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Reel Roy Reviews: “Why do they need a wall?” War for the Planet of the Apes

Reel Roy Reviews: “Why do they need a wall?” War for the Planet of the Apes

| July 24, 2017

“Why do they need a wall?” War for the Planet of the Apes by Roy Sexton (Reel Roy Reviews) [Image source: Wikipedia] “This is a holy war … it will become a planet of apes, and we will become your cattle.” – The Colonel (Woody Harrelson) to ape leader Caesar (Andy Serkis) in War for the […]

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Dear Christine, Perplexed in Pontiac

Dear Christine, Perplexed in Pontiac

| July 24, 2017

Dear Christine, My wife’s family is horrible. They voted for Trump, they call black people, colored or the N word or worse, they are homophobic, although they have given that a bit of a rest since I’ve been around, they love the idea of a Muslim ban and want the wall to be built. You […]

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Ask the Lawyer by Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask the Lawyer by Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 22, 2017

CAN I COLLECT UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AT THE SAME TIME? QUESTION: I’ve been out of work, looking for a job for a couple of months. I will be eligible for Social Security next week, when I turn 66. Can I continue to collect unemployment if I’m receiving Social Security? ANSWER: Yes, under […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Join Sing Out Detroit

Join Sing Out Detroit

| July 20, 2017

Join Sing Out Detroit for our 10th season as we prepare for our winter concert. Rehearsals start August 22. Auditions will be held on august 8th and 15th between 7pm to 8:30pm. Each audition takes about 5 minutes and includes matching pitches and determining your vocal range.  Please call 248-943-2411 to schedule your audition or find […]

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August 12 Harsens Island Ride -11am!

August 12 Harsens Island Ride -11am!

| July 17, 2017

August 12 Harsens Island Ride -11am!  Meet at 2600 Pointe Tremble Road, Algonac, MI There is a Kroger Grocery store there where we park and meet to ride to the ferry that take us to the Island.  This is a favorite ride and we have a meal on the way back at the Sans Souci Bar right […]

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Zeke’s BBQ – First Wednesday & Sing Out Detroit Fundraiser

Zeke’s BBQ – First Wednesday & Sing Out Detroit Fundraiser

| June 25, 2017

Come in for lunch or dinner on August 2nd to have a great meal and support Sing Out Detroit. A portion of the day’s proceeds go to Sing Out Detroit.  Join our group for FIRST WEDNESDAY dinner and drinks!  We will be there between 6 and 9pm. ZEKE’S BBQ FERNDALE, MI 48220 240 W NINE […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Get Out Bike on Grosse Ile – August 26

Get Out Bike on Grosse Ile – August 26

| July 22, 2017

August 26 Grosse Ile 10am Meet up at Grosse Ile High School, 7800 Grays Dr, Grosse Ile, MI 48138– on the island –Visit the Alpacas! Lunch at Bishop’s Cottage! You will Love it! Bike paths, limited traffic, scenic views of the Detroit River and more make this one of our favorite bike rides. Call 248-943-2411 if you have […]

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Affordable & Convenient Dentist Payment Plans

Affordable & Convenient Dentist Payment Plans

| July 2, 2017

Do you need to visit the dentist, but you are plagued with concerns over cost? At Bright Side Dental – Royal Oak we understand that people have concerns over the cost of treatment and we want to help make visit both affordable and convenient. First of all, our Farmington dentist office works with most dental insurances. If you […]

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Venice to Athens Luxury Cruise – Olivia Travel

Venice to Athens Luxury Cruise – Olivia Travel

| July 2, 2017

YOUR EXPERIENCE Eight days. Six magnificent destinations. One epic journey with memories that will last a lifetime, all in the company of 650 women of Olivia. Cruise through the Adriatic and Aegean, where each day and night has been created to bring you all the riches of this fabled region. On an exploration bookended by […]

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Articles & More Events

Olivia’s 45th anniversary specials

Olivia’s 45th anniversary specials

| May 2, 2017

2018 is Olivia’s 45th anniversary and we’re celebrating with two incredible vacations…a February trip to the Hard Rock Vallarta Resort and a Caribbean Cruise on a brand new ship in April with 2,100 lesbians! Presale Special: Oceanview Rooms at the resort are $500 off per person and Veranda Staterooms on the ship are $600 off […]

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Olivia Cruises – Hawaii Adventure Cruise

Olivia Cruises – Hawaii Adventure Cruise

| May 1, 2017

Your Experience Sailing from the Big Island to Molokai, you will have the opportunity to discover the richness Hawaii has to offer! Get a sense of Hawaii long ago. During a week of kayaking, snorkeling, paddle boarding, hiking and cultural visits, the history of this ancient homeland unfolds. We are going during prime humpback season, […]

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Thinking about owning or refinancing?

Thinking about owning or refinancing?

| March 27, 2017

Thinking about owning or refinancing? There are many important questions that need exact answering when making these decisions. I would love to offer any advice or answer any questions you may have when it comes to home financing. Whether it is getting money for home repairs, the amount of equity you currently have, can I […]

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Other Recent Posts

Links to places where you can make a political difference

Links to places where you can make a political difference

| November 11, 2016

In Hillary Clinton’s concession speech she urged activists and community organizers to fight for “what’s right:” “I believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. You know, scripture tells us, ‘Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in good season we […]

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Are wedding bells in your future?

Are wedding bells in your future?

| February 28, 2016 | Reply

Are wedding bells in your future? If you plan to get married, please check out our list of LGBT and ally highly recommended wedding vendors.  Why leave things to chance?  Call on the experts to make your wedding day be a memory you’ll never forget!   Attorney – Shelton Deon Law Group Banquet Hall – […]

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Hanson Windows

Hanson Windows

| August 19, 2015 | Reply

What’s the Most Important Thing to Look for When Shopping for Replacement Windows? Unlimited Lifetime Warranty. Styles and quality for any budget. No sales pressure or pricing games. Easy and affordable price options. Guaranteed lowest prices – in writing. Click Here For A Quote! Low prices are just the beginning. Our windows are also the […]

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Dear Christine, Explaining in Ecorse

Dear Christine, Explaining in Ecorse

| July 17, 2017

Dear Christine, My partner and I are a lesbian couple and very active in the LGBT community. Recently I’ve been questioning my gender identity and I’m thinking seriously of transitioning from female to male gender. I’m not sure how to explain my gender changes. I was always more of the tomboy type. I’m coming to […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 17, 2017

COLLEGE TELLS MOM HER SON’S RECORDS ARE OFF LIMITS QUESTION: My son started taking college classes right after graduating from High School. He has suffered from Attention Deficit Disorder and has a couple of health concerns, so I called the college to see how he is doing. They refused to give me any information. I’m […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 10, 2017

IS BOSS RESPONSIBLE FOR BLACK SUPERVISOR’S DISCRIMINATION? QUESTION: I recently dismissed one of my employees, a white man, after he received numerous write-ups from his supervisor, a black woman. The guy challenged his discharge and is now suing the firm for discrimination, claiming his supervisor was prejudiced against him because of his race and sex. […]

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Dear Christine, Annoyed in Adrian

Dear Christine, Annoyed in Adrian

| July 10, 2017

Dear Christine, I’ve had the same best friend since middle school. We share a lot and even came out together. We dated briefly but settled into an amazing friendship. We really enjoy each others company. I’ve been in a long term relationship for years and my partner also gets along great with my best friend. […]

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Reel Roy Reviews – Spider-Man: Homecoming

Reel Roy Reviews – Spider-Man: Homecoming

| July 9, 2017

[Image source: Wikipedia] “Spider-Man,  Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can. Spins a web, any size. Catches thieves, just like flies. Look out! Here comes the Spider-Man.” …So opened the ridiculously ear-wormy theme song to the classic animated Spider-Man TV show from 1967. And in the past two decades, indeed, here came all the Spider-Men, an […]

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Dear Christine, Parenting in Pontiac

Dear Christine, Parenting in Pontiac

| July 3, 2017

Dear Christine, My partner and I have 3 kids and the oldest, a girl, just tuned 13. We are worried that she’s hanging out with the wrong crowd–older kids. She has become secretive, we’ve caught her in lies (nothing major) and she has a boyfriend. Short of locking her in the house until she’s 21, […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| July 2, 2017

PREGNANT WORKER UNABLE TO DO HER JOB? QUESTION: One of my employees recently informed me she is pregnant and is not allowed to lift anything more than 25 pounds until after her baby is born. The problem is that I can’t guarantee she won’t have to lift more than 25 pounds – it’s part of […]

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Ask The lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| June 26, 2017

WHO’S THE BOSS? LIABILITY AS JOINT EMPLOYER? QUESTION: I was hired by a staffing agency to work on a year-long project for a company doing work on a federal contract. I work full-time on the federal contractor’s site, using their equipment, and am supervised by a manager for the federal contractor. My employer, the federal […]

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