A wonderful, sunny day. Took two long walks through downtown. In the morning saw some daffodils that had bloomed in Bronson Park — in the evening the sun was full on them. Some things aren’t on hold. Lots of people were out enjoying the weather — smiling, something recently as rare as the sun. In […]
Closed Kalamazoo Week 2: Looking at everything differently Another week of Kalamazoo being closed. It doesn’t feel as strange as last week, but there are still daily moments that are dissettling. Like today. I just came back from a walk downtown and it was eerie to see all the churches empty on a Sunday morning. […]
I just came back from a walk downtown Kalamazoo, on the first Saturday since the state closed bars and restaurants to help limit the exposure of COVID-19. It was one of the most surreal experiences I’ve had. Between roughly 10 to 11 p.m., I only saw one other person, who I assume was a downtown […]
Today is my birthday, and I’m celebrating with a list of 32 things I’ve learned as in many years.
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 […]