The Epitome of Green

County Farm Park, Ann Arbor, Michigan As I’ve mentioned before, I love Ann Arbor and often find excuses just to drive up there.  On a recent visit to Wolverineland with my BFF, Kat, we decided to get some exercise since we’d just stuffed our faces with carbs and calories at California Pizza Kitchen. I’d been driving by a park called County Farm Park for the … Continue reading The Epitome of Green

Fairies, Buddha, and Incense

Crazy Wisdom, Ann Arbor, Michigan  Because I live in Toledo and Kat, my BFF, lives in Kalamazoo, we usually meet up in Ann Arbor because it’s about halfway between our respective cities.  Also, it’s Ann Arbor.  I love Ann Arbor, I really do.  And one of the reasons I love Ann Arbor is because of Crazy Wisdom, a tea house and bookstore located right on … Continue reading Fairies, Buddha, and Incense

Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me

Tanglefoot Building, Grand Rapids, Michigan I cut my teeth in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Not only did I attend college there, but it was in Grand Rapids that I had my first “real” job and experienced many of those necessary rites of passage you have in your early 20s, like falling in (and out) of love with assholes, filing my own taxes, and getting drunk with … Continue reading Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me