Tag Archives: Michigan

2014 Miss America is from St Joseph, Michigan

Click here for Japanese text. The 2014 Miss America is an Indian American. To me, what’s as important as she is an Indian American is that she is from St. Joseph, Michigan. St. Joseph is a small town in southwest … Continue reading

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Are Asians Good Swimmers?

It was about this time of last year that Dr. Liu, the pediatric surgeon from Chicago, died in Lake Michigan. I wrote about it in the Japanese side of my blog. I meant to translate it into English soon, but … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Cruises – Are They Worth $10K?

For Japanese, please click here (日本語はこちらをクリック). As the cold Michigan winter starts winding down, I start thinking about spring and summer, as many other people do. I had another opportunity to write an article for the March issue of the … Continue reading

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A Sunny Winter Morning After Snowfall @Golf Course, Ann Arbor

For Japanese, please click here! One winter morning in the Huron Hills Golf Course in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It’s close from my home. Nobody (can) plays golf there in winter. It transforms into a park. In the mid-January, Michigan is … Continue reading

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Cranberry Harvest Show @South Haven, Michigan

For Japanese, please click here! I wrote this post back in 2010 in the Japanese side of my blog in a bilingual format.  I separated the English text, as it had made the post twice as long and look busy. … Continue reading

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Pure Michigan Singalong Campaign

For Japanese, please click here! My blogger friend in Japan told me that there is a singalong video about Michigan in YouTube. Here is the URL: Update: Unfortunately this singalong video has been removed from YouTube, because a secondary copyright … Continue reading

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Stand Up Paddle (SUP) @Lake Michigan – Even I Can Do This?

日本語はこちらをクリック (For Japanese, please click here)! If you live in the Great Lakes region or if you are going to visit any of the Great Lakes, you may want to seize the opportunity to try a rather easy-to-do water sport … Continue reading

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