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Fish in the Rouge



On the way to picking up our van from the mechanic's shop, my son and I took a detour along the bank of the Upper Rouge River (about a minute walk from my house). Looking in the water in a shallow pool I noticed fish! Baby fish--minnows or some species I couldn't tell, but still, there were living fish there. That might sound very mundane, but you have to realize that until only recently the Rouge River was one of the most polluted in the US. The fact that there are environmentally sensitive species living in an urban stretch of this river is testimony to the fact that people can get their act together when it comes to environmental devastation.

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BeachGal said…
Howdy Not Hamlet! I really enjoyed your blog on Fish. I think this is a fabulous way to stay in contact. Once a year is too long of a wait. It seems the really important things in life - sharing SciFi with the little ones and seeing Fish in the Rouge...that's what really counts :0) Took Frankie to see Transformers in Caseville this weekend, and it brought back a lot of great times. It's so nice I can share them with him like they were new! Funny how the greats - Godzilla and Transformers never die. Great to hear from you and hope you and the family are well!
Amy said…
Fantastic!!!! I remember playing in the Rouge when I was a kid (I know, I know, explans a lot...).

Beachgal, just in case you see this comment... Caseville? It's rare that I hear anyone mention Caseville. I was just there a bit a go visiting old memories (my childhood was spent in Caseville).

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