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Out and About – Week of October 6th

Last July, we spent a week in Canada attending a Lions Convention. I wrote a little about it, but recently discovered more information that I thought would be helpful to pass on to anyone planning to visit our neighbors to the north. There are some Americans who do not appreciate having “foreigners” in our beloved country. If you are traveling ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 29th

Walking has become the thing to do. This past Labor Day, we had the “Bridge Walk” here in Three Rivers, and they also held a bridge walk across the “Big Mac” on the same day. The bridge walk up north is more popular, but the one here in TR, I’m sure, was more fun. Perhaps the last “walk” of the ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 22nd

We don’t have any trees on our property, but every year I’ve been kept busy raking up leaves and disposing of bushels of walnuts. Our neighbor has trees, and believe it or not, one of them is a walnut tree. The mystery as to where the leaves and walnuts come from is, of course, a no-brainer. We have terrific neighbors, ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 15th

For those interested, a brief update on my health condition. I have been a diabetic for several years and in August 2013, my doctor put me on insulin. He also mentioned that, if I would take better control of my diet and lose some weight, my condition would improve. On September 2, I visited an endocrinologist in Ann Arbor. I ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 8th

A couple of weeks ago, I had my final pool therapy session at Health TRAC, here in Three Rivers.I had nine sessions altogether, which is what my neurosurgeion had prescribed rather than cutting open my back and scraping away on my spine in order to relieve the pressure on my nerves. Anyway, the pool sessions were fantastic, but tiring, and ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of September 1st

My first September column always gives me the opportunity to make everyone aware of the fact that summer is officially over for the year. According to the calendar, autumn hasn’t officially arrived, but the opportunity to take that family vacation has come and gone. The children are back in school, so Mom’s personal time has begun. Oh yes, gentlemen, you ... Read More »