The saga continues: Deplorables talk back!

The saga continues: Deplorables talk back!

It’s interesting, I think, that in a world where no one has any time for fun, some actually read the words I throw together Monday morning. And, I am grateful. It means I am not wasting time, and therefore also not wasting the boss’ money. Last week I waxed poetically about the “eff-dash- dash-dash” word […]

Preservation Clarkston: We don’t want to be Troy

Preservation Clarkston: We don’t want to be Troy

By Don Rush There are no dues or fees. No pledges of fealty or oaths of allegiance. No websites or office buildings to call home, but folks who are making up a relatively new group in town all have one thing in common; they want to make sure this community’s character remains. “We don’t want […]

The deplorables and their language

The deplorables and their language

So, there I was. Taking in my routine Saturday morning breakfast with a cup of coffee, a glass of ice water and a copy of both The Detroit News and The Detroit Free Press. Before me, plated in between the papers and the drinks, scrambled eggs, refried beans, rice and chorizo sausage, topped with copious […]

With only a few days before Christmas . . .

With only a few days before Christmas . . .

Well, there are only a hand full of days left until folks all over these fruited plains celebrate Christmas. And, I am feeling kinda’ good about it, because I am almost finished shopping for presents! In my reckoning, if I wait until the end, shelves will be picked almost clean of items to purchase, thus […]

Obligatory Christmas Column #1,279,549

Obligatory Christmas Column #1,279,549

As I look back upon those thrilling holidays of yesteryear, I have come to believe, for me (not everyone) those Christmases Past were in fact magical. They were always white with snow. Everything sparkled. No strife. No sadness, only smiles, songs, laughter and love. Below are some of my memories of some “magical” times. * […]

Clarkston News Editorial: Seasonal Thoughts

Clarkston News Editorial: Seasonal Thoughts

Some seasonal thoughts: think local This, the last week of November, 2018 brings to mind two issues we hope readers will consider. Say, ‘Thank You.’ Give a shout of thanks to the Clarkston Community Schools district, administration, athletic department and athletes. Athletes on 2018-2019 squads have already given locals lots to cheer about — and […]

Random acts of kindness can go a long way

Random acts of kindness can go a long way

Let’s start with a quote attributed to Martin Kornfield: “If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction.” For the past few years I have gotten behind the initiative that you’re about to read about. And, I always start it the same way (change […]

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