Bicyclists and frogs, get out the way!

Bicyclists and frogs, get out the way!

Hey, it’s been 10 years since I wrote this “gem” of a column. While I take a breather, enjoy this Don’t Rush Me column, originally published June 30, 2010. *** So, I finally started reading the book, A Walk In The Woods, by Bill Bryson. Folks have been after me to read it for years […]

You can’t please ‘em all, folks

You can’t please ‘em all, folks

Times, they are a changing. Change in inevitable. Change is good. Change sucks. One thing is for certain, change will touch all of us — some of us will welcome it with open arms, others will go down kicking and fighting. * * * Random Thought Number One: Do you think the Russians are laughing […]

Pillow fights and eating the weak

Pillow fights and eating the weak

There is sooo much going on. And, I just want to go and hide. Let all the kids fight it out and live my live in a cabin in the woods. I don’t want to write about protesting, protestor nor of protests — if only because everyone else is. I like like being a contrarian. […]

Stupid COVID & social distancing

Stupid COVID & social distancing

If you step back and objectively look at it, this really has been a fascinating year. I think the word “unprecedented” is the one folks are bandying about. From the COVID crud, cramped economy, closed schools and cruddy politicians, even the weather has been crazy. We had snow the other week, last week eight inches […]

Open For Business: Journey To Health Chakra

We are going to open effective June 1st with our almost normal hours of 10-5 M-Thurs. Only difference is we will not stay late on Wednesdays until 7. Weekend open hours will be delayed too. Website: www.journeytohealthchakra.com Private appointments are available, if clients could call first, that would be appreciated. 5770 S. Main St., Suite […]

With Memorial Day upon us

With Memorial Day upon us

Yikes. After being less-than-energetic for over 40 days and nights (Thank you, stupid COVID-19 vacation), this past Saturday was a rude awakening for this old body. My body was shocked when, during a beautiful day that was Saturday — sunny, blue skied and near 70 degrees — I decided to do yard work. The wood […]

What I did on my Covid vacation

What I did on my Covid vacation

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve been able to sit down and write a Don’t Rush Me column. I penned the last on Monday, March 31 — a couple of days after I was officially laid off from work. Forty-one days. This was basically the first time in my life in which I wasn’t […]

Independence Township: April 21, 2020 meeting synopsis

SYNOPSIS TAKEN BY THE TOWNSHIP BOARD THE CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF INDEPENDENCE April 21, 2020A. A virtual Regular Meeting of the Charter Township of Independence Board was called to order at 6:00 p.m. B. The Pledge of Allegiance was given. C. ROLL CALL:  Present: Kittle, Neubeck, Loughrin, Aliaga, Brown, Nallamothu, Ritchie Absent: NoneAlso Present: Mitch Petterson, […]

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