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Carl selected by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland to provide artwork for new tower

Carl R. Sams II is one of 84 Michigan artists chosen by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) to provide artwork for its new South Patient Tower scheduled to open in 2014. A call for artists issued this spring by SJMO requested submissions that support the healing journey, represent the community and present elements of nature or […]

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Swan and Cygnet photograph by Carl R. Sams II

Carl and Jean have a new print! “Swan Featherbed” is a beautiful picture of a swan and cygnet photographed by Carl near Milford, Michigan. View it here. View all of Carl and Jean’s wildlife and nature prints.

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Get out and enjoy nature…and reap the benefits

Do you get out and enjoy nature? I did this past Sunday with a close friend at Proud Lake State Recreation Area in Milford, Michigan and it felt great! We even saw two deer grazing in a meadow, which made the hike even more special. In the article, “Do you underestimate the joys of nature?” […]

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More photos from Main Street Art and Milford Memories

More photos in front of Main Street Art during Milford Memories 2011. Both photos were taken on Friday, August 12, 2011. The weather was perfect and the festival streets were packed!                                                 […]

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Coyote attacks on dogs increase

Coyote attacks on dogs in southeast Michigan are on the increase. A friend who runs a dog rescue group told me this morning that a number of dogs in Milford have been attacked by coyotes recently, according to a veterinarian she spoke with who works in Milford. Watch the short video below of Chip Acey of Springfield Township, […]

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Learn how you can help rescue bears at Grand Rapids presentation

Do you want to help rescue bears? You can learn about endangered Moon Bears and their battle to survive the cruel practice of bear farming. My friend and previous co-chair of our Milford, Michigan based Animals Asia Michigan Volunteer Group, Melissa Malinowski, is giving a free presentation about the practice of bear farming this Tuesday, […]

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Welcome Main Street Art: One of the best art supply stores in Michigan!

Welcome Main Street Art, our newest dealer! Located in beautiful downtown Milford, Michigan, I think they are one of the best art supply stores in Michigan. You will find a nice selection of art supplies and gift items, along with terrific service. They support a couple of great charities too. “We are really happy! We like […]

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Learn how to stop bear bile farming and save bears like Jasper, the happy bear!

Jasper is a very happy moon bear! If you care about animals and would like to learn how you can help end cruel bear bile farming to save majestic bears like Jasper, we have good news. The Animals Asia Michigan Volunteer Group is giving a free presentation about how to end bear farming this Wednesday […]

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Spring Mills Elementary School students give “First Snow in the Woods: The Movie” two thumbs up

Students from Spring Mills Elementary School in Highland, Michigan screened our new movie, First Snow in the Woods: The Movie. Spring Mills Elementary School is part of the Huron Valley School District. I took some quick video with my small pocket sized Flip video camera. Watch the video to see the children’s reaction to First […]

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Helping kids read with book donation to Head Start

In keeping with their tradition of helping kids read during March is Reading Month, Carl and Jean donated 185 of their Find My Friends board books to the Head Start program at Huron Valley Schools Apollo Center near Milford, Michigan. Carl and Jean are also donating their award winning In the Woods series (Lost in the Woods, […]

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