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I am very happy that the City of Ypsilanti has decided to do right by its citizens and waive the fines from the recent snow ordinance enforcement fiasco. My faith in the city has been restored as has my trust in city employees. Here is a link to the story   Read More ...

Prostitution sting leads to two arrests

This weekend, I was hanging out with my sister bitching about this whole shovel mess in Ypsilanti. My sister reminded me of a story that she feels captures the essence of Ypsilanti… A while back, I went to a neighborhood association meeting where representatives from the Police Dept were available   Read More ...

About a week ago, I received an invoice from the City of Ypsilanti for $103 for snow removal which they said occurred on 1/31. My initial reaction was to just pay the invoice because I couldnt remember if there was possibly any snow or ice on my walk that day.   Read More ...

This is my account of my own experience of Obama’s Inauguration. I stayed at my brother and his wife’s house in Vienna, VA. My young nephews generously shared a bedroom while I was there so I could have my own room. By complete coincidence some friends of mine from Seattle   Read More ...

We all have our dirty little secrets or what should be dirty little secrets but aren’t because we write about them in our blogs. One of mine was how often I find myself rejoicing in the suffering of others. Not all the time of course as I am not without   Read More ...

This is just an update. I dont have anything special to write about so much. It is just summertime and for me, summer in Michigan means all is good. I’ve had friends staying with me most of the summer which has been nice. I’ve been swimming in the lake a   Read More ...

So today, after enduring 45 mins on the bus with a screaming child, a man at the bus station stopped me and asked me if I was interested in saving children. I told him “no thank you” It was only after walking away that I realized that I had said   Read More ...

I havent had any trouble working downtown during this art fair. I have a parking pass so even though I had to drive downtown Wednesday and Thursday due to after work plans, I had no problems with parking. Traffic was actually easier in the morning, I suspect because a lot   Read More ...