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Out and About – Week of May 16th

I wish that I were more of a reader. I read about two books a year, which is something that I’m not proud of. I receive several magazines monthly and I usually end up adding them to a stack of other magazines, with intentions of reading them later when I have more time. What I should do is set aside …

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Sassy

Hi. My name is Sassy and I am a beautiful black female kitty. I’m about 4 years old and am a sweet little lady. I’m your perfect kitty because I am already spayed and my front paws are declawed. I am very friendly but feel a little scared in here. I came in with my brother. He was adopted so …

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Out and About – Week of May 9th

I recently attended a Saturday morning meeting in Lansing. The trip usually takes a little less than two hours, so I planned to stop for a quick breakfast at a diner near the intersection of M-60 and I-69. I usually allow myself a few extra minutes for breakfast, because you never know how busy the place is going to be, …

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Out and About – Week of May 2nd

I’m sure it was more than a couple of years ago that I mentioned the fact that Bowman Park, on North Main Street, doesn’t contain a single bench. Lafayette Park, which is also located on North Main Street, across from Hoppin School, has at least two benches. I mention this only because a reader asked me why this was the …

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Smokey

Hello. My name is Smokey and I am a beautiful, dilute long-hair calico. I’m about 1 year old and am a sweet little lady. I had a litter of kittens and they have just been weaned from me. They have all found homes and now I need a good home for myself. I am very friendly and like people. I’m …

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Out and About – Week of April 25th

It’s becoming more and more difficult to tell the difference between the makes of cars these days. Back in the Fifties this problem didn’t exist. Back then there were no KIAs or other many other foreign cars here in the USA. General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler dominated the automotive market. Now, it’s next to impossible to tell the year of …

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