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The times are changing.

Once upon a time families used to sit down and eat dinner together. Not just sit down, but sit at the table. Talk about their day and enjoy the companionship that is family. People went to each other’s house to visit, or write letters by hand, and send greeting cards via the United States Postal Service. And yes, children used ... Read More »

Snow, snow snow.

With the amount of snow that has fallen so far this winter, the piles of snow that line our roads, driveways and sidewalks has grown from small hills into impressive mountains. Some of those heaps of snow actually towering over the people and vehicles that they surround. After one of our many snow storms, I actually stopped shoveling the driveway ... Read More »

We are now a minivan family.

Shortly after my wife and I were married back in 2003, the first thing on our agenda as a newly married couple was to go car shopping. It was time to replace my Mercury Tracer. I went a little crazy with cars in my early years, thinking I needed a new one every year or so. I purchased one, but ... Read More »

Whitney

What’s going on over there? My name is Whitney. I am a black, spayed female cat. My eyes are very yellow. I am on the small side, and I just love people. Please come in and see me and make me part of your family. My docket number is 11916, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of June 2nd

We are now in June, which means that the chances of snow are slim, even though this is Michigan, and we all know what the weather can do in the “Water Wonderland”. You may now put away the snow blower for at least three months. Just think, in eighteen more days, the days will start getting shorter. I don’t think ... Read More »

Black Lab

Hi. I’m a black lab mix with some brindling in my coat and I have a very cute, small, black muzzle. I am ideal for a family who wants a dog who isn’t too big. I am a male about 1 year old and have already been neutered. I’m very sweet and take treats gently and love attention. I’m also ... Read More »