Just In: Rattalee Lake Road between Bridge Lake Road and Ellis Road

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has issued a permit allowing Buckeye Pipe Line Company to close Rattalee Lake Road between Bridge Lake Road and Ellis Road in Springfield Township on Monday, Aug. 13, to facilitate pipeline maintenance work. The work will be done on Rattalee Lake Road just east of Bridge Lake Road. […]

Said the suckee to the sucker . . . bug off

Said the suckee to the sucker . . . bug off

We media types love (with a capitol LOVE) it when a “new” disease is discovered somewhere in the world. It has probably been that way since the beginning of the modern era of journalism. When I first tried my hand at writing “Don’t Rush Me” (over 30 years ago) their was this “new” disease that […]

Mamas let them kids play in dirt!

Mamas let them kids play in dirt!

Love it when science (or at least people smarter than me) comes to my aide to shore-up one of my long-held beliefs (even if said belief had no substantial reason to be held). That belief: Kids and dirt is a good thing. When I was a youngster, like before I was five years old, I […]

Back from Mid-Summer Vacation so soon?

Back from Mid-Summer Vacation so soon?

Hey, it’s the week after July 4 and all I can say to all you who were on vacation, “Why did you come back so early?” While you were gone, enjoying yourselves on the lakes and woods, and cottages and cabins and hotel suites, the world of non-vacation takers took advantage of your absence. The […]

Genisys Credit Union Receives Economic Bright Spot Award

Genisys Credit Union has received the Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots Award from Corp! Magazine. This award recognizes Michigan companies that continue to grow, expand and hire Michigan’s brightest talent. “We are honored to once again receive this award from Corp!” said Jackie Buchanan, Genisys President and CEO, “Genisys is committed to providing outstanding financial products […]

Buy a 5th on the 3rd for the 4th, an American tale.

Buy a 5th on the 3rd for the 4th, an American tale.

Much to my chagrin, for the past — oh what, two weeks? — people have celebrated American independence with fireworks and much merriment. While I dig the feeling of celebrating American independence every day of the year, I can do without an entire summer of explosions. (Insert “Signed with with love, Cranky Old White Dude” […]

Slings & arrows of the week

Slings & arrows of the week

What’s going on, you ask? Well, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks for your hero (and in case you forgot, that’s me). First to mind has been the attempts at herding cats, which as everyone knows, is no easy endeavor. Yup, it’s been over 10 days since we “lost” our server at work. Now, […]