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Go West [Michigan], Young Man!

When your family is debating their upcoming summer vacation, don't forget to consider the often overlooked Michigan beachtowns along the southwest Michigan shoreline. The areas along this shoreline offer many amenities and family fun, are quite affordable and travel-friendly. Follow the link above for additional information on these possible vacation spots.

Listened to an Audiobook About Detroit

Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff is an absorbing (if short) take on Detroit during the past five years. The audio version was well-done, if a bit jarring (the actor had no idea how we pronounce names of people and places in this area - like Shone-her Road or Kwame Kill-patrick.)

I read a book.

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Lake Huron by Ann Armbruster
This is about a lake in our state. It has the most islands of all the great lakes. The lake is named after Native Americans.

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"Bell Isle to 8 Mile: an insider's guide to Detroit" by Andy Linn

Shopped at Canton Farmers Market

Though it isn't the largest, Canton's Farmers Market is one of the best around! It's open every Sunday from 9 am to 1 pm (however, it's closed July 7 for the holiday) and is located at Preservation Park in Cherry Hill Village. All food, arts, crafts and other items sold at the market must be grown or made in Michigan. I really enjoy buying locally grown produce and farm fresh eggs, asking the Master Gardeners questions, checking out the food demonstrations by Michigan chefs, talking with the farmers about my own backyard "crops," and listening to the live music on the front porch of the historic Bartlett-Travis House. There are also activities for the kids (including storytimes hosted by Canton Public Library!) and opportunities to tour the historic farm equipment on site. Something for everyone!

Read a book about Detroit.

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Read "Detroit: a biography" by Scott Martelle

I visited the top of the thumb of Michigan and I went into Lake Huron

i traveled to traverse city for one week!

it was fun

I made a miitten Michigan with all the places and rivers and lakes on it

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Heroes A2Z Cherry Bomb Squad by David Anthony

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Heroes A2Z Digging for Dinos by David Anthony

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Heroes A2Z Bowling Over Halloween by David Anthony

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Heroes A2Z Bowling Over Halloween by David Anthony

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Heros A2Z Digging for Dinos by David Anthony

I saw rainbow after the swimming class. It's so beautiful!

i went to Mackinaw Island

I learned about the Islands history

Helped out at my school

Entered the My Mitten library contest