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a brief memoir of summer days with my dad and his '69 AMX


clinging to my tongue; 

198o’s, one my of favorite flavors. 

AMX moving in stereo,

shredding pavement.

My dad has been rebuilding cars since he was kid living in Fostoria, Michigan. 332 more words


R.I.P. Gene Wilder

The now-late Gene Wilder was one of the comic geniuses of my youth. He will be missed.

In 1980 or thereabouts, I had a perm and thus curly hair. 142 more words


Author interview: Bill Herrington pens a tribute to city leaders

Eleven years ago today, Bill Herrington’s world turned upside down. That was the day that Hurricane Katrina, one of the most catastrophic storms in U.S. history, whirled into New Orleans, Louisiana. 1,306 more words

Business Leaders

Book Review: I'm Your Biggest Fan by Kate Coyne

So this isn’t technically a book I would normally read. Celebrity culture is a low priority topic for me; I don’t read tabloid magazines (where the hell would I find the time?), and I avoid looking at blogs that focus on famous people. 376 more words

Book Review

Confessions of a Hair Hater

The movement for body positivity is amazing. While I know she’s not the only one behind it, I am in love with Brittany Gibbons, her memoir, and everything she has to say about loving the body you have. 656 more words


Nepal 13: Earthquake Aftermath

As I walked around Thamel, I noticed there was a lot of rubble lying in the streets. In places, large sections of the city seemed to be missing. 847 more words