Good Ol’ Septimus {A Bad Axe History Poem}

Are you from Bad Axe? Then you must, have heard of good ol' Septimus. If you're an Irwin you might be included in his family tree. In eighteen hundred thirty-three is where we'll start our history. Born in September on the fourth From Canada, our neighbor North. His family later made their way to Michigan, … Continue reading Good Ol’ Septimus {A Bad Axe History Poem}

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The Need for Rural Revolutionaries

""We raise our most capable rural children from the beginning to expect that as soon as possible they will leave and that if they are successful they will never return. We impose upon them, an affect, a kind of homelessness.""   If they were good they wouldn't be in the country, they'd be somewhere else. … Continue reading The Need for Rural Revolutionaries