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Out and About – Week of March 6th

The world is filled with critics. We are all critics in some way, and there are some people who get paid for their critical expertise. We have restaurant and movie critics, to name just two, but I have never heard of a “Restroom Critic”. Now this would be something I might be successful in pursuing. I’m pretty sure this newspaper …

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Out and About – Week of February 27th

I can’t remember a February when the weather has been this pleasant, or perhaps I should say weird. We’ve had temperatures in the fifties and sixties, along with temperatures in the twenties and thirties. There have been times when we’ve had nicer weather than those Michiganders who have flown south for the winter. Back in the day, December, January, and …

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Here I am at Animal Control. I lost my way and they found me. The staff call me Jake. I am a male, about one year old, and I get along with other dogs. I feel so energetic and loving. I would like to make friends with someone and go home with them. My docket number is BIS17-000035, at the …

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Out and About – Week of February 20th

Since my retirement, I’ve found myself busier than I was when I was punching a timeclock. This is common among many retirees. I’d like to think of myself as a professional volunteer, but that could be looked at as an oxymoron, because professionals get paid for their time, and the only pay a volunteer normally gets is a warm feeling …

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Hi! I’m Willie and I am a tricolor male terrier mix, about 3-4 years old. I’m a travel-size dog, just right for you to bring along wherever you go. I’m already neutered and I get along with other small dogs. I haven’t been around too many larger ones. Please come in to see me and give me a loving home. …

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Out and About – Week of February 13th

To those of you who love someone or anything, I wish you a very Happy Valentine’s Day. If you don’t love anything or anyone, I believe you have a problem. To the majority of you, please take a moment and remind those closest to you just how much they mean to you. If you’re a hugger like I am, you …

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