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Out and About – Week of March 16

     A very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of you. This is the day when we’re all Irish. I don’t plan to consume any green beer, but I will definitely digest some corned beef and cabbage before calling it a day. Several restaurants in town will feature this traditional dish, so today is the day to loosen the belt ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of March 9

     I have a favorite quotation that usually accompanies the e-mails I send: “VOLUNTEER…..THE WORLD IS RUN BY THOSE WHO SHOW UP”.  I didn’t make it up, but I got the idea from a bumper sticker I saw. It pretty much sums up what I believe. I wish I had more spare time. Perhaps I should consider rearranging my priorities. ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of March 2

     Welcome to March 2009. The first two months of this year will not be forgotten soon. Let’s hope that this month will definitely march us into the spring season. As the weather turns warmer, it’s so nice to see the more energetic out walking their dogs or running with their i-pods. Then there are some of us who get ... Read More »

Out and About for week of Feb. 23

     In December 1944, Glenn Miller was killed in a plane crash. It has been rumored that,  had Glenn Miller not died at that time, rock and roll might have been delayed by about twenty years. We’ll never know if this would have turned out to be true, but we do know that his music is still alive and well. ... Read More »

Out and About for week of Feb. 16

 I hope that everyone had a wonderful Valentines Day. I was very fortunate to receive twelve special cards from my best friend. I used to wonder how someone could say, “Just give me a card. I don’t need a present.” It’s amazing that, as you grow older, cards seem to mean so much. They don’t wear out or break, you ... Read More »

Out and About for week of Feb. 9

OUT AND ABOUT  by Norm Stutesman        A phrase I’ve heard more than once says, “If you don’t care for the weather in Michigan, wait five minutes and it will change.” I think you need to wait a little longer than five minutes, but you must admit that our weather can be unpredictable at times.     A month or ... Read More »