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Tag Archives: Western Michigan University
Bright, brilliant Michigan skies welcome another season of supreme athleticism at football stadiums near and far. Cool, crisp breezes blend lasting traditions with an air of possibility for play-off births and championship rings. Memories stir of good times spent with … Continue reading
A few moments ago, I came across an excerpt from a quote George Clooney gave during a speech in Houston, recently … “Never mix grain with grape.” As I sit drinking my glass of TerreDomini’s Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2009 that quote takes me … Continue reading
If you hear the song I sing, You must understand You hold the key to love and fear All in your trembling hand Just one key unlocks them both It’s there at your command C’mon people now, Smile on your … Continue reading
Remember when the days were long And rolled beneath a deep blue sky Didn’t have a care in the world With mommy and daddy standing by When “happily ever after” fails And we’ve been poisoned by these fairy tales… — … Continue reading
It all started in eighth grade, actually. That’s when I really knew I wanted to write. My English teacher was the first to point it out. She read an essay I wrote — to the entire class — about a … Continue reading