From the Petoskey stones in her jewelry to the photographs in her house, Lynn Petrak describes how keepsakes of Michigan help her survive the cold winter months. Hear more on how she carries these mementos from Living in Michigan all year-round on Pure Michigan Connect!
I am trudging across a city street on a day with subzero wind chills and not a speck of sunlight. As I pull my hat down over my ears to keep warm, I brush my hand against my earrings, with their smooth stone and gritty glass, and actually smile.
A bit of Michigan shoreline does that to you.
Hi Pure Michigan Connect Readers! We found some great news, fun Michigan events, and interesting stories this week, and we wanted to share them with all of you. Enjoy!
Congrats go out to Allen Park native Alice Cooper, who, along with his band, has been nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Once inducted, the famed shock-rocker will join the ranks of other Detroit-area bands including the Stooges, Madonna, Patti Smith, Bob Seger and Motown artists such as Smokey Robinson. What other Michigan artists do you think deserve to be inducted?
Free Fishing Weekend
February 19-20, 2011 Statewide
An ice time to try fishing! One of two weekends a year when all Michigan fishing license fees are waived on inland and Great Lakes waters (fishing regulations apply).