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Essentials for increasing faith

Essentials for increasing faith

Most people would like to increase their faith.  They struggle with problems too difficult to solve and carry burdens too heavy to bear.  Sleep eludes them and they are on…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

159C15: Cyclops is an owner surrender that just wants to go to his forever home.  Cyclops is an adult cat that weighs 10 lbs.  Cyclops does have one blind eye…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

SHOES 125C15: Shoes is a stray that has waited his stray hold time and he’s now available for immediate adoption.  Since coming into the shelter Shoes has been neutered.  Shoes…

My perspective on transgenderism has changed

My perspective on transgenderism has changed

I was all set to write a disparaging column on transgenders, when I listened to the Diane Sawyer interview of Bruce Jenner last night. As many have said, it was…

I’m so old I remember a time before computers

I’m so old I remember a time before computers

Kids today are growing up, never knowing what it was like before computers, smart phones and the world-wide web. I have a picture of granddaughter Alea at 14 months old…

Vote NO on Proposal 1, YES on Marion Schools

Vote NO on Proposal 1, YES on Marion Schools

Voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to vote yea or nay on the controversial statewide Proposal 1. In the Marion School district another proposal will be decided- a…

The ‘girls of 1964’ descend on mid-Michigan

The ‘girls of 1964’ descend on mid-Michigan

I have been procrastinating again, and now I am paying for it. It is 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening and I am just starting this column. Sometimes it is just…

Adopt A Pets

Adopt A Pets

BAJA 134D15: Baja is an owner surrender that came into the shelter because her owner had to move and Baja couldn’t go with them.  Baja is 2 yrs of age…

Police violence – some restraint in order

Police violence – some  restraint in order

We all would like to believe our local law enforcement agencies have the best intentions at heart. I know I certainly think police officers have one of the toughest jobs…

Thunderstorms sunshine, warm weather and a snowstorm!

Thunderstorms sunshine, warm weather and a snowstorm!

I am sitting here in Lisa’s vehicle watching granddaughter Alea play soccer in a snowstorm…and only five days ago it was sunny and 70 degrees outside. Go figure. Granddaughter Alison…