My son is graduating from the University of Michigan on May 1st, and President Obama has accepted to give the commencement address. Whether or not you agree with President Obama’s policies, I think we can all agree on one thing: He is one of the best orators of our times. If anyone can motivate young people in these tough economic times, it’s President Obama.
So should I film President Obama with my flip camera? Perhaps I need something more professional than that. Fortunately my husband has a SONY EX1. He wants to produce movies in his spare time, just as much as I want to become a published author. (I know, we’re both
Hotels in Ann Arbor, Michigan have been booked for months, if not years, for this event. I booked two weeks ago, and of course, there were no rooms available in Ann Arbor, unless you were willing to spend $250/night for a Hampton Inn…NOT.
So instead, we shall be staying 17 miles outside Ann Arbor, and all I can say is with over 40,000 students, fortunately not all graduating, I hope we find a parking spot.
- The University was founded in Detroit 1817 as one of the first public universities in the country.
- President Gerald Ford was an alumni of the University of Michigan.
- Seven Nobel prize Winners.
- 116 Olympic medalists.
- The entire crew of Apollo 15.
I know this seems strange, but I can tell a lot about your personality based on the tree you pick. Just kidding.