Mini IU - Part I

michelle_zone4September 10, 2009

We were greeted by Missy when we arrived. Honey and Tom were fabulous and we had such a great time.

Honey's garden is fabulous. I loved the way it backed up to a pond.

We had lunch at Henry Ford's estate. There were gardens to see there as well.

We went to Greenfield Village - a creation of Henry Ford. Honey's brother works there so he gave us a personal tour and his lovely wife came along as well. Of course there were gardens to see there also. The first 2 shots were a cottage he had dismantled and brought over from England. The 3rd shot was Rick and Tom moving the roundhouse at the train station. The last shot was our model T ride. Honey, Tom and their SIL were in this one.

I'll add more later.

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(Waving furiously to all our MI friends!!!!)

What a great trip, Michelle! I can't wait to see more!


    Bookmark   September 11, 2009 at 7:57AM
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deanneart(z5Southern NH)

How FABULOUS!!!! Looks like you all had a great time. So wonderful to see Honey and Tom! Thanks for taking the time to post these photos. Love them all,


    Bookmark   September 11, 2009 at 8:35AM
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gardenbug(Canada zone 5)

So nice to see everyone, Missy included! DH loves the Model T. (He had a Model A growing up.)

    Bookmark   September 11, 2009 at 9:28AM
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What a fun trip, Michelle -- gardens and friends for you, trains and cars for the men, lol. Thank so much for posting these.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2009 at 10:56AM
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How great to get pics and news of the Honey tribe-including the all important Missy shot too ! Looks like everyone is having fun , and Honeys gardens look fabu ! Can't wait to see more pics- I hope you told her we miss her ! Thanks for sharing your trip with us ..

Kathy in Napa

    Bookmark   September 11, 2009 at 9:36PM
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What fun Michelle. Honeys front landscaping has really matured. It all looks great. Good to see Missy all grown up too.
Looks like everyone enjoyed the Henry Ford place. How Nice that you had a personal tour guide.

You know, I feel well traveled this summer and I haven't even left home. Idylls are the best for sharing trips.


    Bookmark   September 13, 2009 at 7:10PM
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flowerluvr(Z5 IN)

Wow, what a great surprise to see this thread! Honey's gardens look marvelous, and great to see everyone's face :) Thanks for sharing, Michelle!

    Bookmark   September 15, 2009 at 6:35PM
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prairiemoon2 z6 MA

Michelle....glad you were able to get to visit with Idyllers. Not sure how far Honey and Tom are from you. I remember Missy! Such a beautiful dog. Honey and Tom's garden is so roomy and neat. Love that angel.

    Bookmark   September 27, 2009 at 6:33AM
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