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The Healthcare Maze

The government mandates we select a form of health insurance.  They do not mandate we can opt out if desired.  Is this an attack or a breach of personal choice? 222 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Thresholds (in Fiction and Real Life)

In fiction, as in real life, people face challenges.  But how do we respond to them?  Do we try to run away from them?  Or, do we stand tall and face them? 1,049 more words


Cultural Event or Community Service Opportunity: Art.Downtown

Save the Date – April 11, 2014

Are you looking for an end of the year service opportunity or that last cultural event? This is the perfect opportunity for you! 247 more words

Honors Students

Hey Guess What? A Breakfast Spot I Like! The Red Geranium.

As I’ve mentioned in a previous entry, I’m not a breakfast person. Waffles, pancakes, egg stuff, maple syrup, bacon, hollandaise; I just don’t get it. And French toast? 224 more words


Little Bangkok and Fish Sauce.

Little Bangkok is another Thai restaurant that I enjoy. It’s a small spot in the GR/Cascade area  with a cute little bar and good Jasmine Tea. 245 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (in Holland, Michigan)

The Girl Scouts were out last weekend in Holland, Michigan! Of course we had to buy a box of cookies…or two…or three…


Phoneography Challenge: Grand Rapids Architecture

For this week’s Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge posted by Sally at Lens and Pens, I have selected a shot taken on a wintry evening in December when it was so cold that the landscape took on a bluish hue.   210 more words