The Most Wonderful Shop of the Year

As someone who kinda gets grumpy when I have to go shopping, I feel uniquely qualified to say: Robot Supply and Repair is the ultimate best. Period. I almost don’t want to give away what makes this place so awesome, because the reveal as I walked in the door without knowing anything about it —Continue reading “The Most Wonderful Shop of the Year”

Paws and Pie

A couple weeks ago a local Detroit animal shelter brought dogs, cats, and other mammals to the first floor of my office building downtown (as well as free pie, but that’s another story). It was an absolute treat to watch these creatures work their magic and transform otherwise stoic all-business coworkers into piles of mushyContinue reading “Paws and Pie”

Kitty Snuggling 101

Louis’ really an artistLouis’ cakes are an art.Louis isn’t the smartest-Louis’ popular.Everybody loves Louis,Louis bakes from the heart… The bread, George.I mean the bread, George.And then in bed, George…I mean he kneads me-I mean like dough, George…Hello, George… “Everybody Loves Louis” by Stephen Sondheim Big stretch upon seeing that I’ve perched myself on the reclinerContinue reading “Kitty Snuggling 101”

Rediscovering Detroit: Mercury Burger & Bar

Not to be confused with the band Mercury Salad which I blogged about recently, I had the recent pleasure of meeting a friend at one of our favorite pre-pandemic spots on Michigan Ave: the Mercury. One of the absolute best places to get a turkey burger, this Corktown location is probably better known for itsContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit: Mercury Burger & Bar”

Rediscovering Detroit: Mercury Salad

Lean in, and I’ll tell you a little secret: the music scene is Detroit is alive, well, and kicking serious tush. Even more than I was giving it credit for. I admit, I’d gotten into a happy little groove with my 3-4 performers to follow, and was content to focus my fangirl activities on thisContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit: Mercury Salad”

Fixed in a Formulated Phrase

Sometimes there’s so much to write about, it can feel impossible to write about anything. In that vein, despite all indications over the past month that I’ve abandoned this writing ship a bit, I can attest that I have remained determined to move past this too-many-choices variation of blogger’s block, and to regale you withContinue reading “Fixed in a Formulated Phrase”