• Greenfield Village and Henry Ford Musuem,  Politics

    Get out and vote!

    “Every election is determined by the people who show up.” ~Larry Sabato, political scientist Today is an especially critical Election Day — yet I’m not seeing as many lawn signs in my neighborhood this time around. And no wonder. For past the few years, there’s been a palpable sense of anxiety hovering like a thundercloud cloud over any conversation that threatens to turn political, even among old friends and neighbors. These are stormy times, and ours is a volatile, divided nation. Political attack ads on TV are uglier than the back end of a baboon, and for that reason alone, I’ll be relieved when this midterm election is over. These…