After much anticipation, Google has choosen Kansas City; and not Grand Rapids; to build its high-speed broadband network. We and 1,000 other cities in America were in the running for the ultra fast network, which would have been 100 times faster than what is used now.
Got to wondering about Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection. The actress loved her brilliant baubles. Now's that she gone, what will be come of these beautiful pieces? Some will probably go to family, but People Magazine is reporting that Taylor's brilliant collection-- estimated in part to be worth $150 Million -- will be auctioned by Christie's in the near future.
The biggest difference between my generation and the generation of my kids is how we connect with friends. (Not to worry, this isn't another one of those back-in-the-day stories) When I was growing up we didn't have things like facebook, smartphones or even computers. So we "hung out" with our friends, talked to them on the phone, even sent letters in the mail. Who does that anymore? Nobody. Kids these days go to social media websites like Facebook, they tweet on Twitter and they text on their iPhones. It's different, but it's what they know and its what their generation does to connect. But is it good for them?
Some of my younger officemates say they've heard of Elizabeth Taylor, but they don't understand why she's famous. Take a look at this video I found on youtube and you'll begin to understand the starlet's beauty and why America's attention was captured by her...
While the state of Michigan lost population during the last decade, West Michigan was the bright spot showing growth in Kent and Ottawa Counties. Population in Kent County increased almost 5 percent; while in Ottawa County it was up 11 percent.
Not to sound the alarm, but ABC's soap opera "All My Children" will find out Wednesday if it will be cancelled. Low ratings have plagued the long-time soap opera that features Erica Kane Martin ( and a bunch of other married names too long to mention).
It's a change that been 38 years in the making. The city of Grand Rapids hopes to phase out its tags and trash bags for a more modern system aimed at reducing cost and encouraging Grand Rapids residents to recycle...
We throw out the welcome mat for Spring and look what happens; Old Man Winter thinks its for him and he comes stormin' back. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a winter storm warning starting at 7PM for Kent County and much of West and Central Michigan...
I'm so ready for spring. but with the weather turning colder in the next couple of days, Spring is not ready for us. Temperatures will be in the 40's thru Thursday and slip into the 30's for the weekend...
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