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Father’s Day is on the way!

In some parts of Germany, men celebrate Father’s Day by drinking at beer gardens and taking adventurous wagon trips with their sons. In Thailand, people celebrate by doing good deeds: donating blood and liberating captive animals as an act of … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the peregrines

It’s been a bit of a tough season for Hathor and Nick, Mount Clemens’ favorite peregrine falcon couple. The peregrine pair have nested on the roof of the Old Macomb County Building for nearly 10 years. In that time, they’ve … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the skies in Macomb County this summer

  I’m a student teacher and last semester I taught my class a lesson on American poetry. Before we began reading our poems, though, I asked them a simple question: “When you hear the word ‘America,’ what comes to mind?” … Continue reading

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Music to your ears at Freedom Hill this summer!

When I was 11 years old, I became obsessed with a country singer named Sara Evans. Her biggest hit, “Born To Fly,” became the soundtrack to my entire life. I would carry my portable CD player with me everywhere – … Continue reading

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Keeping things fresh at Macomb County farmers markets

As a college student, I often find myself resorting to unhealthy meals during the school year. Leftover pizza, PB&J sandwiches and ramen noodles sometimes make up the bulk of my diet. So when I come home for the summer, I’m … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day is almost here!

For me, the mere mention of the holiday calls to mind so many classic childhood memories. As kids, my sister and I would work tirelessly on our handmade cards, before searching our backyard for the prettiest wildflowers to make a … Continue reading

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Classic cars are a Macomb County tradition

I’ll be the first to admit it: I don’t know much about cars. When people ask me what kind of car I drive, I tell them “a grey one.” Most of the excitement I had in buying my first car … Continue reading

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