Kudos for antique & collectible keepers

In this disposable society, it’s a miracle that we have any reminders of days gone by.   Children often don’t care for the common household items used by their parents and grandparents or don’t have any place to put it!  Faye Michel (pictured above) and her husband Joey are rare exceptions. They unintentionally maintain one of the most extensive collections of 19th and 20th century collectibles – most still in use!

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So long, old friend

My favorite place to do some serious walking, running and thinking is the walking trail around the lake just outside the Athletic Complex on the campus of MSU. I don’t know if it has a name but it should – something like Eckky’s Pond II (for you MSU grads who know such landmarks). 

It is located right along Dudy Noble field where I spent so many good times, and they are relived each time I go to the walking trail. Continue reading