<
Home » Archives by category » Columns (Page 4)

Adopt-A-Pet

Adopt-A-Pet

BUDDY 008D15: Buddy came into the shelter because his owner passed away.  Buddy is an adult dog that weighs 30 lbs.  Buddy is a nice boy that loves to play. …

IRS tells me to pay up or go to jail- oops it’s a scam

IRS tells me to pay up or go to jail- oops it’s a scam

Sitting in my office, writing checks with money I don’t have, I got the call. A man with a thick accent- like one of those Indian accents you get from…

A day at the hospital

A day at the hospital

I spent most of the day Tuesday at MidMichigan Medical Center – Clare while my “best buddy” had his second hip replaced. I expected it to be “slow time” spent…

Surprising solutions for achieving a long life

Surprising solutions for achieving a long life

Recent press releases on the length of life for men in Iceland took many by surprise. Conventional wisdom had touted the value of a warm climate in causing one to…

Adopt A Pet

KENDALL 004D15: Kendall is an owner surrender that came into the shelter in need of a loving, forever home.  Kendall’s owner couldn’t have her in her apartment.  That’s the reason…

Old Man Winter needs to disappear

Old Man Winter needs to disappear

Okay, Old Man Winter can go away now. Bring back the mild weather we had in December, and I’ll be doing just fine. My old bones simply can’t adjust to…

The colors of January

The colors of January

The new year is here and already the middle of January is only a few days away – next Thursday actually. We’ve had some bone chilling cold, a little snow…

Enjoy the “Sound of Silence”

Enjoy the “Sound of Silence”

How much noise can you pump into your head before you begin to drown out God’s voice? This question introduces a timely article by Joseph Benz, which appeared in the…

Case of the missing cats

Case of the missing cats

A lot of people love their family pets, myself included. We have two dogs, and for the most part, they are a joy. Others consider cats their pet of choice.…

All about January

All about January

With temperatures hovering in the mid-twenties, I’m glad today [Tuesday] is a stay-at-home-and-work-on-the-computer day. Even so, I’m glad for the warm air blowing from gas fireplace in the corner of…