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Go ahead: Brighten somebody’s day!

Go ahead: Brighten somebody’s day!

Recently, friends sent the following anonymous quote to me: “This is the beginning of a new day.  God has given me this day to use as I will.  I can…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

Lady 473D15: Lady is an adorable girl that loves to be with people.  Lady is a stray that was found running around in Clare County.  Lady is an adult dog…

Coming face-to-face with a jack___

Coming face-to-face with a jack___

Why do these crazy events involving critters happen to me? I once had a live mouse in my shoe which I wore with the mouse all day long before noticing.…

Thanksgiving over, but we still need to be thankful

Thanksgiving over, but we still need to be thankful

I just can’t believe it. Christmas is just three weeks away and I’m not ready… The holidays sure seem to creep up on you don’t they? I do actually have…

Light for dark days

Light for dark days

When Reinnie Barth was appointed a missionary to Germany, following World War Two, he knew he was going to serve in a difficult place during a tough time.  But this…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

DOLLY 473D15: Look into those loving eyes! Who could resist that face? This lovely female blue tick coon hound is available for immediate adoption! She will need a home that…

Weekend snow made us change course

Weekend snow made us change course

Last weekend’s snow storm came as a big surprise to this Alabama transplant. My thin-blooded body was enjoying the balmy weather Michigan was serving up, when boom, bang, out of…

First snowfall starts the holiday season off right

First snowfall starts the holiday season off right

Nothing makes you feel like Christmas is coming quite like the first snowfall of the season and, “Surprise,” we got it last Sunday morning when we woke up to find…

Opportunities in disguise

Opportunities in disguise

For nearly a year, our church had been preparing for a week-long youth outreach headed by a well known speaker.  Then, shortly before the kick-off date, I discovered there was…

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 for giving, particularly to the less…