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Family Drive 90 Miles Before Realizing They Left Their Daughter At Rest Stop

I have accidentally left several things behind on road trips, including an umbrella, a pair of socks and most of the DVD’s from the first season of Arrested Development. What happened to this family...
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Bye Bye Windshield Ice

File this under the category of 'Why didn't we think of this?' Check out this super simple (and super cheap) method for getting rid of windshield ice For Tina and myself at least, and our early...

Chris’ Vacation Dream

If you could go anywhere in the world..where would it be?  There are a lot of place I would like to go.  One of them is Polata Palace, located in the Tibet area of...
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Delta Releases The Most Obnoxious Safety Video Ever

Boring as it may be, the safety lecture, or safety video that we all must suffer through before takeoff on any flight is important. While most of us will never need to put our...
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Sleeping Bear Dunes Announces 2017 Stargazing Parties

Most in Michigan know the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, once declared the most beautiful place in America, always looks beautiful in the daylight. But stargazers quickly point out that the gem on the...
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Michigan Speed Limit Increase Begins Monday

Your local commute, or summer road trip, might get a little faster next week. A Michigan speed limit increase, passed by the state legislature, officially goes into effect on May 1st. The new speed...
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5 Underrated Destinations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

After tying the knot on August 13th, my wife and I spent a week honeymooning in Michigan’s upper peninsula. We’ve both been to the upper peninsula before, but we’ve never had the time we...
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MDOT to Suspend Construction For Holiday Travelers

Holiday travelers, rejoice! MDOT announced that many construction projects will be halted over the 4th of July weekend to help ease traffic concerns. Additionally, many roads currently closed due to construction will open this...

Beautiful Haiti

If you are a regular listener to My1043, you probably know that I recently took a trip to Haiti.  This was not only the first time I had ever left the country, but also...
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Michigan Day Trips: Belle Isle Park

Once overlooked by most of the state of Michigan, and Detroit residents themselves, Belle Isle Park is slowly but surely reviving itself as a great getaway in Michigan’s biggest city. The park opened in...