My Detroit


Augustus Woodward's plan following the 1805 fire for Detroit's baroque styled radial avenues and Grand Circus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I’m a Detroiter, I was born in the city, and I love the city. I no longer live in Detroit, I now live about 30 minutes outside of the city, but still consider myself a Detroiter. … Continue reading My Detroit

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Weeping is the new laughing


Image via Wikipedia As I was searching for my daily positive quote to post on my Facebook page I ran across this one: "Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone." Ella Wheeler Wilcox I liked it, it struck me for some reason. My first reaction to it was, this is … Continue reading Weeping is the new laughing

Helping You Keep Your Lenten Commitments


Image via Wikipedia Welcome to Living Lent - Helping You Keep Your Lenten Commitments I found this site, and thought it was cool.. It is set up for Young people, but hey, us old people need reminders also… It’s easy, you enter your email address and or phone (I did both) and you you will … Continue reading Helping You Keep Your Lenten Commitments

American short term memory loss


Image by wmrice via Flickr The American people have a tendency to forget quickly…. This past November we held local, state and national elections all over our great nation. Overwhelmingly we voted for conservatives,  we told the powers that that be that we no longer wanted our government to spend our money freely, that we … Continue reading American short term memory loss

This is my body


Image via Wikipedia In a soft voice, full of concern it was spoken. “This is my body”. It was spoken with a love that was felt by all and it lofted lightly in the air waiting for the soft breeze  to carry it away. Contrast that with the biting words being spoken, words that hurt … Continue reading This is my body