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Dorian bares down as I scramble to get work done

Dorian bares down as I scramble to get work done

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Hurry up and wait. That’s what I’ve been doing as I await Hurricane Dorian to bring its powerful winds and torrential rain to my new home in…

Opioids and fires- resistance on its way

Opioids and fires-  resistance on its way

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Two, what I consider major news stories, broke in the last few days. First a judge has ruled big pharma’s Johnson and Johnson must pay $572 million…

A ‘not so’ magical journey to Disney

A ‘not so’ magical  journey to Disney

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher The Magic Kingdom is not so magical to this old curmudgeon. I was somehow convinced to chauffeur and partake in the wonders of Disney World with my…

Saga of red ants and wedding bands

Saga of red ants and wedding bands

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I was looking forward to a great weekend, but first I had to perform a Saturday morning ritual which was pulling weeds. I was about two hours…

Better follow-thru a start to ending mass killings

Better follow-thru a start to ending mass killings

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Very few people follow through on what they say they are going to do, therefore it is a society of unfulfilled promises. Parents don’t discipline their children.…

Expired drugs aren’t really expired

Expired drugs aren’t really expired

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher In my line of work, one does a lot of reading. I came across an article last week that nearly blew my mind. The premise of the…

Living in a dog’s world isn’t all bad

Living in a dog’s world isn’t all bad

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Instead of controlling my pets, they control me. I live in a dog’s world and I really don’t seem to mind it. My day starts at 4…

Weekly newspaper not important? Think again

Weekly newspaper not important? Think again

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I came across this column from Ambrosia Nelson, GM at Leader Publications in Niles, Michigan, and was thinking of writing a similar piece, but darn, she expressed…

Yikes, a snake in the house

Yikes, a snake in the house

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I’ve experienced many critters inside my house- frogs, toads, and lizards in which I’ve had to bare hand at one time or the other and send them…

My week from hell is finally over…

My week from hell is finally over…

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher If it could go wrong it did go wrong. That was the summary of this past week for me. At the top of the list was the…