A Dog’s Life: Hair, Hair Everywhere! By Rochelle Armbruster

Does your dog shed? This may sound like a dumb question, since pretty much all dogs shed (actually, it’s a normal function), but there are breeds that shed much more than others. In addition, different health or environmental situations can...

RRCA Announces 2015-2016 Marquee Season

Entertainment seekers can “Catch the Brightest Stars” with productions planned in Downtown Monroe, Michigan at the Historic River Raisin Centre for the Arts.  Tickets to the 2015-2016 Marquee Season can be purchased individually or as a subscription. Tickets go on...

Edition for the Week of August 17, 2015

If anything positive can be said about aging, it is this: you shed the selfishness so prominent in youth. No longer does the world revolve around you and your problems, no longer do you think your experiences are the most...

A Dog’s Life: When Is A Breed Not A Breed? When It’s a Designer Breed, by Rochelle Armbruster

So…you’ve decided you would like to add a dog to your family, but you’re not sure what kind of dog you should get. You look at photos, talk to people, read about different types of dogs…but you’re still undecided. Then...

Edition for the Week of August 10, 2015

This week, a woman said to The Buzz, “God is good. Even when we’re just scraping by, God is good.” Her statement revealed a firmly-rooted faith in a higher power. But even more important was the strength of her conviction....

A Dog’s Life: A Heart of Gold–And They’re Beautiful As Well! By Rochelle Armbruster

Every now and then, I enjoy writing about a specific breed (rather than the usual health and safety topics). This column is devoted to one of the most popular breeds, the Golden Retriever. The Golden Retriever originated in Scotland sometime...

Edition for the Week of August 3, 2015

This issue of The Buzz is dedicated to none other than summer. From carnival rides and outdoor concerts to suntan lotion and flip flops, this is the season when anything goes. You can be who you want how you want, because...

RRCA ARTS EDUCATION OPEN HOUSE

All ages, talent levels, and supporters are welcome and encouraged to visit the  RRCA Arts Education Open House on Tuesday, August 11th from 6-7:30 pm located at 114 South Monroe Street. This is an open opportunity to tour the progress of...

A Dog’s Life: Another Gripe of Mine…, by Rochelle Armbruster

This past Saturday, I went downstate to attend the annual Art in the Park fair in Plymouth, Michigan. This is something I’ve done every year for the past several years and was really looking forward to it (except that now...

Edition for the Week of July 13, 2015

If you need a pick-me-up, have some downtime or are simply looking for something useful to read, click on the link below and enjoy this week’s edition of The Buzz. The Monroe Buzz 07-13-2015

A Dog’s Life: Summer Musings…, by Rochelle Armbruster

Now that summer is in full swing, it may be time to drop a few reminders on summer safety for your dog. First of all, since a lot of people like to take their dogs in the car wherever they...

A Dog’s Life: Happy Birthday, Cosmo, by Rochelle Hamilton Armbruster

This past Sunday, June 28th, our sweet Golden Retriever boy, Cosmo, celebrated his 10th birthday. Although the larger breeds are considered ‘senior’ at this age, Cosmo is still going strong, with plenty of energy, great appetite, thick healthy coat, good...

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of August 17, 2015

by - August 23, 2015

If anything positive can be said about aging, it is this: you shed the selfishness so prominent in youth. No longer does the world revolve around you and your problems, no longer do you think your experiences are the most...

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Tech Corner

Are Biometrics more secure?

by - January 1, 2015

Since the launch of the iPhone 5s with Touch-ID, one could argue things are more...

Teacher's Perspective

A Dog’s Life: Hair, Hair Everywhere! By Rochelle Armbruster

Does your dog shed? This may sound like a dumb question, since pretty much all dogs shed (actually, it’s a normal...

by - August 24, 2015

RRCA Announces 2015-2016 Marquee Season

Entertainment seekers can “Catch the Brightest Stars” with productions planned in Downtown Monroe, Michigan at the Historic River Raisin Centre for...

by - August 23, 2015

Edition for the Week of August 17, 2015

If anything positive can be said about aging, it is this: you shed the selfishness so prominent in youth. No longer...

by - August 23, 2015

A Dog’s Life: When Is A Breed Not A Breed? When It’s a Designer Breed, by Rochelle Armbruster

So…you’ve decided you would like to add a dog to your family, but you’re not sure what kind of dog you...

by - August 16, 2015

Edition for the Week of August 17, 2015

If anything positive can be said about aging, it is this: you shed the selfishness so prominent in youth. No longer...

by - August 23, 2015

Edition for the Week of August 10, 2015

This week, a woman said to The Buzz, “God is good. Even when we’re just scraping by, God is good.” Her...

by - August 16, 2015

Edition for the Week of August 3, 2015

This issue of The Buzz is dedicated to none other than summer. From carnival rides and outdoor concerts to suntan lotion and...

by - August 9, 2015

Edition for the Week of July 13, 2015

If you need a pick-me-up, have some downtime or are simply looking for something useful to read, click on the link...

by - July 19, 2015

RRCA Announces 2015-2016 Marquee Season

Entertainment seekers can “Catch the Brightest Stars” with productions planned in Downtown Monroe, Michigan at the Historic River Raisin Centre for...

by - August 23, 2015

RRCA ARTS EDUCATION OPEN HOUSE

All ages, talent levels, and supporters are welcome and encouraged to visit the  RRCA Arts Education Open House on Tuesday, August 11th...

by - July 26, 2015

LAZ-Y-BOY and The River Raisin Youth Theatre present Seussical

The River Raisin Youth Theatre will debut one of the most performed musicals in the USA, Seussical, on the RRCA stage...

by - June 22, 2015

Monroe’s Jim Riske named Van Lunen Fellow

Jim Riske, principal at Holy Ghost Lutheran School in Monroe, Mich., has been selected by the Van Lunen Center for Executive Management...

by - June 7, 2015

A Dog’s Life: Hair, Hair Everywhere! By Rochelle Armbruster

Does your dog shed? This may sound like a dumb question, since pretty much all dogs shed (actually, it’s a normal...

by - August 24, 2015

RRCA Announces 2015-2016 Marquee Season

Entertainment seekers can “Catch the Brightest Stars” with productions planned in Downtown Monroe, Michigan at the Historic River Raisin Centre for...

by - August 23, 2015

Edition for the Week of August 17, 2015

If anything positive can be said about aging, it is this: you shed the selfishness so prominent in youth. No longer...

by - August 23, 2015

A Dog’s Life: When Is A Breed Not A Breed? When It’s a Designer Breed, by Rochelle Armbruster

So…you’ve decided you would like to add a dog to your family, but you’re not sure what kind of dog you...

by - August 16, 2015

Are Biometrics more secure?

Since the launch of the iPhone 5s with Touch-ID, one could argue things are more secure. However, legally, this is not...

by - January 1, 2015

Effective Search Campaign

You can run a search campaign for a missing person or persons in many different ways. In the past, you had...

by - November 30, 2014

Safety of Your Data and How Security Through Obscurity is Plain Theater

Only one interview about the iCloud security breach of celebrities’ private photos exists: with the Wall Street Journal’s Tim Cook. Because...

by - September 27, 2014

The Support Scam

Several days ago, I had to fix a client’s PC after a supposed call from HP support concerning a Windows error...

by - July 27, 2014

Uncommon Sense: It’s Early This Year, by Richard Lee

Something has come over me. I am awash in feelings that seem out of place. For some reason, this feeling has...

by - November 30, 2014

Uncommon Sense: The Politics of Climate, by Richard Lee

At a rally for climate change in New York City, a group of concerned citizens gathered to protest the current state...

by - November 15, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Civil Revolution, by Richard Lee

I believe it is in the best interest of this country for the people to take it back. I’m not talking...

by - November 10, 2014

Uncommon Sense: Compassion for All, by Richard Lee

Well, for those of you that follow Uncommon Sense, as you can see, this issue of domestic violence within the NFL...

by - September 28, 2014

The Caffeine Dilemma: Is a Healthy Energy Drink Possible?

Caffeine – one word that literally contains so much potency. Studies show the stimulant can enhance athletic performance by up to...

by - March 30, 2014

Stop Resisting Exercise and Just Do It

There’s that dreaded word again – exercise. We all know we should do it, and yet many of us make as...

by - March 13, 2014

Invest in Your Body with Just Three Hours Each Week

Did you know a single week contains 168 hours? That’s right – 24 hours a day times seven days. And all...

by - February 23, 2014

To Burn Calories, You Need More than to Think about Exercise

Here is one of the simplest and truest statements when it comes to exercise: thinking about going to the gym will...

by - February 23, 2014

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