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Archive by author: Michelle FallenaReturn
To desecrate a place of worship is to strike at the heart of every human being. May, usually referred to as the prettiest time of year, will remain a memory this year as the aftermath of what occurred on April 15, 2019. The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France suffered a tragic fire that took two days to extinguish.
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On March 10, 2019, every one fast forwarded more than their clocks one hour. By the first official day of spring folks had already celebrated their first spring Bar-B-Cue and the kids were planning for spring break. Last month when it was still 20 degrees I noticed some hearty souls wearing shorts but they were still wearing ear-muffs — go figure. What’s the world’s favorite snack? Better Made POTATO CHIPS!
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Put away the snow shovels and those wool mittens, spring is just round the corner. Daylight Saving Time will bring few extra “winks of sleep”. Compared to the horrific weather in other states Michigan is doing well. Let’s hope old man winter doesn’t decide to have a last laugh.
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January leaves the “D” in a vice-grip of frigid sub-zero weather. This morning the lowest temperature recorded at Detroit Metro Airport was-4 with a wind chill factor of 40 below.
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Happy New Year every one! Looks like we had a wet, cold and windy beginning to this year. It is now nearing the end of January and this morning it is a frosty 3 degrees. I’m glad outhouses are ancient history; at least in our neck of the woods. Can you imagine a frostbitten “seat” on a frigid morning?
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The weather has finally turned the corner — exchange that daring bathing suit for a snow suit. There are a few diehards who can be seen in December wearing Hawaiian shorts and there is a foot of snow on the ground. Weather wise I have heard that we are in for very cold temperatures. Have you noticed that there is a real “bite” in the air even though the temperature is not real cold?
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On August 16, 2018, Detroit and the nation was devastated to learn of the passing of Motown legend Aretha Franklin. She was the “Queen of Soul” to the countless millions who loved her. Immortalized in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame she will remain a part of Detroit’s infamous history. Her music will always reverberate in the hearts of her people.There has to be a special place in heaven for the innumerable show people who have shared their many talents with the world. To coin an old phrase –...
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Where has this year gone to? Pretty soon it will be time to change the clocks and start shopping for our thanksgiving bird. Summer has been different with its hot/cool and rainy weather. They say we can expect more of the same in the future. I hope our readers checked out the Google website on global warming. It’s certainly “food for thought”. We cannot change the damage that has already effected the environment but we can do something about the future. Provided that the “powers that be” pa...
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Our summer seems rather short this year because of a late start. It is certainly here now: plants, animals and humans all in vivid colors. Bikini clad people baking in the summer sun while kids frolic in the surf.
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I can remember flying across the church parking lot just a few minutes before my ceremony. My couture, who was my matron of honor, was late in finishing my wedding gown. The groom was anxiously waiting. That was the start of a long-lasting marriage. These days, marriages seem to be shorter but things are so much different now.
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