Lake Michigan waves at sunset, and a poem

It was a windy sunset last night . . . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y81Y17CfGzQ Poem courtesy of The Academy of American Poets - poets.org. Click HERE to see the website. O Sea, That Knowest Thy Strength Effie Lee Newsome - 1885-1978 Hast thou been known to sing,        O sea, that knowest thy strength?Hast thou been known … Continue reading Lake Michigan waves at sunset, and a poem

Michigan Monday – Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

The verse below is the first stanza of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem “Evangeline.” I’ve mentioned before that I have an affinity for Longfellow, I think because we read his poetry in elementary school and because his “Song of Hiawatha” is set in the Pictured Rocks area of Michigan on the southern shore of Lake … Continue reading Michigan Monday – Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie

Sharing a post from Thumbwind’s blog.

Check out this post from Mike Hardy via his Thumbwind blog (click on the post title to read the post): Five Tales About Michigan Indian Tribes You Were Never Taught in School. The book referred to in the post is available free from Gutenber.org; click HERE to read or download. (Did you know you can … Continue reading Sharing a post from Thumbwind’s blog.