Category Archives: Southeast Michigan

The Arm, the Cigarette and the Man in the Shorts

What does the couple behind the sliding glass door think when they see me head up the walk to the front door of my apartment building around 5:30 a.m. or so each morning?  I’ve just finished exercising.  They’re smoking cigarettes. I’m usually … Continue reading

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Hoping to Make Thomas Edison’s Generator Shine

Industrialist Henry Ford liked water power. He called it “white coal,” and when decided to build small auto factories in rural communities (his Village Industries) he often chose old grist mills since they were located on streams and rivers and … Continue reading

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