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    Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    It's been a while but I had to come and post about this...

    While I take the long and expensive way in finding the right career, I have to complete a 135 hour practicum (internship) at an archival institution as part of my Master of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University of Detroit. You have to fill out an application with a few places (in order of preference) for institutions you'd like to be at. I interpreted what they said about it as being "Pick where you want to be, and we'll make sure you get in there." So I shot for the stars and put down the GM Heritage Center of Sterling Heights and I got the placement! I've been working on digitizing (scanning) some paper materials, including GM World magazine and I'll later be working with a GM Canada collection. So it isn't like I get to hang out with the cars in the collection all day. But it's pretty awesome nevertheless.



    I'm trying to take a selfie every day I'm there (I got permission to take photos and post to social media). Here's me with the Avista concept.



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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    Congratulations you Lucky B*tch!
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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    Wow, super jealous!!!!! Nothing better than loving what you do and where you work!!


    Is it my internet or are other people not seeing the photos?

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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

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    Wow, super jealous!!!!! Nothing better than loving what you do and where you work!!


    Is it my internet or are other people not seeing the photos?
    Not seeing them
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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

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    Not seeing them
    same here.

    Congrats. If you see the 1979 Trans Am Wagon on display, Id like to see that one, Please .


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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    Congrats! But I can't see the pics.
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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    I see them loud and clear.

    The guy in the pics...I'll have to go back by the Post Office, he looks familiar.
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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    Quote Originally Posted by Neanderthal View Post
    I see them loud and clear.
    You're special!
    I wish they all could be California squirrels!
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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    I can't see the pictures either.

    But either way, congrats!!!!

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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    No see pics either!

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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    Quote Originally Posted by rockyspaw View Post
    You're special!
    LOLZ. OTOH, it IS very speshul being speshul! Speshul is so...speshul!

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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    You suck.
    When you get some time, please track down XP-75. A fully functional '59 Buick 'Skylark' 2-seater, it was still hanging around at least as late as '67. While that's a long time ago- it survived the Bill Mitchell-directed concepts partial purge, and the short lifespans many of the '60s show cars.

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    Re: Living the dream! I get to wake up and work at the Heritage Center

    Quote Originally Posted by 09W View Post
    You suck.
    When you get some time, please track down XP-75. A fully functional '59 Buick 'Skylark' 2-seater, it was still hanging around at least as late as '67. While that's a long time ago- it survived the Bill Mitchell-directed concepts partial purge, and the short lifespans many of the '60s show cars.
    Not familiar with that concept. The XP-75 wasn't a 2-seater. It was similar to the 2-door Electra or Invicta, but with more subtle fins. Perhaps you are thinking of the Wildcat concepts?
    I wish they all could be California squirrels!
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