A little less than two months from now, in mid-July, I’ll be in Michigan. I’m heading out for my grandmother’s surprise 80th birthday party, and to finally try to go through all the stuff I abandoned at my parents’ house after college on account of it not fitting in my car. When I was there last year I managed to spend an hour poking through some of the boxes, and MAN, am I ever in for a “blast from my past” kind of treat. Ha ha ha ha. Ha.
But here’s the thing. Um. I kind of did this thing where I built in extra time on the front of my trip. I figured I could, you know. Land in Detroit the first night, spend time with one of my aunts, and then maybe the next day… you know. Ahem. Meet with some people. Maybe. You know, before making the drive north to see the rest of my family.
So here I am, soliciting myself. I have the afternoon/evening of Saturday, July 14, open for meeting up with folks in the southern Michigan/northern Ohio region (not to be regionally exclusive, but I figure for anyone else the drive/flight would be time-consuming and cost-prohibitive). I would love to try to organize food and drinks in a location that can be reasonably traveled to by all interested parties.
If you should happen to be an interested party, please email me with your city of origin and we can triangulate potential meeting points (Toledo?).
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