I’m sitting here tonight reading some very old postings I wrote a few years ago. My views and thoughts have not changed, particularly in this election year. My life is quiet, because I prefer it to be that way. However, I am scared. Fear. It’s a visceral word. It immediately evokes a response. The reaction [...]
I know there have been articles on here about the Occupy movement sweeping the country. I don’t know how anyone could refute the immensity of this phenomena, regardless the side they are on. This is the definitely the hot new buzz word. However, a friend of mine and I were talking today and [...]
During my hiatus history occurred. Names were carved into granite, a timeless memorial to brave soldiers. Most of those names have also been carved into more personal memorials. People I have never met moved me to tears, stories about events I have never had to witness broke my heart, small moments in time we’ll never [...]
Happy Friday! I certainly hope your roof is in order in light of the storms heading our way very soon. Found something interesting and thought I’d share it. Per the Daily Beast, Michigan is one of the best states fro job growth. You can read the article here Thoughts?
It’s here again, another Monday. Try to contain your enthusiasm for another lovely day at the office, while dreaming about that vacation you never got a chance to take this summer for whichever reason. It appears the heat has gone away for a bit. It was nice to wake up this morning and actually be [...]
Thursday open thread…. a little bit late I found something interesting when I pulled up the page for the library. An article I'd not seen before, about job searching in Michigan. As I've been hunting for a little over a month now, I thought I'd seen all of them. This one seems to be interesting [...]
Wednesday open thread I was quasi paying attention to last night's election in Wisconsin. Ok, I was playing on FB and pogo and getting election results via Christine, but that still counts as paying attention…'ish. Image by karynsig via Flickr Anyway…she made a comment which really irked me. There is a county in Wisconsin [...]
Surprise! It's Monday! Did you know there's a new fish threatening to invade the Great Lakes? Pretty ugly thing, too! It's called a snakefish. According to the Freep article, there are 29 different species and one is capable of living through our winters. It was originally imported into the US from Nigeria (among other [...]
How about some giggles to get you through Friday? I found this in my email while cleaning it out. Enjoy! Image via Wikipedia If you consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling through 18 inches of ice and sitting there all day hoping that the food will swim by, you might [...]
Wednesday! watch Traverse City get their groove on! just wow!! let's not forget Grand Rapids!
It's Tuesday…. welcome to your open thread Usually I try to find something which is genuinely just about our state for the Bubbles. Today is different. I just watched a movie with Soapette which always brings me to sentimental tears. We've watched it many times over the years, because it is something which appeals to [...]