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Dear dwelling spaces

By | 2018-01-15T22:27:29-05:00 April 2nd, 2009|Guides|

“I like the kitchen. Our kitchen gets lots of natural light. Plus, I can always find a snack.”
– James Melton, Detroit

“I live in a tiny studio in New York. I don’t have rooms.”
– Jessica Ransom, New York (formerly from Michigan)

“Mine is the living room. I have a big, comfy couch in front of the fireplace – and no TV! I like to make a big fire and read my latest novel. Good times!”
– John Prakapas, Royal Oak

“The kitchen. A well-balanced kitchen really is the one thing in a house that can make or break your day. A kitchen with the right food can turn any gloomy day shiny with something as simple as a vat of ice cream right up in the front of the freezer.”
– Isaac Ellis, Ann Arbor

“I have an all-season sunroom on the back of the house full of windows and skylights. It has a cozy couch and a huge TV. The natural sunlight is so amazing.”
– Kyle Schlabowske, Royal Oak

“My bedroom because that’s the only place I have time for.”
– Javon Stamps-Moore, Ann Arbor

“I love the kitchen ’cause my food can make any woman fall in love.”
– Bridie Mae Johnson, Redford

“For me my favorite place really depends on the weather and the season. When warm enough my partner and I spend most of our days in the quiet and the calm of our backyard. We make sure there is plenty to do back there, and we have a picnic table, garden and garden furniture there. It is great for playing music, reading, and now – thanks to wireless – checking e-mail.”
– Jena Lewis, Grand Rapids

“The kitchen. We just completed a major renovation and it’s where we always spend time with our friends. Nothing like good food, good wine and good friends.”
– Matteo Valenti, Royal Oak

“My favorite room is my bedroom. It’s where I go to get away, to relax, and to just think without the distraction of TV or a computer. I think we all need a relax room in our house.”
~Julielyn Gibbons, Lansing

“My favorite room is the bathroom and lying in the tub after a long and stressful day! It’s decked out in red with plenty of great art, candles lit during “tub time” and a great photo of my girlfriend and I took on a happy summer day. It’s the best place in the house to rewind and remember what’s important.”
– Dawn Cicero, Ann Arbor

“Bedroom: Love this room because it is here that I get…sleep!”
– Reid Beyerlein, Beverly Hills

About the Author:

Chris Azzopardi
As editor of Q Syndicate, the international LGBTQ wire service, Chris Azzopardi has interviewed a multitude of superstars, including Cher, Meryl Streep, Mariah Carey and Beyoncé. His work has also appeared in GQ, Vanity Fair and Billboard. Reach him via Twitter @chrisazzopardi.