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Monday Photo Blog: Midwest Can Be Alright

  • Published November 22, 2010 By icki
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I’m from the Midwest and more or less fled to the West Coast as soon as I could. I’ve moved back to the Midwest a few times, but here I am, out in the Bay Area again. When I’m here, I miss the Midwest. When I’m in the Midwest I can’t believe I ever left California. Grass is greener and all that. Despite the many qualms I have with the Midwest (and even because of those qualms), I have a soft spot for the Midwest. So when Bobby Hussy — himself a Bay Area transplant from the Midwest — sent a batch of photos from a recent trip back to Madison for Chopperfest, it caught my eye. I bumped his photos to the top of the queue.

The Midwest Beat @ Mickey's Tavern, Madison, WI, 13 November 2010 (photo by Bobby Hussy)
The Midwest Beat @ Mickey's Tavern, Madison, WI, 13 November 2010 (photo by Bobby Hussy)
The Midwest Beat @ Mickey's Tavern, Madison, WI, 13 November 2010 (photo by Bobby Hussy)

And given the little theme of this week’s photo blog, I thought I’d close with these two gems, both from my native Indiana.

The GIZMOS – The Midwest Can Be Alright

DOW JONES & THE INDUSTRIALS – Can’t Stand the Midwest

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