Category: Blog & Updates

Bookshelf Talk: My Top 5 Fiction Reads for 2018

BOOKS! I love them. You love them. Everybody loves them. But there are so many and there is such little time. So, how do you know what to pick? Well, everybody has different taste. Mine lean more toward the contemporary and fantasy realms — since that’s what I’m into and that’s what I write. So

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Your Guide to Travel & Adventure in Traverse City During Winter

If you read my last blog post, you’ll know I have been itching to get away from the city and immerse myself in the sanctuary of nature. Read on to see how I spent the first weekend of March exploring Traverse City, Michigan in the cold. If you live in Michigan, you know that Traverse

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A Perfect Saturday Out in Detroit: A Guide

After a brutal Michigan winter, spring is finally on the horizon. Every year, I think I’m not going to make it; I’m never going to see the sun again — then, slowly, the days begin to turn from 10 degree mornings to 30, then 40, and so on. The birds can be heard chirping. The

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Cats on A Plane — Or How to Move Your Cat From the U.S. to the U.K., A Guide

Enough is enough! I’ve had it with these motherf***ing cats on this motherf***ing plane! [Sorry. I had to to misquote Snakes on a Plane real quick. Too tempting.]  Like most naïve pet owners, I thought moving my two cats from the U.S. to the U.K. would be as simple as getting a “fit to fly”

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New Beginnings: Date Night + The Hobbit + Three Recipes

2018 is officially here, which means we have already embarked on a new journey, whether we are ready or not. I like to choose a word each year to sort of embody what I need to work on most. Last year was strength. This year for me is all about patience. It’s about slowing down

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