80,000th Visitor To Receive Prize Fit For A Princess
When the 80,000th visitor to The Grand Rapids Art Museum exhibit of Princess Diana walks thru the door sometime this afternoon, it will seem like a fairy tale come true.
“Sweet 16″ Sweetheart Splash In Rockford Saturday At 1 P.M.
"It takes your breath away" Former Rockford Rotary President Lisa Boyd said about her experience jumping in the Rogue River for the annual Rockford Sweetheart Splash. I'd have to agree, I "shiver" every time I think about the two times I went in in 2009 and 2010. I'm going to p…
A Rare Triple-Double For Draymond Green & Win For MSU
Only two other Spartans have accomplished a "Triple-double". That 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. The last time it was done in November of 2000 by Charlie Bell, Draymond Green was an 11 year-old schoolboy in Saginaw. And when Earvin Magic Johnson had …
Who Sent The Flowers?
Someone named "Mr. Wonderful' sent Kim Carson some flowers at work. We all were asking who they were from and all Kim would say was, "Mr. Wonderful." Way to go Mr. W, you can't go wrong with flowers...especially around February 14. Read on gentlemen. &nbs…
Backstage At Opera Grand Rapids Manon Lescaut
I have never been to an Opera before, much less backstage at the Opera. So when Sarah Mieras from Opera Grand Rapids suggested I visit, I was kinda geeked.
“Bless Me Father, For I Have An Iphone”
I must confess. I borrowed that headline. I thought it was relevant and kinda of catchy. You see, confession has gone hi-tech and it now has the blessing of the Catholic Church in Indiana.
The President Quits Smoking
The First Lady says the President has finally quit smoking. First Lady Michelle Obama said she proud of her husband, and he has not had a cigarette for about a year.
So-Called ‘Polite Robber’ Also A Liar
Maybe you've seen the viral video of the polite older gentleman, who while minding his "p's" and "q's", apologizes for robbing a Seattle convenience store saying he had bills to pay and to get food for the kids. You almost feel sorry for the guy. The store clerk even considered…
Potholes Pose Problems
It didn't take long. A few days after the big storm, I spotted - or should I say, fell into - my first pothole. They were everywhere on Pearl Street on Monday morning. Besides using a few choice words, what is a Michigan driver supposed to do?
“I Got Lost In The Power Of It.” Says Christina
Singer Christina Aquilera says she just got lost in the power of the National Anthem. That's the explanation she offered after messing up at Sunday's Super Bowl.
Eminem Chrysler Ad Scores TD In Michigan
Gary has already posted some of the top commercials from last night's Super Bowl. I just thought i'd offer my "two-cents" about the Eminem Chrysler commercial.
Gene Parker’s Photo Of The Week
Smoke from the GR Power Plant at the corner of Fulton and Monroe cast a shadow on the Riverfront Towers.