michigan Archive

  • The river never stood still.  That is when I saw it.  I noticed that the concave sky, which was always so distant and so far above, was hereby being pulled into the Grand River and dragged to the same altitude as my mortal life.

    Personal statement of career goals and experience

    The river never stood still. That is when I saw it. I noticed that the concave sky, which was always so distant and so far above, was hereby being pulled into the Grand River and dragged to the same altitude as my mortal life.

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  • She cries in desperation. She cries with excruciation. But this time, she cannot cry herself to death. She can only cry, and scream for compassion, and toss and turn, and feel the sharp pain killing her from tooth to brain.

    The City of the Living Dead

    She cries in desperation. She cries with excruciation. But this time, she cannot cry herself to death. She can only cry, and scream for compassion, and toss and turn, and feel the sharp pain killing her from tooth to brain.

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  • Wishing that family and loved ones could be here to share the view of the winter snow.

    I Wish They Were Here

    Wishing that family and loved ones could be here to share the view of the winter snow.

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  • JR started switching the tablet with a good one that he brought along.  That's when I decided to peek, and oh my goodness!  There was a lady in the operating table with her stomach wide open!

    A surgical epiphany

    JR started switching the tablet with a good one that he brought along. That's when I decided to peek, and oh my goodness! There was a lady in the operating table with her stomach wide open!

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  • I am very sorry to hear that, I said -- what else could I have possibly said to that?  What else could I have possibly said to a man who aside from not having sight, had also lost everything, absolutely everything, in a fire....

    Jesse

    I am very sorry to hear that, I said -- what else could I have possibly said to that? What else could I have possibly said to a man who aside from not having sight, had also lost everything, absolutely everything, in a fire....

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  • The Rapid is getting ready to roll out some very cool real-time transit tools this fall, making it one of the most technologically advanced public transit services in the nation.

    The Rapid to roll out real-time transit tools

    The Rapid is getting ready to roll out some very cool real-time transit tools this fall, making it one of the most technologically advanced public transit services in the nation.

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  • I understand that public transportation is vital for the progress of the city. So the question is, how do we improve The Rapid and make people want to ride it?

    Riding The Rapid

    I understand that public transportation is vital for the progress of the city. So the question is, how do we improve The Rapid and make people want to ride it?

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  • Tonight, I went to Buffalo Wild Wings with my buddy to watch the Pistons game. As we were driving in, the guys in a car driving out yelled, “You niggers!” […]

    Why, o why?

    Tonight, I went to Buffalo Wild Wings with my buddy to watch the Pistons game. As we were driving in, the guys in a car driving out yelled, “You niggers!” […]

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  • Although we sometimes get lost in our problems, we must not forget what we all are truly after: peace. Written for a friend while visiting her at Hope Network (a rehab hospital).

    Of All Those Things

    Although we sometimes get lost in our problems, we must not forget what we all are truly after: peace. Written for a friend while visiting her at Hope Network (a rehab hospital).

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  • Hoping that someone especial can start healing and feeling better. Written by the Grand River after visiting a friend Mary Free Bed (a rehab hospital).

    To Smell Happiness Once More

    Hoping that someone especial can start healing and feeling better. Written by the Grand River after visiting a friend Mary Free Bed (a rehab hospital).

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