Even when you're old enough to live in a retirement community, it turns out, there's peer pressure. At least at Fox Run, nobody is leaning on you to skip school. The pressure there is to vote.
When the driver of the moving van carrying all 15,840 pounds of your earthly possessions gets fired on his way to San Diego and abandons the trailer in some dinky town in Missouri, just shrug and take your family to dinner.
What's formally known as the Gift of Life MOTTEP Foundation's walk/run raises money and attention for the cause, and it's not too late to step in.
In all the snickering over the two Republican operatives who ineptly infiltrated a Democratic fundraiser, we're missing something important.
Things would be different if her husband were still alive. No, not just different, because Sherry Kurzynowski is learning that different isn't always better.
For what will ultimately be one image in the glossy brochure for the 2015 SRX, not quite 20 people spent all or part of 10-1/2 hours last week in a leafy neighborhood near 13 Mile and Middle Belt.
He's had New York Times bestsellers, shelves of awards, a Fox Kids animated series and a Hallmark movie, but he remains self-deprecating and eminently likeable.
Karie Ross has been, among other things, one of the pioneering female anchors on ESPN. Now she's married to Detroit Tigers president and CEO Dave Dombrowski, and they both went to Washington, D.C., last year to make a pitch for endangered species.
People used to tell Gregg Sutter he had the best job in the world. 'No,' he'd say, 'I have the second-best. But I'll take it.'
Michelle Wolford Ball's ears found the woman before her eyes did. She had her car windows up, and the air conditioner and radio were on. But could that be ... screaming?
It's been 28 years since she lived here, but the first customer Emily Gail walks past at the Mercury Burger Bar stops her for a selfie. If that's a tribute to how young she looks a month shy of 68, it's also a measure of what she still means.
Project Hamtramck is an approach, not a program. It's a deliberately inclusive, district-wide campaign to install a proven curriculum the participants will select together.
The Lord handles the important stuff. Soccer, probably not. The Lord has blessed Moses Yankson with many things. Escape and refuge. Faith and prosperity. Three smart, accomplished children.
The archivists at National Day Calendar don't know exactly how June 16 came to be named National Fudge Day. Call me cynical, but I suspect the Mackinac Island Chamber of Commerce had something to do with it.
Neal Rubin began writing his Detroit News column in June of 2000. His theoretically humorous look at life appears Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. A Michiganian since 1984, Rubin grew up in Southern California and Colorado and attended the University of Northern Colorado on a 7-card stud scholarship. He prefers dogs to cats, game shows to reality shows, and writing to actual labor. Reach him at email@example.com
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