People are learning to play instruments later in life.
Cross Village in northern Michigan is like a lot of small, rural towns in the state, where money is tight and jobs are scarce. And when winter comes around and all the tourists are gone, the outlook is even bleaker. So a group of women started up a cottage industry of rug making to help locals sustain themselves through the lean months.
One Grand Rapids man recently saw his painting business take a big hit. So he decided to turn a hobby into a money maker.