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A DELIGHTFUL DAY AT DIA

Travels with Charley: Getting My Day at DIA by Charles McKelvy The third time was the charm. First, we four were going to go to Detroit Institute of Arts on July 24, and then I was going to go all … Continue reading

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HONESTLY, ABE

 

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SCARAB CLUB

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A DANDY DAY AT DIA

The third time was the charm, meaning that after two previous attempts to visit Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), we finally succeeded on Thursday, August 20.  And, yes, as previously posted, I played my clarinet in DIA’s parking lot after … Continue reading

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MAKIN’ MUSIC IN MOTOWN

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MOTOWN MEMORIES

Had there been no COVID-19 crisis, I would be finalizing plans to attend the International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous in Detroit next week. Alas, it was canceled, along with just about everything else. Right?  Yes, the new normal is strikingly … Continue reading

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EL DIA EN DIA

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DUTCH TREATS AT DIA

(Detroit, Michigan)  Next time you’re in the vicinity of 5200 Woodward Avenue, head on up to the third floor of Detroit Institute of Arts and spend an afternoon in the DUTCH GOLDEN AGE galleries.  You will behold, as we recently … Continue reading

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DIEGO DOES DETROIT

(Detroit Institute of Arts) Long we have looked at the amazing Detroit Industry Murals, but until Friday, October 11, 2019, we have not located the artist himself, Diego Rivera. But on Friday our friendly guide took us to the Mexican … Continue reading

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ON FINAL APPROACH

For a confirmed old plane-spotter like me, driving I-94 to Detroit has the distinct advantage of passing within landing distance of the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, or simply Detroit Metro.  Such was the case Friday when Joe Rochetto drove … Continue reading

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DELIVER DE LETTER

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GOOD DAY FOR GOOD YEAR

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CHANGE OF VENUE

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A DAY FOR DIA

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A DAY IN DETROIT

Detroit?!?  Yes, for my birthday, on May 7, we took Amtrak’s Wolverine from New Buffalo to Detroit and spent four delightful hours in Motown before heading home on the westbound Wolverine at 6:18 p.m.  We focused our visit on: two … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY PRESENT

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TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

Memorable Moments in Motown by Charles McKelvy I got my first impression of Detroit in the fall of 1967 when I was told by the folks at the hotel in the heart of the Motor City: “Don’t go outside.” I … Continue reading

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