Ironwood Michigan, with Jeff Daniels
May 29, 2013 9:17 PM Subscribe
posted by HuronBob (9 comments total)
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.... a sacred place.
Jeff Daniels, is, if nothing else, a stanch Michigander. Growing up in Chelsea, Michigan, Jeff still lives near the Jiffy Mix
Plant and supports the arts in and around his home town through the establishment and support of the Purple Rose Theater
. His family owns Chelsea Lumber
(most of the pole barns in the area were built by Chelsea Lumber).
Jeff's movie, "Escanaba in da Moonlight"
is the definitive work on Michigan deer hunting, defining the plight of the Buckless Yooper
His music often draws us into the past, as in his song about his "Grandfather's Hat"
. He celebrated Detroit with his song about (the somewhat marginal) Detroit iron "Blue Valiant"
And, like anyone from Michigan, he has the "Tiger Fan Blues".
Perhaps the best from this local boy, is his version of "Michigan, my Michigan