I'm on deadline so I gotta make this quick ... but I just couldn't resist posting this particular link on the blog.
For Sports Illustrated last week, legendary writer Mitch Albom wrote a story about the city of Detroit and sports and life there these days. Seriously, it's a must read for anyone who has ever stepped foot in Michigan, currently live in Michigan, or hell, if you just care about what's going on in this country right now.
Here's the link:
SERIOUSLY CLICK RIGHT HERE AND READ THE WHOLE THING
Maybe it's a little one sided, but it's one of the best stories I've read in several years. This is the type of stuff I dream I'm one day capable of writing.