In the most recent issue of The Washtenaw Voice, I put in an 800-some word piece on the huge hole that opened up next to Earthen Jar due to a break in one of the retention walls at the Library Lot construction site.The four-story-deep hole that was created next to the driveway of Earthen Jar, aka Josh and my driveway to the parking lot behind our old apartment. A few employees and tenants had to maneuver their cars through a barely wide enough area between the 310 E. Liberty St. house and The Christian Science Reading Room in order to get out of the parking lot, since they were parked there at the time of the collapse. Photo courtesy of Ali Ramlawi, owner of Jerusalem Garden.
I finished the piece at some odd time, in the hours after Josh had started to snore and before BCB woke up to go to the Y - and way, way past deadline. I sent it in, and started working on an accompanying sidebar about Ann Arbor City Council's decision to allow the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to plan future construction on top of the Library Lot.
Right as I finished, I received an email back from my advisor with some notes on my article, along with this piece of encouragement: