Some thoughts for these ‘Dark’ times

Some thoughts for these ‘Dark’ times

Man, the times are dark! Not doomsday dark, just not light. Finding it harder to get up at 5:30 in the morning these days. Six is a little easier, but still not as easy as when it the sun rise was something earlier than 8:05 in the morning. Maybe this year I will like “falling” […]

What happened to Fun Time?

Regular readers of The Lake Orion Review and perhaps my column, know that I like to inject a bit of light heartedness and some humor in my columns.  It’s what I do and frankly as I look back on years of columns, there always seems to be some jocular (I like that word) comments in […]

What can happen when people get involved

What can happen when people get involved

I don’t like some surprises (like, when I open a bill and it is double what I expected.). I like some surprises (like when I check my lottery numbers and see that I’ve won BIG money — actually I am still waiting for this to happen). That said, I was oh so pleasantly surprised one […]

The readers write (some more) about what they read

The readers write (some more) about what they read

Every so often I hit some readers’ nerves with a column. My column, the ever-lovin’ Don’t Rush Me, is a bunch of words thrown together in a certain order that, when read in said order, describes whatever it is I am thinking at any given moment in time — usually the moment I type. Some […]

Back to School with Don, Part (gulp) 3!

Back to School with Don, Part (gulp) 3!

Alright. Let me set the table. Three weeks ago I asked some questions like, “Why do so many parents drive their kids to school these days, when they are already paying for perfectly fine school bus department?” (To read that column, click here.) Last week, mom (and now grandma) Pam B, answered my questions — […]

A Reflection on Wedding Vows…

A couple years ago I attended a bridal event as a vendor. Being there gave me the opportunity to meet many couples who were in the midst of planning their wedding. This was such an exciting time for them. Their thoughts were focused on the cake, dress, makeup, music, photographer and more. Most couples I […]