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Out and About Blog by Norm Stutesman

Out and About – Week of September 24th

We had ninety-degree temperatures in March, and it seems that we’re having an early fall with morning temperatures in the forties. One doesn’t dare to sleep in, because the chances are that you’ll miss one of the four seasons. I’ve said many times that fall is one of my favorite seasons because of the colors and milder temperatures. It’s too …

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Out and About – Week of September 10th

School has been in session for a week now. Students are settling in with their daily routines and are realizing that school can actually be fun and educational. The moms, who have sent their little ones off to their first day ever of school, have dried their tears and now realize that little Susie will return home after being cast …

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Out and About – Week of September 3rd

Today is the first day of school. Where did the summer go? It seems like Water Festival was just a couple of weeks ago. I’m not sure how many high school students read this column, but I’d like to offer some friendly advice to those who do. Enjoy your high school years. Study hard, take advantage of the many extra-curricular …

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Out and About – Week of August 27th

The St. Joseph County Grange Fair is still a couple of weeks away. The dates this year are from September 16 through September 22. If the weather continues the way it has been, we should have Mother Nature on our side. Brochures can be picked up at the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce office at 57 North Main Street, …

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Out and About – Week of August 20th

Summer is winding down, and soon we’ll have the fall colors gracing the trees. School hasn’t started yet, so some of you will be getting out of town before the kids return to the classrooms. If you’re planning to spend any time in a hotel or motel, here are a few facts to keep in mind, as you travel: A …

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Out and About – Week of August 13th

Once again, I make the comment, “We have to be living in Michigan. Ninety degrees one day, only to have temps in sixties the next.” It’s getting to the point at which you don’t want to put away your winter or summer clothes. You never know what the weather will be from one day to the next. The Olympics are …

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Out and About – Week of August 6th

It’s still a week away, but it’s not too early to arrange for your tickets to attend the Three Rivers Community Players’ production of MURDER’S IN THE HEIR. The show opens Friday, August 17, and runs August 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, and 26. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 P.M., and the two Sunday matinees start at 2 …

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Out and About – Week of July 30th

This next weekend promises to be one filled with plenty of activities. If you plan carefully, you and your family will be able to get Out and About and take in most of them. So, put away the video games, hide the TV remote, get out the kitchen calendar and your family planner, and prepare to do things as a …

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Out and About – Week of July 23rd

Just returned from the Frankenmuth area. Talk about getting Out and About. We were there to welcome Mark and Deb Mansell. Mark started out in Portland, Oregon, on June 16, and is on his way to Portland, Maine. He is riding his bicycle across the United States to raise funds for Leader Dogs for the Blind, which is headquartered in …

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Out and About – Week of July 16th

Some rumors can be very upsetting. Rumor has it that the pizza establishment, located in Marketplace North, in Three Rivers, has been sold. What are we going to do about that? The pizza is so good, and the daily buffet is such a bargain. Life will not be worth living anymore. RELAX! The name is the only thing that will …

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