4:00 PM Dec 19, 2013
Last month, I faced one of those “significant” birthdays. I turned 65.
2:56 PM Dec 18, 2013
This is the time of year we love hearing Christmas carols and songs, even if being subjected to them in stores well before Thanksgiving is a bit over the top.
3:01 PM Dec 17, 2013
Several months ago, I wrote about how much I love everything there is to do with summer. Well, it comes as no surprise then that I am not a big fan of winter.
9:58 AM Dec 15, 2013
On Wednesday afternoon, the Legislature of our state passed a new law on abortion coverage in the Michigan. The new law requires women to buy additional insurance if they want abortion coverage in their health insurance plans, and it will take affect 90 days after the Legislature adjourns for the year.
3:00 PM Dec 13, 2013
As school systems continue to tackle bullying with a variety of approaches, it has become clear that many of our students struggle with standing up for what they believe to be right.
4:00 PM Dec 12, 2013
We live in communities for good reasons. At the top of the list — so obvious that it’s almost transparent — is that living in community brings benefits that aren’t available to those who live alone.
3:01 PM Dec 11, 2013
When we think of pollution, thoughts of plumes of smoke from a poorly regulated factory or exhaust from automobiles probably come to mind.
3:54 PM Dec 10, 2013
The Scandinavian delicacy known as lutefisk — which means, literally, “cod soaked in plutonium" — dates to the Viking era.
2:26 PM Dec 5, 2013
I am nine years older than my wife, Amy. She claims that she's never really considered herself younger than me. It has always seemed to her like we were the same age. But I think her perspective is beginning to change, and it all started last week when I turned 49.

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