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Out and About Blog by Norm Stutesman

Out and About – Week of February 6th

Rocky Evans will sign copies of his book “TRUTH” at Lowry’s Books & More on Saturday, February 11, from 11 A.M. until 1:30 P.M. Rocky was born and raised here in Three Rivers and is a renowned skydiver. He experienced his first parachute jump in May 1970, and excelled to the level of achieving World Championship Skydiving awards three times. …

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Out and About – Week of January 30th

The stage production Grease, started out in Chicago back in the late sixties and early seventies. It has gone on to New York and was even made into a movie. It has done very well, and in March, it will come to the stage of the Three Rivers High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). Oh, it won’t have a Broadway …

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Out and About – Week of January 23rd

When I was a kid growing up in Three Rivers, there weren’t any fast-food restaurants. I’m sure a lot of you remember Lee’s Ice Cream on the corner of West Michigan and Lincoln Avenues, but that was about it. There were quite a few coffee shops in the area, but because of “progress”, they slowly faded away. If you wanted …

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Out and About – Week of January 16th

DeAnn Hollis has been quoted as saying, “The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.” I am a strong supporter of the act of volunteering. I volunteer as often as I can and wish that I could do more, but my plate …

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Out and About – Week of January 9th

“Pay it Forward” and “A Random act of Kindness”. These are two phrases worth some serious thought and action. These phrases can be better defined as doing something for someone without expecting anything in return. An example might be paying for someone’s cup of coffee or breakfast anonymously. I have experienced this from both sides. It’s very nice to be …

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Out and About – Week of January 2nd

Welcome to 2012. I’m pretty sure most of us are sitting on pins and needles waiting to see what Mother Nature has in store for us. Judging from the predictions I’ve heard, our winter weather will arrive late and then hit us with a vengeance. I’m happy with what we’ve had so far and wouldn’t mind if it would continue …

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Out and About – Week of December 26th

This will be my final column of 2011. I’m taking the rest of the year off and gathering my thoughts. It shouldn’t take me too long. As a matter of fact, I’ll have another column ready by next Tuesday. Last Thursday was a special day for me. After my annual physical, my wife and I went out to celebrate the …

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Out and About – Week of December 19th

It’s “Crunch Time” for you last minute Christmas shoppers. I’m including myself on this one, so we’d better quit procrastinating, get off the couch, and hit the stores. It feels like “Black Friday” was only a few days ago. I keep running into people who have had their shopping done for weeks. That’s just pitiful. Where’s their sense of adventure? …

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Out and About – Week of December 12th

The Three Rivers Lions Club has the ideal venue for your holiday party or get-together. If you’ve procrastinated long enough and are looking for a place for your holiday gathering, consider having it in a place where there’s plenty of parking, a kitchen, and even a dance floor. Call the Three Rivers Lions Club at (269)273-2424. Leave a name and …

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Out and About – Week of December 5th

Seventy years ago this week, the empire of Japan awakened a sleeping giant known as The United States of America, when they attacked Pearl Harbor It was definitely a day that went, as President Roosevelt said, “down in infamy”. It was a learning experience for both the empire of Japan and the USA. Please take a moment to pause and …

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