“there are cities that get by on their good looks, offer climate and scenery, views of mountains or oceans, rockbound or with palm trees. and there are cities like detroit that have to work for a living.”
*note – (elmore was a prolific american author/screenwriter who lived in the detroit area, where i grew up.
my father resembled elmore in his later years, was frequently mistaken for him,
and signed autographs upon request)
photo image: detroit river conservancy, detroit riverfront, michigan, usa
‘ESPN to televise stone skipping competition from Mackinac Island. And I’m not kidding.’
“all sports for all people.”
*Pierre de Coubertin
*Charles Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (French) 1863 – 1937, (also known as Pierre de Coubertin and Baron de Coubertin) was a French educator and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second President.
credits: dave millar, roger priebe, mackinac island dockporters association