"What (Michigan coaches) told me is that they're focusing on point guards right now, but if anything opens up, they'll definitely come back on and recruit me as hard as they were," said Towns
Thanks to the MGoBlog Commnity for making this year's UMDC alumni auction more successful. We're down to the last 24 hours and there are still some great deals available. 100% of the money from this goes to scholarships to Michigan for DC kids.
If you know of anyone who might be interested in the executive education class at Ross please bring this to their attention. It's a great way to get a steep discount on the class (currently less than 10% of retail value) while helping students attend Michigan.
Thanks again and Go Blue!
So, for my son's 11th birthday this last weekend, I took him and a bunch of his friends to Craig's Cruisers in Grand Rapids. Let's just say Daddy Harbaugh'ed them when we played laser tag. I would have made coach proud. Any ~10 year old boy/girl that walked by, I lit them up with enthusiasm, unknown to mankind.
Wrestlemania tonight could be one of the best in recent memory. Anyone else watching it tonight? This is also my first forum topic post. Just wanted it to be short and sweet.
I am originally from the great State of Michigan (Farmington Hills), having graduated from UM in 2000. I relocated to Arizona for career reasons in 2006 and have been living in Phoenix ever since. There is, however, a decent to strong possibility that I may be offered a job in the Grand Rapids area within the next two months. If offered, it would represent an advancement in my line of work, but would be around an 8 percent pay cut (vastly different salary averages in AZ vs. MI for my profession). I absolutely hate my current job, and love the state where I was born and raised, so if all things were my decision, it would be an easy one to accept the position (if offered) and relocate to GR.
It is not solely my decision to make, however. After dating for around 3 years, I married my wife in December '14. She has lived her entire life in Texas and Arizona, and has family (including both parents) that live in the Phoenix area. In GR we would be 2 hours from my folks in SE Michigan but her family would be over 1,600 miles and three time zones (2 during winter) away. We have no kids, yet, but they are a possibility in the next few years. She also hates her job (a plus for moving) and works in a field that I'm sure she could find employment in back in GR.
Help me sell this potential relocation to my wife, or alternatively, talk me out of returning to Michigan. I'm struggling with this and really appreciate anybody's advice, guidance, or tips! You just don't realize how much more difficult decisions become once you make them for 2 (or more, with kids).......
Rejoice, MGoBloggers. The Name of the Year 2015 bracket is out!
I am proud to say that two of my nominees made it into this year's field: Mussolini Africano and Charity Sunshine Tilleman-Dick. While I have no way of knowing whether it was my nomination that got them in, I'm going to pretend it was because doing so makes me happy. I love NOTY very much, and 2015 has got a really deep field.
Early favorites include Manmeet Colon, Flavious Coffee, Understanding Bush, Reverend Pierrebatista Pizzaballa, and Infinite Grover. But you've got to let these things marinate, I'm sure that when it's all said and done my favorite name will have shifted.