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Mike’s Musings – Roof collapsing, walls caving in – my house is a mess

Why me? This wretched winter continues on an on, and now because of major snowfall after major snow fall, my house is caving in. The frozen pipes, the truck not…

A Matter of the Heart

Lately it seems that I have been doing a lot of thinking about my parents. They both passed away several years ago, and of course naturally I have thought of…

A pretty good month so far

What an interesting, and uplifting week it has been. In fact, despite all of the cold, windy winter weather, it has been a pretty good February so far. It started…

Observations from where the buck stops

-For chrissakes is it cold and it’s so time for warmer weather.  As I write this early Wednesday morning it is -10 degrees. That’s actual, not wind chill. It has…

Adopt-A-Pet

Rex is a nice boy that was found abandoned at the animal shelter.  Rex is an adult dog that weighs around 50 lbs.  Rex is a super sweet, happy boy…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – Just grumbling about the weather — again

Well I shouldn’t have done any weather predicting last week. Guess I would make a great weatherman because before the paper even came out it was wrong and my prediction…

Mike’s Musings – Marion tops area schools in Bridge ranking

Last week Pat Maurer wrote an article about Bridge Magazine’s ranking of Michigan School Districts. The rankings don’t put area schools in a very favorable light. The rankings are based…

Reflections – The source of joy in tough times

On May 6, 1934, a young minister in Charlotte, North Carolina, named Vance Havner, devoted his weekly column in the Charlotte Observer to a problem that relates to discouraged people…

Adopt A Pet

  Pogo (037D14) is a stray that was found on Jill Janet Rd in Harrison.  Pogo is a small sized, adult dog that weighs around 10 lbs.  Pogo is very…

Adopt A Pet

Josie is a stray that was found on Cranberry Lake Rd in Harrison.  Josie is an adult aged dog weighs around 45 lbs.  When Josie was found she was wearing…