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JNelson6563 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-17-10 10:29 PM
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21. Marquette goes blue
I could tell when I first went there, they really invest in their community. Then I looked into and my suspicions were confirmed.

With that said, I'm in Traverse City and wouldn't want to live anywhere else. There's plenty of liberals here in this red county. Michael Moore's great State Theater is here and there's lots of culture, a community college, Interlochen Arts Academy and awesome events summer and winter. I live and work downtown so I am lucky to walk everywhere (mostly). Rolling green hills a ten minute drive away, awesome farmer's market, u-pick orchards and farms, wineries on the Leelanau and Old Mission peninsulas. And sparkling blue water everywhere.

I ask you, what more could anyone want?? ;-)


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  -What is the weather like in your area in Michigan today? Storms? Muggy? glinda  Jul-14-10 04:34 PM   #0 
  - Hot and sunny, low humidity. 91 deg.  louis-t   Jul-14-10 04:37 PM   #1 
  - we get your weather a day later.  notadmblnd   Jul-14-10 04:40 PM   #2 
  - I want more snow actually. MN has been having less snowy winters.  glinda   Jul-14-10 11:07 PM   #4 
  - The Great Lakes moderate the weather within the state of MI somewhat  Urban Prairie   Jul-14-10 04:45 PM   #3 
  - That is good info. Thanks! The UP is what we have talked about.  glinda   Jul-14-10 11:09 PM   #5 
  - It was a beautifully comfy partly starry night last night.  Festivito   Jul-15-10 10:02 AM   #6 
  - Thank you. I like to know where Dem areas are. We live in Repub area now and it sucks.  glinda   Jul-15-10 11:57 PM   #7 
  - The state has a mix of both liberal Dem and very conservative hot spots  MichiganVote   Jul-16-10 06:34 PM   #8 
  - Sounds like a lot of Republicans and Tea Baggers from what you said.  glinda   Jul-16-10 09:07 PM   #9 
     - Nah...not too much tea bagging. The state is teetering on the brink of a republican  MichiganVote   Jul-16-10 09:38 PM   #10 
     - Marquette goes blue  JNelson6563   Jul-17-10 10:29 PM   #21 
  - Ann Arbor is extremely Democratic  1gobluedem   Jul-16-10 10:32 PM   #11 
  - Husband says he doesn't like Ann Arbor for some reason but Marguette  glinda   Jul-16-10 11:03 PM   #12 
     - Ann Arbor is a neat town. The college of course adds hugely to the culture.  MichiganVote   Jul-17-10 12:17 PM   #13 
     - Thanks for the great information. We have Arts backgrounds  glinda   Jul-17-10 03:03 PM   #14 
        - Most tornadic activity in Mi. occurs in the SW areas near the lake. Rare in the UP.  MichiganVote   Jul-17-10 04:40 PM   #15 
        - Ummmmm. Traverse appeals to husband because of the Cherry Festival. LOL!  glinda   Jul-17-10 09:43 PM   #17 
           - MIT is in Houghton about as Northern as you can get.. Marquette has Northern University.  MichiganVote   Jul-17-10 09:58 PM   #20 
        - Ann Arbor was voted one of the best places to retire in the country  1gobluedem   Jul-29-10 09:51 AM   #23 
     - I'm in TC. Love it here.  dmr   Jul-17-10 06:26 PM   #16 
        - Amazingly great info! Love your kitty also.  glinda   Jul-17-10 09:44 PM   #18 
           - Forgot. Just got out of my basement after two hours under tornadoes.  glinda   Jul-17-10 09:45 PM   #19 
  - Looked like you got some tornadic activity yesterday. How was the UP?  glinda   Jul-28-10 08:19 PM   #22 

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