We have confirmation! This is from my friend:
YES this was RIGHT in front of my house! I took water out to the Momma moose later....they stayed for 2 days. Fish & Game advised to just "Enjoy...she'll move along when she's ready." It was VERY cool.
Can you correct snipes[sic]? Michigan BALONEY!!! LOL
And we dashed out when Bryan got home and got photographic evidence of our own:
The front door, window and planter box, with a couple of handsome devils (please note the handsome devils are for confirmation purposes, and are not just there because I felt like showing them off):
The left side of the front door, with the hose reel:
The yard from in front of the planter box - the pictures were clearly taken from the neighbors' porch:
The two houses from the street: