Monday, June 08, 2009

Up North

We took a quick trip up north this weekend. I could show you pictures of The Bridge. Or the wonderful pasties that we ate. Or the fudge which we did not eat.

Instead I will show you this:


I love it! Doesn't it make you want to meet the person who thought this sign was a good idea?

BTW....if you're not from Michigan, pasties have nothing to do with exotic dancers. They are a Cornish meat pie, brought to Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the late 19th/early 20th century by immigrants who came to work the copper mines.

5 comments:

  1. Good eye to catch that!

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  2. What a great sign.

    No fudge? I think that having the courage to drive across the bridge deserves at least two pieces!

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  3. What a great sign - it would make a great greeting card (who uses mail anymore?) or poster.

    We had Cornish miners here as well and for the same reason, only gold and silver. Pasties are awesome!

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  4. Thanks for the giggle.

    We used to have an authentic English tea room in our area (before they closed down) and I loved their pasties, so that was the first thing I thought about as I read this post. Of course, they pronounced it "pahs - ties". :)

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  5. It looks like it should be from a bizarro or far side cartoon. Lot's of people wandering around with their heads in books!

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