32 things I’ve learned in 32 years

Today is my birthday, and I’m celebrating with a list of 32 things I’ve learned as in many years.

Happy New Year! We have the time in 2020

A happy and blessed new year to everyone from Kalamazoo! I’ve gone back and forth over the years about the importance of the changing of the calendar and what it means. While I’ve come to feel that a new numeral at the end of the date shouldn’t be the only time to reflect and make…

Hey Siri, we’re broken up: ending relationships is more difficult with insensitive AI

Siri has gotten a lot better over the years, but it’s lacking one feature that any friend or acquaintance has: Don’t talk about the ex.

Two Hearted Ale: a life changing beer, literally

I didn’t know if I wanted to change careers, and then I took a sip of Two Hearted…

Waiting to hear music live: Kurt Vile at Bell’s Eccentric Café

I was excited when it was announced that Kurt Vile was going to play at Bell’s Eccentric Café. I had listened to some of his music over the years and enjoyed it, but never spent the time listening to it. In the age of streaming services, it’s easy to go right in and listen to…