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Opioids and Fires Resistance On It’s Way

Two, what I consider major news stories broke in the last few days. First a judge has ruled big pharma’s Johnson and Johnson must pay $572 million to the State…

A Not So Magical Journey to Disney

The Magic Kingdom is not so magical to this old curmudgeon. I was somehow convinced to chauffeur and partake in the wonders of Disney World with my wife, a friend…

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…