You and your husband are at Detroit Metro Airport , waiting for your flight home .
Your 30 Plus Teams Tour of the city is over.
When you were about to start your trip , none of your friends back home could believe it .
DETROIT ? !
They all thought you were joking and even joke that since Afghanistan and Iraq weren’t available , you were going to visit Detroit instead , right?
NO BODY goes to Detroit , they told you both .
Everyone is trying to get OUT!
They were wrong , really wrong .
There’s something about this city that makes you both want to come back again and again .
No, it just wasn’t to see your Red Wings play hockey , although that was a very big part of it.
You’d like to see the Detroit Lions play their annual football game on Thanksgiving Day in person .
You know , the one that the both of you sit on your couch watching before the friends and family invade your house for for Turkey Day .
You’d like to see ComericaPark for the Tigers opening baseball game .
You learned a lot about your history at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History .
You both loved eating in the restaurants that you didn’t know the city was famous for .
You both had fun at the casinos that were in the city .
You both did really great on the slot machines at the Greek town Casino .
Walking along the Detroit International Riverwalk was so peaceful and beautiful .
Both of you heard all the jokes about the city and you expected to be very disappointed .
You had a short time in the city , but as the plane takes off from Detroit back home to Portland , Maine , you both realize that you’re really going to miss Detroit .