Archive | September, 2012

Making Your Wedding More Than a Money Trap

Weddings are the biggest consumerist traps that I’ve ever experienced – that is since high school graduations of course – with all the NEEDING of buying the class ring, senior photos, the biggest diploma frame a parent could find, etc. I speak about weddings after recently getting married. A blog about our courtship which spanned […]

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How to Take a Cheap (but Elegant) “Staycation” in Detroit

Fall is spectacular in Michigan, and Detroit is a cornucopia of fun. So you know those articles in the travel sections entitled “Three Days in Chicago”, “Three Days in L.A.” etc.? I decided Detroit needed one. There may be a few already written but I wanted to do my own version and early fall is […]

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Here’s How a Woman Talks Damn Straight

I have read with riveting interest the rave reviews for Michelle Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech delivered Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina. I caught a buffered version of her speech via YouTube, then read the transcript via the Detroit Free Press. While the speech was efficient and delivered very well, I did not quite […]

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