Tag Archive: Michigan

Grass and Gravy: an Epiphany

Did you know: that grass turns brown in the winter? Did you know: that birds fly south when it gets cold? Did you know: that you probably don’t know where every dish in… Continue reading

Pure Michigan

I was a little taken aback by the “Pure Michigan” sign at the Ohio/Michigan border. In my personal opinion, the “Great lakes. Great times.”slogan was much catchier. And not only was my untrained… Continue reading

I’ve got ho(m)es in different area codes

My mother recently texted me, inquiring about my best friend’s home address. This is a best friend whose family lives in my old hometown in Michigan. Though born and raised in Coldwater like… Continue reading

In the blink(s) of an eye

My how things change. How time flies. How everything is different in the blink of an eye. Or 5,744,640 blinks, because humans blink approximately 15,360 times a day (if you’re getting eight hours… Continue reading

For Sale

Driving into Tunica, Mississippi is surprisingly similar to driving into Coldwater, Michigan. The sky is colored an unnatural orange hue above a corner of both locales, due to the county prison lights in… Continue reading

Michigan to Mississippi

Take everything you own – all the stuff you have – and move it 693 miles south. Where would you be? For me, it all ended up in Tunica, Mississippi. I knew, this… Continue reading

NYC, MSU and U of M

Parent’s Weekend at University of Dayton is a huge ordeal.  I’m not saying that weekends here aren’t always insane, but when the moms and dads roll in, each and every single stop is… Continue reading


Today is my first full day back at the University of Dayton after Thanksgiving break.  Returning to Michigan last week Tuesday was the first time I made a trip home since I’ve been… Continue reading

Stressed, Depressed, and Hot.

Okay, I’m not really depressed.  I’m not actually hot at this exact second, either, but I have been recently.  At least I am stressed, for sure. It’d be nice to say I haven’t… Continue reading