My husband Floyd and I, on short notice, planned a trip to the Thumb area in Michigan with good friends Diana and Stuart. They were cyclists and Floyd and I had new bikes; that was about all we had in common on the bicycle thing. Anyway, I had a work trip to Washington, D.C. that preceded the biking trip.
My mom begged us not to go to the Thumb. It was well known to be “militant territory” in Michigan. Read more