Ryan & I had a great weekend filled with live music, friends, & fun! We started our weekend off on Friday evening by attending the Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium & we saw some really amazing acts. Iron & Wine was magical; give that man a mic &Continue Reading

We just purchased tickets for the Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium (pictured above) this Friday, January 29th & I’m really looking forward to seeing all this great live music; it looks like there’ll be some great performers there, including Iron & Wine! Also, this Friday, our friend &Continue Reading

The day started early with a train ride to Hertfordshire so that Ryan could present a paper at the Design History Society Conference. Short of a parched mouth and lots of fidgeting, his paper presentation went well. Afterwards we went to the Hatfield House with Leslie Atzmon (Ryan’s colleague andContinue Reading

We enjoyed a lovely picnic at Gallup Park this afternoon with friends (thanks for organizing this, Stef & Ken!), great food, and a nice breeze despite the warm weather. Kids & adults alike enjoyed the popsicles too!

Tonight we went out to the D to catch the awards festival and screening of the best of films for the Detroit 48-hr Film Project. It was a fun filled evening of local beer, pizza, and burning abandoned buildings (the best the D can offer). Out of 42 films ourContinue Reading

We enjoyed a delicious brunch with friends on Sunday at the T’s house in Detroit; Ryan made a yummy potato, pepper, & onion hash that we brought along with us. Getting together with good friends on a relaxing Sunday morning/afternoon for good food & good company is just a fantasticContinue Reading

Val and spent last weekend working with a group of friends to make a short film for the 48hr Film Project. We were given the genre of comedy, the character Leeanne or Liam Butler, a painter, the prop of a book, and the line “why don’t you explain it toContinue Reading

Our good friends, Mark & Amy, invited us over to join them & others for a vegan brunch feast that could easily rival the best Thanksgiving spreads in variety, selection, & most definitely in flavor; I don’t know about others, but I know that I had been looking forward toContinue Reading