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Out and About – Week of May 15th

If you are a Snowbird and have just migrated back to Pure Michigan from the balmy south, may I say, “Welcome Home”. You missed a pretty nice winter, and according to some, you might have been better off to stay here, rather than risk the flooding and storms of some of the southern states. I received several phone calls from …

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Mark My Words – The Kindness Project

Be Kind! Please rewind! I am sure those of us of a certain age remember this sticker that was plastered on VHS tapes rented from video stores back in the day. The theory behind that mantra was that if you rented a VHS movie, make sure you hit that rewind button before returning the video, so the person after you …

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Hi! I’m Hattie and I am a five year old female tabby/calico mix. I have already been spayed so I’m ready for you. I have long hair and it was matted so part of me has been sheared. That just makes me all that much cuter. I look like a little lion. I also have fuzzy little tufts in my …

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Out and About – Week of May 8th

I admit that my church attendance has been less than satisfactory, according to my mother’s standards. Growing up, I attended Sunday school and church every Sunday, as did my entire family, but for quite some time, I have not made an honest attempt to be a regular church goer. This has bothered me enough that I decided to seek out …

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Ellie Mae

Hi there! My name is Ellie Mae and I am a white and tan female, about 6 years old. I am a mix, maybe some Staffordshire terrier and Pit and I am very friendly. I have already been spayed and I am house-trained. I like people but would probably be happiest in a home with no other dogs. I’m kind …

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Out and About – Week of May 1st

I recently had the privilege to attend a presentation by Deb Davis from Paws with a Cause (PAWS), an organization located in Wayland, Michigan. This organization breeds, raises, custom-trains, and places service dogs with people with a variety of disabilities. These assistance dogs include: Service Dogs: Used by people with a physical disability, debilitating chronic illness or neurological disorder. Hearing …

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