Do Haeng Michael Kitchen

Writer. Attorney. Detroit City FC Til I Die.

Friday, Finally! June 6, 2014 – Country living discoveries: We recently moved from an apartment to a home with a half-acre of land and a creek running the western border.  I call it country living, though really, it’s not out-in-the-boondocks country.  A half mile away is a major intersection and freeway exit, with every big …

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It was mid-February, 2003, when I was in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for a conference.  The weather was pleasant enough – 70’s and 80’s during the day, 60’s in the evening.  But there I was, in my hotel room, with the heater kicked on high, wearing sweats under the blankets.  I must have had it up …

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In Oliver Burkeman’s book, The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking, I resonated with a statement he feels is the best description of a true happiness that is worthy of experiencing. Paul Pearsall writes “Awe is like trying to assemble a complex jigsaw puzzle with pieces missing.  There’s never any closure in …

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