Shortly before I posted the first “Camper Report,” we had experienced several minor issues, but … Continue reading

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Bats – The Basics

(Subtitle: The Relationship between Bats and the Cost of Our Food!) It is interesting how seemingly unrelated events come together for a totally unexpected outcome. Event 1 – Early this summer, I was disappointed to see only two or three … Continue reading

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Two Old Guys Trying to Recapture Their Youth – Part 2

(Continued from Part 1 – See) Day 4 – The Organization for Bat Conservation (OBC), Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Our first destination in Michigan was the OBC at the Cranbrook Institute in Bloomfield Hills, about 50 miles north of our campground. … Continue reading

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Two Old Guys Trying to Recapture Their Youth – Part 1

Well, not exactly, but… John and I became friends as college classmates in the mid-1960s. In the spring of our junior year, we took off on spring break for a week’s trip to Florida. That was our first road trip. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Travel Events

One of the purposes of this blog space is to post travel and destination articles. With the closing of the store progressing on schedule, we have planned several camping and other trips through the end of the year. Expect to … Continue reading

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Renaissance Musings Table of Contents

Note: Entries into this Contents page are being discontinued. I now realize that there are sufficient tools to search this blog and this Contents simply duplicates those tools. Additionally, there are very few indications of “hits” on this page; very … Continue reading

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