Wendi’s Word: Team deserves win

A huge congratulations to Dan Fife, his coaching staff and the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball for winning another state championship and making it back-to-back. I will admit I didn’t feel well Saturday morning, really it felt like my stomach churning. I boil it down to I was nervous for the boys because it only increased […]

Let the light shine in and on!

Let the light shine in and on!

This week in Michigan is Sunshine Week. Sunshine Week, if you are in the know, is a week to shed light into the dark recesses of government, local, state and national. It is to promote transparency in government. The idea is pretty simple: The more the public knows, the more they can and will take […]

Kiosks to generate money, create more parking ‘options’

Change is here. Our city is now a year-round destination and the increased wear and tear on our infrastructure must be addressed. Somehow we must pay for the associated costs because as we have learned, parking is not free. Someone has to pay for maintenance and upkeep and there is very little funding currently available. […]

Local Doc on WJR & more Neanderthal philosophy

Local Doc on WJR & more Neanderthal philosophy

One of the nifty things about being a community newspaper dude (and Neanderthal Philosopher) is my seat, way up in the Ivory Tower, allows me opportunities to look down and observe. Other than dead people, I see things. I am witness to the highs and lows of communal life. I can keep tabs on your […]

I give you the Neanderthal Philosopher

I give you the Neanderthal Philosopher

Bouncing around inside that big empty space between my ears was an idea. Bing,               Bang,                                Bong! It ricocheted about, each time hitting a wall growing in intensity until the idea could no longer […]

Stuff to think of on Valentine’s Day: taxes, crickets and then end of the male species.

Stuff to think of on Valentine’s Day: taxes, crickets and then end of the male species.

Ah, February. Groundhogs, ice, snow and hearts of red, Valentine’s Day. To all, tell the ones you love that you love. And, if you really want to spice up your Valentine’s conversations, here are some topics to discuss. Taxation Without Representation Nothing can get your blood boiling like good lovin’ and talk about that which […]

Thoughts on a cold Sunday night

Thoughts on a cold Sunday night

Like over 100 million other Americans, this past Sunday I hunkered down to watch the 52nd playing of National Football League’s Super Bowl. And, like many I have thoughts (unlike you, I can publish mine in print — yup, it’s great to be me). * * * This was the first big game in years […]