“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter. ’tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” Mark Twain

When I Knew Michigan Was My Home

I'm a California native now living in West Michigan. And, contrary to popular belief, I was not dragged here kicking and screaming. In fact, it didn't take long for "home" to be the Midwest to me. And I can pinpoint the exact day - the exact moment, in fact - when I knew Michigan wasn't going to be a problem.
The Barn Door

I'm over at the Midwest blog The Barn Door today, talking about that day, two decades ago, when I knew I was destined to be a Michigander. Stop by and see!

My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer. Psalm 45:1

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