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Guest View: Power up positive energy & clear the negativity from your life

March 26th 2015

Guest View: Power up positive energy & clear the negativity from your life (Jacki Smith, Coventry Creations, March 26, 2015) Remaining a victim gives the negative energy in your life an all you can eat ticket to your soul.   To step out of victim-hood you have to step into personal responsibility.   Be responsible for rest […]

Capturing Motor City Soul Through The Camera Lens (video)

March 25th 2015

Capturing Motor City Soul Through The Camera Lens (Steve Furay, Common Breath Media, March 25, 2015) Picking up a camera and capturing the magic of Motown has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, giving me an opportunity to be an active participant in one of the great urban revitalization processes in […]

The Truth About Pit Bulls Info Class April 11

March 25th 2015

The Truth About Pit Bulls Info Class April 11 (Laura Witkowski, Fido Personal Dog Training, March 25, 2015) As more people adopt pit bull-type dogs, more people are realizing the truth: that they’re… wait for it… just normal dogs. And just like any dogs, they should be assessed individually, not judged based on preconceived notions. […]

Legalizing Pot: Political Perspectives

March 25th 2015

Legalizing Pot: Political Perspectives (Guest Viewpoint by Jermain Jones, March 25, 2015) With the act of failing to compromise becoming the new symbol of detestation in legislative bodies across the country, one thing we should be harmoniously in agreement on is the fact that recreational marijuana usage should be one less tiff to bicker over. […]

Divorce and Families pt 2 of 4: How do Elementary Age Children React to Divorce?

March 25th 2015

Divorce and Families pt 2 of 4:  How do Elementary Age Children React to Divorce? (Guest Series Part 1 of 4, Lisa Schmidt, Schmidt Law Services, March 25, 2015)   Divorce can be hard on children at any age. But for elementary age children, the process can cause developmental delays and significant emotional distress. This […]

Creating a Vision Statement that Balances your Life and Business

March 24th 2015

Creating a Vision Statement that Balances your Life and Business (Frank Lanzkron-Tamarazo, Chazzano Coffee, March 24, 2015) My wife, Lisa, and I made a mistake. We should have involved her in the business from the beginning instead of allowing her to spend more time with the kids. That’s a difficult thing to say out loud because […]

Ferndale Recreation Offers Adult Fowling Outing w/Kids Night In April 25

March 24th 2015

Ferndale Recreation Offers Adult Fowling Outing w/Kids Night In April 25 (Ferndale Recreation Press Release, March 24, 2015) Adults can take the recreation bus to the Fowling Warehouse for a night of fun, while kids can enjoy a Kids Night In at the Kulick Community Center. On Saturday April 25 adults aged 21 and over […]

Guest View: Governor Snyder and Direct Control

March 24th 2015

Guest View: Governor Snyder and Direct Control (Bill Boyle, March 24, 2015) Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder signed an executive order that moved the state’s school reform office from the Department of Education to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget. That may be one of the most ridiculous statements I have ever written. But, as a […]

Four Lessons I Learned by Opening a Business

March 24th 2015

Four Lessons I Learned by Opening a Business (Ruth Goldner, Lawthenticity, March 24, 2015) My business was not born out of necessity. I had a stable job at a busy, respected, and successful law firm with good opportunities for career development. Everything seemed to be lining up, but it didn’t feel like the right fit. […]

A Poem by Sparrow

March 23rd 2015

A Poem by Sparrow (Sparrow, March 23, 2015) when we are at ease first-class is second-nature.