Detroit's Daughter

Not a book deal, per se… but a book.  And I mean that in the loosest way possible. Okay, what I mean is…

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poetry

I just returned from a poetry reading comprised of talented writers from that creative writing class I took last summer.  (You can find one of my fave’s here.) It was so inspiring!  If you had asked me two years ago if I would enjoy listening to random strangers read their poetry… …the answer would have […]

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house-fire.preview

**You can still participate in my $100 value prize pack giveaway post from McDonalds & Blogher through Aug.10** Sadly, tonight was the final night of my creative writing class.  The class was in some ways exhilarating even while it has made me question the whole trajectory of my life.  I.E.  Should I put more time and […]

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I can’t believe it’s been 7 months since I last wrote a post about my struggle with depression. It’s been an on-again-off-again-hate-hate relationship depression & I.  For the past few weeks we’ve been -unfortunately- joined at the hip.  (Which may explain last Sunday\’s tirade of a post. Note to self: depression + blogging DO NOT […]

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For perspective sake.  Just a little tenderloin! Maybe 16 or 17 here.

What you are about to read is one of my assignments for my Creative Writing 101 class.  I went back & forth about whether or not to post about losing my virginity.  Here’s my conclusions: 1.  We all know I’m not a virgin.  I’ve been married 10 years & have 2 beautiful boys, so it’s […]

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suburbia

I’m not from rows of houses that all look the same. Where perfectly manicured lawns are kept and cared for with such attention they know they will never be free to grown long and mischievous-like. I’m not from that house with two parents living inside.   I’m not the daughter who has parents who like one […]

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