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All She Wants For Christmas Is To Be Cancer Free

During this holiday season many of us will be looking for that large and expensive gift under the Christmas tree. We might be hoping for the new Xbox, shiny jewelry or even a new Buick in the driveway. Gifts are nice and make us happy for the moment, but at my age, I pray and […]

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My Spot

If you are a fan of television’s Big Bang Theory, you are aware that Sheldon has a place on the couch he refers to as ‘my spot’. It is a space perfectly attuned to his personal needs and the place he feels perfectly at home, within his home. His end of the couch is so […]

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What’s Cooking?

I hope that everyone had a super and blessed Thanksgiving.  Now we can think about the Christmas Holidays and all the things that we can be thankful for, like all those sweet things that we enjoy and not to forget what Christmas really means, celebrating the Birth of Jesus. ORNAMENTAL SUGAR  COOKIES 3 cups flour 1 1/2 […]

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Government is not a football game!

Dear Editor: This morning I opened CNN and saw a quote from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that sums up everything that is wrong in American politics.  “You complain about the process when you are losing”.  What he was referencing was democratic complaints about a lengthy and complicated tax plan that was first released less than 6 […]

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Let’s Stop Playing The Blame Game

When I visited a doctor to check on the cause of some worrisome symptoms, I asked this respected physician what I might have done to cause this condition. “We don’t play the blame game around here,” he replied. “We just find out what’s wrong and treat it.” Too many spend their lives playing the blame […]

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Aggressive Driving In Michigan Raises Awareness of Accident Injury and Fatality Rates

It’s no secret that America’s roads and highways are becoming more and more congested with each passing year. Statistics show that approximately 218 million people had driver’s licenses in the U.S. in 2015, which is almost twice as many as 112 million licensed drivers back in 1970. But not only are more drivers on the […]

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Our Leaders Continue To Fail

As we gave thanks during Turkey Day, I can only hope the men and women we elected to represent us in Congress were offering their gratitude to a constituency that has provided them with unlimited power and perks. Personally, I am filled with gratitude for family, friends and readers that surround me with love and […]

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Another One Bites The Dust

Today is December 1. It is the 335th day of this year. There are 30 busy days left in 2017. During this time the northern hemisphere will experience the first day of winter, also known as the shortest day because of the shortest appearance of the sun at any time. We will experience the least amount of […]

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What’s Cooking?

With our Thankful Day in the past and Christmas very close, I am doing several good old recipes for the season.  Hope that you will enjoy them…. OLD FASHION CHRISTMAS FRUITCAKE from our family cookbook Prepare two (2) eight (8) inch round layer cake pans.  Grease only the bottom of the pans or you can line […]

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Four Wonderful Words

There I was, sitting in a medical reception area awaiting my call into the office of a Dermatologist. I’ve sometimes been troubled by pre-cancerous conditions that have required treatment or removal, so when an irritation developed around a dark spot hiding beneath my left sideburn, I made an appointment with my doctor to see what […]

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