The Spirit of Sam Jones

2018-12-11T16:36:12+00:00December 4th, 2018|

"Among the giants on Saginaw Street in downtown Flint [Michigan] stands my Uncle Melton. Chances are you won’t see him. But I can assure you, he’s there."

The Ultimate Price

2019-04-01T12:14:45+00:00November 23rd, 2018|

"With a teardrop punctuating the final line of the emotional missive, A.S.A. Barnes painted a vivid picture in dark, irate hues, depicting my disregard for human life."

Too Fancy for Flint?

2018-10-04T09:50:27+00:00August 16th, 2018|

I live in Flint. I own a home in the city. However, I’m still often reluctant to call Flint my home. This isn’t because I’m not madly in love with this place, or incredibly proud to live in the city. It’s because of the way I talk. As soon as I open my mouth, most people realize I’m clearly not from here.

Looking For Lincoln

2018-10-09T15:14:38+00:00July 23rd, 2018|

Abraham Lincoln was a man of many talents, but interior design was not one of them. At his home in Springfield, Illinois, his bed is covered in a quilt with alternating red stripes and blue squares. The rug on the floor has stripes of red, green, and blue running in the opposite direction.

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