The second episode of The Week features more from Michigan Notable Books on Alden B Dow and Tyree Guyton’s Heidelberg Project, southern Michigan’s big snow and a blizzard of photos from the Absolute Michigan pool.
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Hamilton’s Standard Arithmetic by pizzo led off our Michigan books feature. You can read about the Library of Michigan’s 2008 Notable Books on Absolute Michigan and visit the Library of Michigan to learn about the Michigan Notable Book Program and see past winners. Books profiled last week are Alden B. Dow: Midwestern Modern by Diane Maddex and Connecting the Dots: Tyree Guyton’s Heidelberg Project. The video can be seen in its entirety on YouTube and you can learn more about the Joyce Foundation on their web site. The photo was Animal House at the Heidelberg Project by Detroit Derek, and he has a bunch more that you can see if you click through!
Here’s the article (900 + 25,000 = a whole lot of photos!) on the Absolute Michigan group on Flickr’s 900th member (cedarkayak) and 25,000th photo (added by David). We featured a few photos from the 845th page of photos – aka “Page 1″ in the Absolute Michigan pool: Lake Freighter by g.s. george, Monday Morning August 1…One more month of Summer by mstephens7 and Fell by Mr. Physics.
Wonderland on Michigan in Pictures has the lowdown on the New Years Day Blizzard of 2008. Phots featured here were Untitled by chadâ„¢, Trees split by the weight of a new snow, Vinsetta Park neighborhood, Royal Oak, Michigan, New Year’s Day 2008 by Conlawprof, On the Fence by Kathy~, New Years Day by Karen from Michigan and Big Kid and Little Kid by Daylily18.
For more on Book Month on Absolute Michigan and to add YOUR favorite writers, books and booksellers, check out The Michigan Reader.
- It’s a Gas Gas Gas! by ldicerbo
- Snow Tires by bellzatk
- fence corner by jeff lamb
- greatcliff Fayette Michigan by whitewaves (pictured right)
- Big Waves by ER Post
- Untitled I & II (from Nubs Nob) by btwphotography
- Untitled by by Patrick T Power
- the road leads where it’s led by Where’s Walden?
- Barnz by Miss Lauralee
- House by deszpuna
- Children of the Snow by Allan L. McFarlane
- Blizzard NYE 07 Clarkston, MI by Curtnrod
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