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Mike’s Musings- Somehow I lost track of time

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Somehow I lost track of time. Summer just kind of blew in, stayed a few weeks, and apparently is long gone. Dang, it’s the middle of August,…

Mike’s Musings- Don’t say s_ _ _ , you could be prosecuted

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor This writer is a major proponent of reducing the number of laws enacted at both the federal and state level. I have railed in print on many…

Mike’s Musings- Dog creates havoc in household

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve often written about the exploits of our Golden Retriever. Daisy we call her, has chewed our woodwork, eaten an electric shaver and literally destroyed a dozen…

Mike’s Musings- Readers take aim at this columnist!

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Hot summer days make for agitated people. Agitated people were out in full force last week, taking direct aim at this writer. Mostly the aim was directed…

Mike’s Musings- Stop playing the race card

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Zimmerman jurors got it right. Why is “race” still an issue in 21st Century America? I really thought as a society we had gotten past that issue…

Mike’s Musings- Family wants to know how daughter died

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor All they want to know is how, when and where their 13-year-old daughter died. It’s been nearly seven months, and the Ellis’s wake up each morning wondering…

Mike’s Musings- A race for the ages- turtle never moves

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor   A few days ago I was sweating bullets. We had not found a turtle for the annual Beaverton Turtle Races. Teresa and I entered the competition…

Mike’s Musings-Don’t tell me you’re bored this summer

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Summer time in Mid-Michigan is the best time. With the plethora of lakes, ORV trails, and festivals/fairs it is unlike any other season or area for that…

Mike’s Musings- Stuff you don’t need to know

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’m a self-admitted trivia buff. When I take my 11-year-old son out to lunch, we always end up at a restaurant that has Buzztime; and we will…

Mike’s Musings- I’m fed up and angry at Consumers Energy

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor “Heads are going to roll. You just watch,” said I in a very angry state. “You take it back or I’m going to call the police, take…