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Saga of Red Ants and Wedding Bands

I was looking forward to a great weekend, but first I had to perform a Saturday morning ritual which was pulling weeds. I was about two hours In to the…

Better Follow-Thru A Start To Ending Mass Killings

Very few people follow through on what they say they are going to do, therefore it is a society of unfulfilled promises. Parents don’t discipline their children. Instead they threaten.…

Expired Drugs Aren’t Really Expired

Expired Drugs Aren’t  Really Expired

Mike Wilcox Mike’s Musings Columnist In my line of work, one does a lot of reading. I came across an article last week that nearly blew my mind. The premise…

Weekly Newspaper Not Important? Think Again.

I came across this column from Ambrosia Nelson, GM at Leader Publications in Niles, Michigan, and was thinking of writing a similar piece, but darn, she expressed my opinion so…

Yikes, A Snake In The House

I’ve experienced many critters inside my house- frogs, toads, and lizards in which I’ve had to bare hand at one time or the other and send them scurrying to safety…

My Week From Hell Is Finally Over

If it could go wrong it did go wrong. That was the summary of this past week for me. At the top of the list was the Allegan server. The…

War With Iran? Not Yet.

I’m not sure many of us realized, but we almost went to war last week. According to news reports, President Trump called it off in the final seconds before missiles…

A Tale Of Two Brothers

I went to the eye doctor yesterday. I don’t know if it’s another sign of getting old or simply an exercise to keep peace with the wife who claims I…

My Father, My Hero

(I wrote this a year ago but wanted to share it again. Heck I might share this column over and over for years to come. The man meant so much…

Spelling Bees and Holzhauer, Compelling TV

Thanks to ESPN, spelling bees are making a comeback. Way back when, I can remember them being one of the most important events of the school year. Elementary students, including…

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