Posts tagged "Woodward Avenue"

Pilgrimage to the Motor City

Pilgrimage to the Motor City
I am moments from sliding behind the wheel and heading to what was once my home- the beleaguered Detroit area. My parents were both born and raised within the city.  It was much like the South Side.  People identified with a parish rather than a neighborhood.  They were Gesu. Trees were big, homes were Tudoresque... Read more »

Chocolate Love

Chocolate Love
My mom was a legendary baker.  She did not have a car for much of my younger years, and somehow, I think she liked it that way. At 8:00 AM Dad would load us up and cart us to school, and she would light a cigarette, put the tea kettle on and read the paper.... Read more »