Walking Post 1: My neighborhood

Flint, Michigan

Flint, Michigan

This blog has lain fallow for some time, but I’m hoping to nudge it awake.

One of the things I decided that I could write about are the walks I take. I don’t get much exercise per se but I do go for walks — sometimes, rather long walks — and I’m often struck the be beautiful, the hauting, the pastoral, and bizarre things I see around my city.… Read the rest

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Flint-Based Literary Press Publishes Art Journal

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Flint-Based Literary Press Publishes Art Journal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Flint, MI / 26 August, 2016 – The Flint-based Gothic Funk Press has today published the fourth issue of its online arts journal The Paramanu Pentaquark.… Read the rest

Posted in Artistic, Gothic Funk Nation

100 By 100, by M.L. Kennedy

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Those of us who follow the literary adventures of M.L. Kennedy are accustomed to the brisk tempo, the brashly supernatural, the self-deprecating wit. 100 by 100 mixes it up some. Not in the sense that these characteristic signatures of Kennedy’s writing aren’t there – they are – but they aren’t what most captures a reader’s attention.… Read the rest

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American Culture is the Detroit Olympic Bid

Last January I took my daughter on a trip to Detroit and we made a pilgrimage to the site of Tiger Stadium.  The site will soon be the new home of the Detroit Police Athletic League, along with other developments.  Of course, when one daydreams, there are no limitations.

Last January I took my daughter on a trip to Detroit and we made a pilgrimage to the site of Tiger Stadium. The site will soon be the new home of the Detroit Police Athletic League, along with other developments. Of course, when one daydreams, there are no limitations.

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The Flint Water Crisis

 

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This has been a momentous month for all of the wrong reasons…

For almost two years, a growing chorus of parents, children, scientists, and everyday people in my city have been complaining that our water was dirty, unclean, unsafe, and undrinkable.  … Read the rest

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