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Pat’s Bits & Pieces- It’s May – the best month of the year!

I’m afraid to say it very loud, but with temperatures in the low 80s today (My thermometer says 83 degrees), I think we are having a preview of summer. That…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Promises of warmer weather

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Another yucky week has gone by, weather wise, with rain showers and cold cloudy weather out here on the Tobacco. After spending a couple of hours…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- The aftermath of a tragedy

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Monday was a terrible day for everyone in Boston and we have been watching in horror as events unfolded. What a horrible way for the Boston…

Pat’s Bits and Pieces- Don’t give up yet- warm weather is coming

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent   Where else but in mid- Michigan would you have sunshine and temperatures flirting with the 60s on one day, snow flurries on the next and…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- On the weather and gas prices

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well April Fool’s Day has come and gone and spring still isn’t here. Even Mother Nature got in the act this year when she played a…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- April is here – maybe spring?

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I’ve seen so many jokes about the arrival of spring lately, there’s no question that it is what is constantly on everybody’s mind. The Associated Press…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Spring? Well maybe

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well it is officially here! The first day of spring arrived this morning (Wednesday) at 7:30 a.m. according to the news. I just wish someone would…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- How about a little help with saving the roads?

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent At the Grant Township meeting this week, someone said “It’s coming. All of our paved roads will have to be turned back into gravel. We just…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Feds really need to learn how to budget

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I sure wish our state and federal legislators would get their s— together. Michigan is looking at $140 million in federal budget cuts because of the…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Marvelous muddy March is here!!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Today is possibly my favorite day of the whole year. Oh, it isn’t my birthday, anniversary or any special day at all. It is just the…