“Flying is a lot like playing a musical instrument; you’re doing so many things and thinking of so many things, all at the same time. It becomes a spiritual experience. Something wonderful happens in the pit of your stomach.” ― Dusty McTavish
This latest interview tells the story of Brian Loftus, Grosse Ile Township supervisor, former pilot, and longtime resident of Grosse Ile.
How long have you been a resident of Grosse Ile?
My wife, Ann, and I have lived on Grosse Ile since 1987.
What is your first memory of living on Grosse Ile?
My earliest memory is sitting at Lloyd’s with my wife, drinking an ice tea, and reaching a final decision on buying a house on the Island. I was raised in the metropolitan Detroit area and was familiar with Grosse Ile, but my wife was not. We decided that if we were going to settle down in this part of the country, Grosse Ile was going to be our home. [Read more…]