Fireworks-Free Fourth of July Camping Offered
Quieter camping options for veterans, others at several state parks
It's not too early to reserve your favorite campground spot.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency again have collaborated to offer Fireworks-Free Fourth of July alternative camping options for veterans and other visitors seeking a quieter holiday this season. Several Michigan state parks and recreation areas will participate July 1-4.
For the third year in a row, the DNR and the MVAA have worked together to offer alternative camping options for those veterans and other visitors, including pet owners, looking for...
Know An Extraordinary Nurse?
Gerber Memorial kicks off nursing award for patients, families to recognize outstanding care
FREMONT – Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial is inviting patients, families and friends to help them recognize outstanding nurses, by nominating them for a DAISY award that will be secretly presented every quarter.
Part of a national program, the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.
“More than 150 nurses work at Gerber Memorial to provide the kind of excellent care that our patients and their families demand and deserve, and this award is one small way we can...
The View From Here: Quest For Fitness (Vol. XXIV)
By Ken DeLaat
My past history includes a lengthy litany of less than steadfast stabs at fitness. When we lived in our fair metropolis to the south I belonged to a number of gyms, had a membership at the Y, and (dating myself considerably) frequented racquetball clubs. During those years I’d sporadically attend through the winter then once warm weather hit, disappear to play ball, swim, or chase around my then-young children.
The past couple of decades or so, there has been a lengthy lapse of these exercise-related efforts. I no longer play ball, swimming is done to merely cool off between pontoon-based naps and my child chasing is limited to playing with Ms.Harper the precocious 2 year old who...
Sowing the Seeds of Anticipation
Its mid-January in the Mitten and we just survived another 4 inches of snow, then a bit of pouring rain, followed by an ice out. I run to the mailbox again with anticipation and to my delight it has arrived and with it comes that feeling, like a child at Christmas poring through the oversized, full-colored JC Penney catalog that came out every holiday season filled with nothing but toys.
Yes it is indeed “The Whole Seed Catalog”. A wonderful 356 page fully colored seed catalog filled with heirloom options, fun and funky ideas, as well as...