"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 pass this year, but you are invited to take the plunge in honor of your sweetheart this Saturday at 1 PM at the Rockford Dam.
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 his eight triple- doubles in 1978 and 1979, Draymond wasn't even a gleam in his mom's eye.
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. Here's some sage Valentine's wisdom f rom someone who's been there.
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 asking for leniency for polite thief. That is until the robber was caught and his story was exposed.
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?
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