Happy Halloween

I went to a Halloween party this past Saturday, and I dressed as a 1920’s gangster. I was called Benny. After spending an hour applying makeup, I said, “Daaanng. I’d do me.” My husband, however, would not do me. I’ve never seen him look at me with disgust. Mwahahahaha! This is my friend, Charlie. HeContinue reading “Happy Halloween”

Johnny Tarr: Gaelic Storm

I wouldn’t trust a person like me, if I were you… In September, 2008, my best friend and I went to the Irish Music Festival in Grand Haven or Muskegon (I can’t remember which), Michigan. One of our favorite bands was headlining, Gaelic Storm. They were all so friendly, Carrie and I had pictures takenContinue reading “Johnny Tarr: Gaelic Storm”

I Want More Time

I’m a gatherer. Firefly memories I catch and store in a living, beating vessel. Firefly memories nineteen beautiful years old and counting. I wish I could also gather time; yes, store time in a jar to be opened, and relive the fleeting hours spent with you, only to gather those hours again. Again. Again… YouContinue reading “I Want More Time”

The Mighty Mac

The Mackinac Bridge, which connects the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan, is the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world–the longest in the western hemisphere, the total length stretching 26,372 feet (5 miles). The height of this awesome roadway at mid-span is approximately 200 feet above the water. Construction of the Mighty Mac beganContinue reading “The Mighty Mac”