My wife Kim and I live on a 16 acre farm in Solon Township in Kent County.
We are trying to get a beef operation going, but make some money with our egg business.
I love to restore old wooden motor boats. (DO YOU HAVE ONE THAT'S BEEN IN A BARN FOR YEARS?)
I love to fly radio control airplanes and the ones with strings that we all had as kids! Anyone have some of those lying around?
My best buck is a rather small eight point, but it is hanging in my office.
My best fish was a King Salmon I fought for 45 minutes on the lake. But it got away.
I grew up in Chicago and remain a dedicated Cubs and Bears fan.
He was 87 years old when he died a couple of days ago.
In Milwaukee he was well known for helping bring the Brewers to town, but that's not what you know him for. His dad, was a big time insurance guy, and was involved in shipping on the Great Lakes. When his Mom christened one of dads ships in 1958 the ship was named for the guy in the bow tie, his son. Here is a picture of that ship.
This ship was named after the man in the bow tie. It was the Iron Ore Freighter Edmund Fitzgerald.....