Tag Archives: Michigan

The Drive. Part Three: How Could it Get Any Worse Than This?

The trip has been good for us. It is a peaceful respite from the noise, heat and pressure of big city living. On vacation there is no rent due, there are no arguments about why I am working until eleven … Continue reading

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The Drive. Part One: From Heaven to Hell

As we await the warm weather I thought I’d share a story with you about summer…(Oh, and by the way, if anyone can tell me how to easily increase the size of this font, I’d be forever in your debt. … Continue reading

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Confession of a Self-Centered Soul

All my life I have been accused of being self-centered .  When I finally had a child at age 38, someone said, “Good, now you can think of someone else besides yourself!”  Ouch. Introverts get a bum rap sometimes (I … Continue reading

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Escape into Freedom

We were witnessing a coming of age moment that second, on the afternoon of an oily July day, on the street where we grew up, in a small Michigan town.  At that moment, a young boy saw his freedom and seized … Continue reading

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