Published: November 7, 2010
Yes, that's right. We in the Detroit area are a winning combination of classy and funky, tough and tender, and funny (sometimes, even comical). We are much more, of course. Detroit's Nicole Rupersburg, 29, who relaunched herself as a culinary... read more
Published: November 1, 2010
In the past few months, it has become more common to speak of the housing and financial crises in the past tense. Recently, the National Bureau of Economic Research announced the recession ended in June 2009. And while 2010 has hardly been a... read more
Published: October 31, 2010
Usually, no. But every once in awhile an artist comes along and does something surprising. Please enjoy the following photos of watermelons and eggs enhanced with carving by hand or by laser. They're nothing short of amazing.
Published: October 27, 2010
With good reason, of course! What would we do without our beloved furry friends? Sadly, even they can become involved in a divorce. Jeanne Hannah, an esteemed colleague, wrote about this topic. You may find it interesting, I did. http://... read more
Published: October 16, 2010
(Fall Beauty, courtesy of Michigan)"To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under Heaven," the Old Testament tells us. Seasons changes as they are right now; leaves turning yellow, red, and gold, then falling, only to be... read more
Published: September 7, 2010
Two days ago, I bought my first iPhone. Being slightly resistant to gadgets I don't know how to work, I didn't come by it voluntarily. No. I got it about two months after I left the charger for the old phone in Saugatuck, Michigan during a visit... read more
Published: August 11, 2010
Dateline 4 August 2010: In a Yahoo! real estate article discussing which housing markets will be the strongest by 2014, Michigan came in third behind top-contender Washington State, and second-place Oregon. Okay, maybe it's not time to open the... read more
Published: June 26, 2010
OK, I will admit it if you will: I have forgotten the names of people while I was talking to them! I have lost my car keys, misplaced my glasses and forgotten why I walked into a room.How about you? Does it seem like your memory is playing tricks... read more
Published: June 2, 2010
" In 1845, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) quit work at his Dad's pencil factory in Concord, Massachusetts and moved to Walden Pond, where he remained for two and a half years, building a small cabin in deep woods and undertaking an experiment in... read more
Published: May 14, 2010
5/4/2010: I’m sitting here on the bed at the Comfort Inn near the Dallas/Fort Worth airport. It’s an okay room, but the problem is that I am supposed to be in Michigan and instead I’m sitting here on the bed at the Comfort Inn in... read more