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Newsroom murders hit close to home

Newsroom murders hit close to home

These supposed civilized times in which we live are mighty unusual to me. I say that because of two occurrences last week, that have my head spinning. I’m talking about…

Time for downsizing

Time for downsizing

The middle of July is just a week away and my vacation is over…let’s face it summer is speeding by this year! Jack, who I always say is on a…

Lemonade Stands Shouldn’t Be Subject To Police, Fines

Lemonade Stands Shouldn’t Be Subject To Police, Fines

Growing up, I have fond memories of my makeshift lemonade stand I would place near the sidewalk to catch thirsty walkers or drivers. I was six or seven at the…

Half a holiday

Half a holiday

Nobody is sure when to celebrate the Fourth this year. Half the people start this weekend with festivities before the event splitting the week on Wednesday. The other half are…

Proud to be a Pioneer

Proud to be a Pioneer

The buildings are pretty quiet these summer days.  Sure, there are camps taking place here and there on campus, and there’s activity preparing the buildings and grounds for the 2018-2019…

Michigan Doctor Explains Why We’re Experiencing Such a Bad Allergy Season

All over the country, allergy sufferers are preparing for a particularly unpleasant pollen season. That’s right, the 2018 allergy season is here, and it’s worse than normal. However, allergy seasons…

Wandering mind makes stops at IHOB, human eating snakes

Wandering mind makes stops at IHOB,  human eating snakes

Its 3 a.m. and my mind is wandering. Here’s where it went: -It couldn’t help but wander to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where graphic photos of the flooding devastation created feelings…

Making summer memories

Making summer memories

It seems like all I do lately is work. Sometimes I wish I could turn back the clock and just have some old-fashioned fun. With July just around the corner…

My father, my hero

My father, my hero

(I wrote this a year ago but wanted share it again. Heck I might share this column over and over for years to come. The man meant so much to…

Summertime ‘Bits’

Summertime ‘Bits’

Didn’t I just say that summer speeds by so fast it only seems two weeks long? Well here it is, June is now officially half over already. Meantime we are…