Deutschland - The country with one people, oddles of fine flavors and at least 1,200 sausages

Deutschland – The country with one people, oddles of fine flavors and at least 1,200 sausages

My Favorite Subject

It’s that time of year again – October – the month following Oktoberfest.  This is when the harvest comes in and the Eiswein flows and the colors jump out of the woods and onto your dinner table.Herbst in Dresden

Hot roasted beef sandwiches – pumpkins turned into everything from breads and soup to decorations and graffiti – and the weather just seems to want to beg you to stay out until dark.

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Mr. ArtPrize - Mr. JoJangles: One Man Band

Mr. ArtPrize – Mr. JoJangles: One Man Band

Today is the last day to see Mr. JoJangles at The Gerald R. Ford Museum and the last day of ArtPrize!

mrjojangles

http://youtu.be/7Mp4Lbp6NvQ

Originally discovered on: Mr. JoJangles: One Man Band.

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Doing The ArtPrize Shuffle

Doing The ArtPrize Shuffle

Do What The Best WayFinders Do! Become Part Of The Experience – Share The Fascination

ArtPrize 2014

Make A Tour Of Grand Rapids A Memorable One

Wayfinders at ArtPrize

You don’t have to be a clown.  But it helps.  Nearly ½ million visitors to the exhibition will challenge your understanding of what it means to be the “face” of the city.

Don’t frown on the opportunity!

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When in Grand Rapids……………………

When in Grand Rapids……………………

Do What Artists Do! Become Part Of The Exhibition

ArtPrize 2014

Or Take A Tour Through History The Meyer May House

The Meyer May House

You don’t have to be an architect to appreciate this house, built in 1908-09.  More information on Wikipedia here.  Generally open on Sunday afternoons and by appointment, it should be open for extended hours during ArtPrize 2014.

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The 12 Step Program for Wooden Teeth Republicans

The 12 Step Program for Wooden Teeth Republicans

They told me it is safer not to discuss politics.  So I won’t.  I’ll just discuss wooden teeth.  Sort of.  Here is STEP ONE.  Admitting you can’t control your addiction and/or compulsion. My Wooden Teeth

My Wooden Teeth

First there were The Republicans.  The salt of the old Middle Ohio Valley American Tin Crafters who were hanging around hunting raccoon and illegal potato poachers in Jackson, Michigan.  They…

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Illegal Aliens and Ex-Cons Storm the Beach in San Diego, not Children

I can only shake my head.  If we had simply stuck to the laws as written we would not be having this discussion and opening this huge can or worms now.  

Illegal Aliens and Ex-Cons Storm the Beach in San Diego, not Children

I can only shake my head.  If we had simply stuck to the laws as written we would not be having this discussion and opening this huge can or worms now.  

I Stand by Brain Calley - Here is Why

I Stand by Brain Calley – Here is Why

Once Again – How Can a Man Stand By Calmly? Governor Rick Snyder Endorses Brian Calley Tom Urich Stumping with Brian Calley

Tom Urich Stumping with Brian Calley for Justin Amash

The election primary for US Representative for the 3rd District had been called “the ugliest” nationally as incumbent Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, successfully won on August 5th the chance for his third consecutive term against Brian Ellis.  Right…

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Urban Living on 2 Wheels – The Motoped

I Could Get Used To This Helmets are no longer mandatory in Michigan.  There are clearly two sides of this development - I hesitate to call it an…

Urban Living on 2 Wheels – The Motoped

I Could Get Used To This Helmets are no longer mandatory in Michigan.  There are clearly two sides of this development - I hesitate to call it an…

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

When You Start Throwing Rocks, Mr. Ellis, Don’t expect a hug from Amash Supporters “Change” of Words Is Not Enough…

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due

When You Start Throwing Rocks, Mr. Ellis, Don’t expect a hug from Amash Supporters “Change” of Words Is Not Enough…

When You Think It Gets Too Hot In The Kitchen……

When “Change” Is Not Enough, We Can Do Better Than Change

When You Think It Gets Too Hot In The Kitchen……

When “Change” Is Not Enough, We Can Do Better Than Change