Tag: michigan

Christian Identity: The scary religion you don’t know about

Sadly, Michigan is home to an awful lot of racist bastards with guns.  The Hutaree group arrested in May 2010 for stockpiling guns and explosives is a pretty good example.  Once again,  Americans were shooting […]

The Michigan Oil Spill

One of the things I’m very surprised about is how people outside Michigan don’t seem to know anything about the MILLION GALLON oil spill that happened in July: “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated that […]

I forgot Michigan is this pretty

I was up in Petoskey this weekend, and really loved it. Lake Michigan can be very beautiful.

A Holiday Garden Story

I really thought this was a cool story from Michigan, and wanted to share.  I don’t really get into the whole Holiday thing, but I’m all about heartwarming stories :) “Question: What do area farmers […]

Yay! Wait…oh.

Well, Michigan now has a budget, and the Governor did not use her line item veto to completely destroy Extension. That’s the good news. But.   The Extension budget will still be cut 44%, which is […]

Holy F’N Shit

You might remember that I got in trouble in the past for saying what I thought about some cuts to Michigan’s State Budget in early 2009. And that was NOTHING compared to what’s about to […]

The Stout Scarab

Apparently it’s Insect Car Week at the Bug Blog! I think everyone knows the Volkswagen Beetle–the iconic Coleopteran car. But how many of you have heard of the 1935 Stout Scarab? “The Stout Scarab was […]

Granola, Masturbation, and Michigan History

You can’t live in Michigan long without running into a building, or project, or something that is named after W.K. Kellogg, founder of the Kellogg cereal company and major philanthropist. It’s his brother, Dr. John […]

Ospreys return to Lower Michigan!

I recently got a letter from the Michigan Nature Association that announced they have nesting ospreys at the Helmer Brook Plant Preserve.  Osprey Watch reports there are 17 active nests in lower Michigan this year. […]