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The greatest of all time

May 20, 2015

Nothing is more infuriating than reading someone else’s list of rankings. I came to this realization while reading Rolling Stone’s “500 Best Albums of All Time,” which places the Beach Boy’s Pet Sounds above Miles Davis’ ...

The Counselor's Corner: Listen to your heart

May 20, 2015

By Fred Cavaiani Are you living the life you want to live right now?  What does your heart (feelings) tell you what you would like to do with the rest of your life?  Discovering what we most feel inspired to do and how we want to live our life can ...

Kitchen utensils and pregnancy - who knew they go together

May 20, 2015

By Marie E. Matyjaszek As I write this article, I am less than a month away from having my second daughter, so when I was reading the news the other day, a blurb about an unusual pregnancy and court ruling really caught my eye. Not everyone is fortunate ...

Probate matters may require enhanced knowledge

May 20, 2015

Sally Babbitt Counsel at Laksy Fifarek Like many mediators, I have been through training to be a court approved mediator in general civil and domestic relations mediation. Theoretically, I can mediate any type of case. As a litigator, I feel it is a great ...

The?Cost of Proposal 1: The?May Tax Vote

May 20, 2015

By James M. Hohman Proposal 1 of 2015 would increase some taxes and fees, and set into motion a number of new laws and changes to the Michigan Constitution. When voters take to the polls on May 5 to approve or reject a constitutional amendment and a package ...

Spring Lamb

May 20, 2015

OK I remembered the quote wrong. I read “Report to Greco” many years ago, the fictionalized autobiography of Nikos Kazantzakis (“Zorba the Greek,” “Last Temptation of Christ”). Here’s the quote as I recalled it:} “Grandfather, ...