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Nutty professor sends door-to-door salesmen running with gun shots

Nutty professor sends door-to-door salesmen running with gun shots

We all have a degree of dislike for the door-to-door salespeople that come around once in a while. Just like the telemarketers that populate our home phones (google, this means…

Summertime on the Tobacco

Summertime on the Tobacco

Another week gone by and already it’s time to write this column again. It’s been a quiet week after all of the recent excitement when a tree came down across…

Just Thinking – My Dad

My Dad was bigger and stronger than any other Dad in the world. If you don’t believe it just ask me.  My Dad could do anything.  When he returned from…

Summer is here again

Summer is here again

Here it is again, summer season has arrived, Memorial Day has passed. I drive by the lakes and streams, I see campers set up, and people in kayaks and boats…

A sad loss on a windy day

A sad loss on a windy day

It has been an interesting week around the Maurer household. Monday afternoon after listening to the wind blow and watching the rain fall, I happened to look out into the…

Legalize marijuana and use new tax to fix roads, schools

Legalize marijuana and use new tax to fix roads, schools

I’ve got a solution to our road money woes. Instead of nearly doubling the tax we pay at the gasoline pump, why not make marijuana legal? Before you get too…

New tax for roads? Are you crazy?

I’m getting more and more disenchanted with government. Our peers, and use that word loosely, seem more and more out of touch with the real world. Certainly those that run…

An unexpected holiday find

Our trip north to our camper at Roscommon over the holiday weekend turned out a whole lot better than the first trip this year. That time we not only battled…

They’re at it again

Michigan, which is considering a major fuel tax hike, already has some of the nation’s highest taxes on fuel, but the lowest spending on roads. It’s a nasty combination, but…

Heroin is back and easy to purchase

Most of us remember “heroin” from back in the day. In the 70’s and 80’s it was considered one of the most potent drugs on the black market. If you…