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Edition for the Week of May 18, 2015

When someone says another person has “baggage,” it is immediately understood that he or she is less than perfect. But baggage, if you choose to use that word, is an inevitable part of living life. Being human means enduring hardship,...

Bullying Rush at East Hollywood High, Chapter 5, by Robert Price

Chapter 5: Lunchtime Gossip, the Student Teacher and New Mascot The lunch hour provided students time to socialize and take a break from studies. Because of the school’s attention to status, the cafeteria was divided into three areas. The room...

Experts Encourage Monroe County Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

New Effort Benefits Area Seniors and Meals on Wheels Michael J. Nelson, MRC from Monroe County is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. The reason? New research shows that 50 percent...

A Dog’s Life: Look Deep Into My Eyes…and Coat, Mouth, and Body Posture–Interpreting Your Dog’s Body Language (Part 3), by Rochelle Armbruster

It’s often said that the eyes are the windows of the soul. Much like humans, a dog’s eyes can give a lot of clues to what he’s feeling at a given moment. When your dog is feeling relaxed, happy, and...

Bullying Rush at East Hollywood High, Chapter 4, by Robert Price

Chapter 4: Morgan Makes Friends, Mr. Lassiter Has a Party and the School Board Takes Action Morgan was desperate to be accepted. All she wanted was friendship. Her mother told her to make a better effort. The principal told her...

Edition for the Week of May 4, 2015

What does it mean when somebody says you’re “weird?” Does it mean you’re abnormal? Or in some way don’t conform to society’s expectations? Or have an unusual outlook on life? If the answer is yes to any or all of...

A Dog’s Life Check: Out Those Ears! Interpreting Your Dog’s Body Language Part 2, by Rochelle Armbruster

Last week, I wrote about what a dog’s tail is doing at any given moment can give the observer major clues on a his state of mind. This week’s column is devoted to ‘reading’ your dog’s ears. What kind of...

Bullying Rush at East Hollywood High, Chapter 3, by Robert Price

Chapter 3: The Speeches in Miss Carter’s Class, Cheer Tryouts and the First Game The students filed into Miss Carter’s language arts class prepared to give their introductory speeches. Miss Carter noticed the fashion show immediately: new clothes and shoes,...

Edition for the Week of April 27, 2015

A popular saying reminds people of one of life’s oldest lessons: “Go ahead. Judge me. Just remember to be perfect the rest of your life.” How many are guilty of passing judgement on someone you don’t know? We even pass...

A Dog’s Life: A Cautionary Tail–Interpreting Your Dog’s Body Language (Part 1), by Rochelle Armbruster

Most people see a dog wagging its tail and automatically think that the dog is happy or friendly. But that’s not necessarily the case. Knowing how to interpret the actions of a dog’s tail can mean the difference between safely...

Chapter 2: Bullying Frenzy at East Hollywood High, by Robert Price

Chapter 2: Homework and Other Nonessentials Morgan walked to her mother’s van in tears. The first day had been the worst of her life. “They picked on me all day, Mom. They laughed and called me a fat ass and...

University of Toledo Sail Club

Here’s the story of how one talented team from the University of Toledo made it to France: UT Sail Team Headed to France

Previous Editions

Edition for the Week of May 18, 2015

by - May 25, 2015

When someone says another person has “baggage,” it is immediately understood that he or she is less than perfect. But baggage, if you choose to use that word, is an inevitable part of living life. Being human means enduring hardship,...

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Community Notices

Experts Encourage Monroe County Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

by - May 14, 2015

New Effort Benefits Area Seniors and Meals on Wheels Michael J. Nelson, MRC from Monroe County is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. The reason? New research shows that 50 percent...

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...

Edition for the Week of May 18, 2015

When someone says another person has “baggage,” it is immediately understood that he or she is less than perfect. But baggage,...

by - May 25, 2015

Bullying Rush at East Hollywood High, Chapter 5, by Robert Price

Chapter 5: Lunchtime Gossip, the Student Teacher and New Mascot The lunch hour provided students time to socialize and take a...

by - May 20, 2015

Experts Encourage Monroe County Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

New Effort Benefits Area Seniors and Meals on Wheels Michael J. Nelson, MRC from Monroe County is on a mission to see...

by - May 14, 2015

Edition for the Week of May 18, 2015

When someone says another person has “baggage,” it is immediately understood that he or she is less than perfect. But baggage,...

by - May 25, 2015

Edition for the Week of May 4, 2015

What does it mean when somebody says you’re “weird?” Does it mean you’re abnormal? Or in some way don’t conform to...

by - May 10, 2015

Edition for the Week of April 27, 2015

A popular saying reminds people of one of life’s oldest lessons: “Go ahead. Judge me. Just remember to be perfect the...

by - May 3, 2015

University of Toledo Sail Club

Here’s the story of how one talented team from the University of Toledo made it to France: UT Sail Team Headed...

by - April 26, 2015

Experts Encourage Monroe County Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

New Effort Benefits Area Seniors and Meals on Wheels Michael J. Nelson, MRC from Monroe County is on a mission to see...

by - May 14, 2015

Help is Available for Families Caring for Someone with Dementia Free Six Week Workshop Offered in Monroe starting April 21, 2015

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) and the Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter are hosting a free training...

by - April 21, 2015

SEVERE WEATHER SEASON PROMPTS LOCAL COMPANY TO ISSUE DISASTER SAFETY PREP CHECKLIST FOR SENIORS

With severe weather season upon us in the U.S., older adults may be among the most vulnerable victims when disasters strike. ...

by - April 12, 2015

The River Raisin Ballet Company and Monroe Publishing Company Present Cinderella

The River Raisin Centre for the Arts (RRCA) will close its 2014-15 season on a “happily ever after” note with four...

by - March 31, 2015

Edition for the Week of May 18, 2015

When someone says another person has “baggage,” it is immediately understood that he or she is less than perfect. But baggage,...

by - May 25, 2015

Bullying Rush at East Hollywood High, Chapter 5, by Robert Price

Chapter 5: Lunchtime Gossip, the Student Teacher and New Mascot The lunch hour provided students time to socialize and take a...

by - May 20, 2015

Experts Encourage Monroe County Families to Bring Back the Sunday Dinner

New Effort Benefits Area Seniors and Meals on Wheels Michael J. Nelson, MRC from Monroe County is on a mission to see...

by - May 14, 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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