30 Sep 2013

Mitten List: ArtPrize

  I’m starting a new series called Mitten List. It’s like a bucket list, but instead of being a list of all the things I want to do and see before I die, it’s a list of all the things I want to do and see before I leave Michigan.

Or before I die.

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22 Sep 2013

Six Signs I May (or May Not) Have Moved to the Right Place

I never did tell you the reason I moved to Michigan.

I mean the real reason.

Sure, I told you all that business about my new job and wanting to be part of a community and trying something new while not being too far from my family and blahdeblahblah.

But these are not the […]

16 Sep 2013

My New Apartment! Now with Absolutely Nothing!

You guys, I have an apartment!

I’ve actually had an apartment for about three weeks now, but I wasn’t able to move in until last week. Apparently, in Michigan, unlike in certain other parts of the world, you can’t just hand someone a big wad of cash and expect to move in the same […]

2 Sep 2013

The Seven Stages of Packing Up Your Life (Even If You Didn’t Think You Had Much of a Life to Pack Up)

You guys.

I did it.

I quit my job and my life in Buffalo.

I packed up everything I own and shoved it all into my beige old lady car.

And I drove from New York to Michigan just in time to catch this sunset.

And listen to an impromptu ukulele concert at the […]