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Reflections on Dabo, warming up cars

Reflections on Dabo, warming up cars

Can we say “a little Dabo will do you? I can’t help but harken back to the days of the Brylcreem commercial and their famous catch line the sticks in…

I Will Gladly Go To Hell

I Will Gladly Go To Hell

Readers, when they don’t like a particular column, have sometimes told me to “go to Hell.” Just the other day someone admonished me, “to Hell with you.” Little do they…

A huge HEARTFELT THANKS to those that helped

A huge HEARTFELT THANKS to those that helped

The true spirit of Christmas “is to give, rather than receive.” Nowhere was that demonstrated more than in this county where dozens of businesses and individuals contributed to our Christmas…

I can do without cold and snow

I can do without cold and snow

It was a few days before Christmas and up in the sky was myself on an airplane ready to land in the snow covered tundra we call Michigan. I was…

Memories of John Glenn, space hero

Memories of John Glenn, space hero

It was with heavy heart that I heard John Glenn had passed. Although I had never met one of America’s most accomplished icons, I felt I was a part, maybe…

Artificial trees are not welcome

Artificial trees are not welcome

There is one solemn rule at the Wilcox house during the holiday season. That is quite simply our Christmas tree cannot be of the artificial variety. My affinity for real…

A Black Friday worthy of purgatory

A Black Friday worthy of purgatory

Some days just aren’t worth getting outta bed. I had one of those days last Friday. While many of you were celebrating Black Friday, buying the latest and greatest toys…

Give thanks to our police officers

Give thanks to our police officers

I’m appalled at the number of police officers that are being shot and killed these days. The job was never one for the timid, but nowadays it is the riskiest…

Do you need help?

Do you need help?

We at the Clare County Review and Marion Press are beginning to prepare for this year’s Christmas Wish program. The holidays are a time of giving, particularly to the less…

Social Media Makes Mockery of Election

Social Media Makes  Mockery of Election

As I write this it is 6:30 a.m. on Election Day. The election is too close to call, so I have no idea who will be our next president when…

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