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Documenting Ypsilanti in the time of COVID-19

Back in 2017, I got the idea that we should designate a weekend to collectively documenting our lives in Ypsilanti. I called the initiative #DocumentYpsi, and the results were pretty awesome. In fact, I was 100% committed, given the response, to make sure that it became an annual thing. But, like so many other things, […]

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If only all the MAGA hats were manufactured by Silver Shamrock Inc.

I know I said that I’d be taking a little time away from the blog to think, but I need to ask you all something… I thought I posted something really good on Twitter earlier this evening, and, as no one seemed to care for it, I’m curious as to what might have gone wrong. […]

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Yes, it looks kind of like me, but I did not rob a bank today

At 4:00 today, a man apparently robbed the Ann Arbor TCF bank branch at 1900 Pauline. As these kinds of things seem to happen all the time these days, I probably wouldn’t have even taken notice under normal circumstances. In this case, though, I received an email from a reader warning me that I might […]

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Krampus fever sweeps nation, enflames Ypsilanti

All of a suden, it seems that Krampus is everywhere. I got a note a few days ago from someone telling me that I’d be getting a call from NPR, as they were working on story about a Krampus festival that folks were working to launch in Philadelphia. I guess, since we started our event […]

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Egyptian hypnotism and other illegal moves of incredible beauty

There are so many beautiful things about this video. I just love the announcer screaming, “He’s using hypnosis! How is this legal?” It really brightened up my day. I probably wouldn’t have posted it, though, if not for the appearance of a young man named Greg Excellent at the 1:31 mark. His contribution just put […]

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