Clayling Woods has a story to tell and she wants to share it with all who are willing to hear. The Detroit native is a playwright who loves creating stories for the theater which reflect the African American community. “We need true stories,” she told me during our interview. “That’s what my endeavor is: to tell… Read More Let’s Change the African American Storyline to Reflect More Positive Aspects of the Community
Feature Image courtesy of Giving Tuesday. Are you giving back this holiday season for #GivingTuesday? Happy Wednesday, friends! Hope your week is going well so far. Next Tuesday is “Giving Tuesday”— a day when everyone across the globe is encouraged to give back to their community. There are so many ways you can give back… Read More 14 Ways You Can Give Back on #GivingTuesday
Hi, friends! October is right around the corner. Can you believe it?! I feel like the summer just flew right by us. Now the Fall season is here and you know it’s the Fall when you see all of your friends share on Instagram their favorite pumpkin spice foods and products. Am I right? But… Read More See Pink Go Blue: Support UM Breast Care Center with a Text Message
My daughter Michala and I have a great love for thrift store shopping. It’s our mom-daughter thing that we enjoy doing together. Our fondness for thrift stores began when we lived in Tennessee. There was a Goodwill store about four miles from our house. We would visit the Goodwill regularly, especially when the store had… Read More Goodwill’s The Good Shop Shows WSU Students Thrifty Is In Style
Hi, friends. Today for Patriot Day (9/11), I would like to share some uplifting news. Patriot Day is a day we take time to honor and remember those who lost their lives in the September 11th terrorist attacks. It is also a time we honor the brave men and women who served and sacrificed their lives… Read More Wins for Warriors Foundation’s Patriot Ruck #rucktohonor
Hi, friends! Marine Week is in full effect this week! I attended the opening ceremony on Wednesday, September 6th with my teen daughter Michala. It was truly inspiring to see so many people out watching the opening ceremony festivities and cheering on the Marines. As I walked through the crowd to take pictures of the… Read More Photographs from Marine Week Opening Ceremony
Corktown – Detroit’s oldest neighborhood is in store for an exciting event this coming weekend (May 20, 2017)! Spring Into Corktown is a new event created by Erin Gavle, owner of Eldorado General Store and founder of Spring into Corktown, which celebrates community and welcomes the spring season. Today we’re sharing a mini-interview with Erin to… Read More Interview with Erin Gavle – Founder of Spring Into Corktown
Emergency Hamtramck Protest: We Stand in Solidarity with Muslims Sunday, January 29, 2017 Hamtramck, Michigan *All photographs by Jennifer for Good Life Detroit.