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  • Money Saving Tips My Parents Taught Me

    Money Saving Tips My Parents Taught Me

    2 years ago

    My parents showed me how to save money by squeezing every bit of use out of products before discarding them. Cathy Krampe My insurance agent once asked me to explain how my father and my brother could be so different. Dad was very meticulous when it...

  • First Day of Fall

    First Day of Fall

    2 years ago

    Bike path near Bluegill boat launch on Mott Lake The first day of fall in Michigan this year was beautiful, if you're a huge fan of summer weather. Blue skies and bright sunshine beckoned to me, and I decided to take a break from work. With...

  • This Year My Garden Will Grow!

    This Year My Garden Will Grow!

    2 years ago

     My parents always had a garden.  They grew vegetables and fruit, harvested, canned, pickled, and froze food to use throughout the winter.  At the time I wasn't a big fan of fruit and vegetables, and it seemed like a whole lot of work with little...

  • Fishing in Michigan

    Fishing in Michigan

    2 years ago

    My Dad took me fishing for the first time when I was 5. I thought the sunfish he helped me reel in was the most beautiful fish in the world. Over the next 45 years I've seen, caught, and eaten many other fish, but I still have a soft spot for...

  • Living With Death

    Living With Death

    2 years ago

    Randy was diagnosed with juvenile-onset, or Type 1 diabetes when he was ten years old. He heard the doctor say he probably wouldn't live past the age of 30, and that shaped his teen years and his early 20's. Randy lived for the moment, raced...

  • What Happens If We Listen to Music Regularly?

    What Happens If We Listen to Music Regularly?

    2 years ago

    I grew up in an era where popular music was going through big changes.  As a child, I listened to the music my parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles listened to.  As I grew older, I was influenced by music my brothers, sister, friends, and...

  • Popular Bands Named After a Food

    Popular Bands Named After a Food

    2 years ago

    There have been popular bands named after a food ever since there have been popular bands. During my lifetime, bands such as Strawberry Alarm Clock, Bread, Cream, and Hot Chocolate filled my youth while groups such as the Cranberries, Red Hot Chili...

  • Top 10 Country Singers

    Top 10 Country Singers

    2 years ago

    I grew up listening to country music. My parents listened to Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Charley Pride, Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Dolly Parton, among others. I preferred the rock and roll my brothers listened to. ...

  • Top Ten Favorite Scenes from a Movie

    Top Ten Favorite Scenes from a Movie

    2 years ago

    Every good movie I've seen has a moment that pulls everything together. In some movies, that's the top scene for me, but in others, it could be a feel good moment, a laugh until you cry moment, or a real tear jerker. Since I've seen thousands of...

  • The Best Way to Save on Petrol/Gasoline (Tips and Advice)

    The Best Way to Save on Petrol/Gasoline (Tips and Advice)

    2 years ago

    Finding ways to save money on gasoline is important to most people these days. Companies that make larger vehicles that use more gas are scrambling to limit production on them so they can build smaller vehicles that get better fuel economy. The...


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