Genisys Credit Union Donates $36,000 to OLHSA

Genisys Credit Union presented a check for $36,000 to The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) for their Walk for Warmth campaign. The money was raised by Genisys members and staff through several fundraising activities leading up to the event. The walk, held earlier this year at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, raised money to help […]

Help Therrien dance in California!

Help Therrien dance in California!

Therrien Keippala of Clarkston, 8, has the chance to represent Michigan in Dance Masters of America, a 10-day dance competition and convention in Anaheim, Calif., this June. But he needs help to get there. He will travel to Anaheim from June 28 through July 8 for the DMA (Dance Masters of America) convention and competition. […]

World Naked Gardening Day & more

World Naked Gardening Day & more

Wow! What a great weekend we just had! Cinco de Mayo — I love Mexican fare! Kentucky Derby — Mint Juleps for everyone! And, the very same day, Saturday May 5, it was World Naked Gardening Day. Scoff if you must; tisk, tisk, if you’re so inclined . . . it was a nice, warm, […]

Dillman & Upton hosts On Deck Saturday

Dillman & Upton’s final On Deck Saturday is happening Saturday, May 12, from 10 am to 2 pm in Downtown Rochester.  There’s still time to book a great deck builder for this season but time is running out!  Meet several pro builders in one place and see all the latest deck materials. You can even get an estimate on professional installation […]

Talking about life, liberty and ‘Freedom’

Talking about life, liberty and ‘Freedom’

Life Well, dang-it-all! I missed my self-imposed deadline. Rats. I had hoped, didn’t work hard enough and failed to finish my book for dads. I wanted it written, rewritten, rewritten again and ready for purchase by Father’s Day. Not gonna’ happen. Hopefully, maybe by the holiday, gift-giving season, “Don’t Rush Me, I am making mistakes […]

It’s time to SCAMP Walk & Roll

It’s time to SCAMP Walk & Roll

Ah, it’s great to be alive! Spring is in the air, the tulips and other spring flowers are up and the weather is warm. New life. Renewal . . . . . . Is what I wanted to write about this week. Is what I should be writing about this week. But, I can’t. This […]

Snowflake nation revisited, or why we are soft

Snowflake nation revisited, or why we are soft

This past holiday weekend I walked around the backyard, looking over projects for spring and summer. There, in the very back, I saw this green plastic square. The Doggy Dooley! And, I was taken back to 14 years ago, when I installed said Dooley. What is it? Read on. * * * April 9, 2014: […]