Merze Tate Travel Club Opens Doors

I stumbled upon the Merze Tate Travel Club while sifting through the Kalamazoo Gazette. The paper had an article about the travel club and how they had learned to make and can applesauce.

I find a lot of my stories this way–as little mentions in local papers (that’s how I got the idea for the story about the Johnny Cash impersonator). As a reporter, I’ve always got to have an immediate spark when I first come across the idea–and this travel club idea grabbed me right away. Also, who is Merze Tate, I wondered??

Many phone calls later, and after a very fun train trip with the travel club members, I have this story…


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