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1989 UM GRAD
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|1 day 1 hour ago||I'm reading this on the app||
I'm reading this on the app so I'm squinting and holding the phone as far away as possible...and the lack of matching is still pretty obvious. Oy.
|5 days 3 hours ago||Also got out before I got in...||
Finished law school but didn't take the bar as I had no interest in being an attorney and in spending the time necessary to study for the bar.
When I shared this news with my mother, she told me that maybe I should consider therapy because she couldn't understand this decision, based on the fact that I "always wanted to be an attorney."
I responded that it was actually she who wanted me to be an attorney...and that my position was that those who pursued a career in law were the ones who needed therapy.
Unfortunately, you can count me among those young Jewish males who felt obligated to attend either law or medical school...and given that my science classes consisted of "Plants, People and the Environment," the decision was pretty simple.
Not sure if things have changed at U of M, but I always felt as though there should've been more of an effort to provide career guidance for students...to avoid people like me making the decision to go to law school just because I didn't know what else to do after graduation.
(by the way, I'm not blaming my mother or U of M for me making the decision to go to law school)
|1 week 2 days ago||So sorry to be that guy, but...||
...there's no apostrophe between the word "guy" and the letter "s" in a plural word.
|1 week 2 days ago||Go Hawks! Class of '85 here.||
Go Hawks! Class of '85 here.
|1 week 6 days ago||Dude||
Having to spend so much time and effort to defend the concept of your thread should be your first clue that maybe it's not the best topic.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Funny?||
Not sure how this is funny.
Would you prefer that he work at Taco Bell?
|2 weeks 5 days ago||No politics!||
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I honestly can't tell which||
I honestly can't tell which one won.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I've got the Triangle of||
I've got the Triangle of Champions TSHIRT from that year.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||New Avatar?||
Has it been Google-approved? It doesn't appear as though she is wearing any clothes. Kind of suggestive, don't you think?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Yes to the point about increased property values...||
While acknowledging that the article is poorly written and that she comes across as whiny and clueless, there is some validity to her point.
The reality can be different than how things appear.
We purchased our current home at the depths of the Detroit area housing market just over four years ago. It's now worth 60-75% more than what we paid for it. We are literally living in a house that we could not afford to purchase at the current value.
Plus, she isn't giving us the complete set of facts. What we don't know is when her parents bought their home and what they paid for it. Maybe they purchased it 15 years ago for $500,000. Yes, they have $1,500,000 in equity, but it is equity only on paper, and with their lifestyle and where they live, it is likely that the bulk of their savings is in the house.
So, while if they sold their house they would be wealthy, it is possible that they are living a somewhat middle class existence in their very wealthy area.
And, yes, I agree with those who have argued that they choose to live in this costly area. We live in the community of Southeast Michigan where houses have a very high cost per square foot. And, we live in what is probably the most expensive area within this community. We could have a much larger house elsewhere for less money, but we like living where we live and are willing to make the necessary "sacrifices" to live here. But I'm smart enough to realize that these "sacrifices" are really rich people problems...and not "real" problems as she is portraying them.
I wish she would've had a friend read the piece before it was published or just had the smarts to not go public with such an inane argument.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Eleventy||
|5 weeks 3 days ago||That sounds great but what if||
That sounds great but what if they have a $1 million mortgage? Plus commissions to the realtors and moving costs.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Seeing The Cars in 1984 was||
Seeing The Cars in 1984 was the most disappointing experience of my life. Like undoing a girl's bra and a ton of tissues come tumbling out. So much less than I was expecting from one of my favorite bands. Saw them at Lolla a few years ago and nothing had changed.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||In regards to #11, I can't||
In regards to #11, I can't stand the way my wife loads the dishwasher.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||One of my friends is a||
One of my friends is a Michigan grad who married an Indiana grad. She is only an Indiana fan when IU happens to beat Michigan in basketball or football. Otherwise, she couldn't care less and probably couldn't even tell you that Tom Crean is their hoops coach.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Your screen name...||
...is a perfect fit to your post. I guess you really were a Wolverine in Exile for those two nights.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Wouldn't this be a recruiting||
Wouldn't this be a recruiting violation?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||What you did there. I see it.||
What you did there. I see it.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I've lived in Michigan for||
I've lived in Michigan for the entirety of my 47 years and have never heard it referred to as the "Glove State." I actually had no idea what the OP meant by that.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I'm a Harrison alum too!||
I'm a Harrison alum too!
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I agree with you completely.||
I agree with you completely. The harm to a student when a school pulls an offer can't be compared to the much lesser harm done to a school when a kid decommits.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||It was great up to "it is||
It was great up to "it is more than ironic..." I realize that this is an internal note but Alan has to know that this will get passed around. Founders Cups and GPAs and all the other stuff is irrelevant to the damage and misbehavior on the part of the Sammies.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||My daughter is in 5th grade||
My daughter is in 5th grade and has a classmate whose last name is Judge. She rolls her eyes every time I tell her she should become a judge and marry him. Judge Judge.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Gotta find a way to cut thru||
Gotta find a way to cut thru the clutter!
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Quit bitching about||
Quit bitching about commercialism. You do realize that you might need a job one day. And the company you work for might need to market its products or services.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Beautiful story. My||
Beautiful story. My condolences on losing your parents at such a young age. Now I need a moment to compose myself. Read this right after the Austin Hatch piece on GameDay.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Flooring Surface is Irrelevant||
A true gentleman - or a bro or bruh - would offer to take off his shoes, regardless of the nature of the flooring surface.
Think of the myriad of substances that your shoes encounter on an average day; that's what you're leaving on the floor of your home if you don't take off your shoes.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||No-shoe policy here...||
...so I noticed the same thing right away. Coach Harbaugh would be welcomed with open arms at the 1989 UM GRAD home!
I'd be interested to know if he offers to take off his shoes at all in-home visits. It's a nice touch that would surely be appreciated and create an immediate positive impression.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||I still chuckle every time I||
I still chuckle every time I pass exit 69 on I-75, which is for Big Beaver Road.