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If Someone Tells You Who They Are — Believe Them by Beth Bashert

If Someone Tells You Who They Are — Believe Them by Beth Bashert

| November 28, 2016

I am sure many of us have learned this the hard way.  Here is how it was driven home to me. I had a friend when I was a young adult, she was a few years older.  A little bit of a friend/mentor/companion.  Every time she had a breakup, changed a job, moved from one […]

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

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

| November 28, 2016

TEXAS JUDGE PUTS HOLD ON IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR SALARIED WORKERS: WHAT HAPPENS NOW? On November 22, 2016, just nine days before a Department of Labor rule requiring employers to pay salaried workers at least $47,476 a year went into effect, a federal District Court judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking imposition […]

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Dear Christine, Stay or Leave in Southgate

Dear Christine, Stay or Leave in Southgate

| November 28, 2016

Dear Christine, I keep wondering if its it worth it to stay in this relationship.  My partner, who I’ll call Anna, works constantly!  And then when she does have free time, she’s too tired to do anything fun.  There’s no time for us!  To top it off, Anna can’t stop herself from constantly telling me […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Sing Out Detroit Auditions

Sing Out Detroit Auditions

| November 28, 2016

We Audition in August & September for fall concert & December and January for Spring concert Contact us for an appointment!  Next auditions are January 10th & 17th If you like to sing, join us!  Our membership is made up of all ability levels. You will need to schedule a time to meet with our director to […]

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Keep informed and reduce your stress with The Angle

Keep informed and reduce your stress with The Angle

| November 11, 2016

The Angle is Slate‘s flagship newsletter, featuring the magazine’s sharpest and most compelling pieces, chosen every day by Slate writer Rebecca Onion. Sign up to get the best of Slate in your inbox. Goodbye to the public sphere: Trump and his administration are set to demolish the social safety net, Jamelle Bouie fears. And there’s […]

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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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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Watchbands Plus for your Holiday Shopping!

Watchbands Plus for your Holiday Shopping!

| November 21, 2016

Since 1987, Watchbands Plus has been your destination for watchbands, watches, clocks, jewelry and unique gifts. We also offer a wide range of services including watch repair, watchband sizing, watch battery replacement, jewelry repair and clock repair. Watchbands Plus Website 27867 Orchard Lake Rd. Farmington Hills, MI  48334 (248) 553-7720 In the Orchard 12 Plaza at the NW corner […]

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Women’s March on Washington

Women’s March on Washington

| November 14, 2016

Start time of the actual event will be 10AM. I’ll be on the bus out of Farmington! Join Me! or call 248-943-2411 How To Get There!Click Here! $140 total – no hotels needed! https://www.facebook.com/events/2169332969958991/  This is an INCLUSIVE march, and EVERYONE who supports women’s rights are welcome: – Women & Girls & Femmes & GNC […]

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Buying and Leasing differences….Hodges Subaru

Buying and Leasing differences….Hodges Subaru

| October 27, 2016

Buying and Leasing differences…. When you buy, you pay for the entire cost of a vehicle, regardless of how many miles you drive it. You typically make a down payment, pay sales taxes in the loan (or up front if paying cash), and pay an interest rate determined by your loan company, based on your […]

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Articles & More Events

Ringwald Theater – 3C by David Adjmi

Ringwald Theater – 3C by David Adjmi

| November 20, 2016

3C by David Adjmi November 18-December 12, 2016 A dark and twisted take on beloved ’70s sitcom Three’s Company, David Adjmi’s pitch black comedy makes it’s Michigan premiere! The war in Vietnam is over and Brad, an ex-serviceman, winds up trashed in Connie and Linda’s kitchen after a wild night of partying. The three come up […]

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3 Olivia Cruises That are Sure to Cure your Post Election Stress

3 Olivia Cruises That are Sure to Cure your Post Election Stress

| November 20, 2016

If you’re feeling post election stress, you’re not alone. It’s been a long year and a half of constant political news and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop anytime soon. If the election didn’t go your way, you might be sad, worried or even feeling scared of the future.  We hear you at […]

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Meet & Greet Ann Arbor

Meet & Greet Ann Arbor

| October 22, 2016 | Reply

The Songbird Café was a big hit at our last M&G. It will be our designated location from now on. The café is inside Plymouth Rd Mall. On Plymouth Rd., look for Starbucks or TCF Bank, the café is inside the building behind it. Avocado breakfast sandwich is fabulous! In case I’m running behind, please grab […]

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Other Recent Posts

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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Reel Roy Reviews Doctor Strange (2016)

Reel Roy Reviews Doctor Strange (2016)

| November 21, 2016

[Image Source: Wikipedia] “You view the world through a keyhole,” intones an  eyebrow-less (and bald) Tilda Swinton (Trainwreck), as the Ancient One – yet another in her long-line of eyebrow-less fortune cookie-philosophizing androgyne Yoda-lite characters – in Marvel Studios’ latest offering Doctor Strange.Let’s face it, her synthetic ethereality is a lock for movies like this. […]

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Dear Christine, Sixth Time is a Charm in Southfield

Dear Christine, Sixth Time is a Charm in Southfield

| November 21, 2016

Dear Christine, I’ve been dating the same guy for thee years now and we’ve been on and off again the whole time. Five times actually.  Right now we are in an off stage but he asks me to meet for dinner last night and pulls out a damn ring and says marry me! I say […]

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Special Edition of Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Special Edition of Ask the Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| November 20, 2016

SPECIAL EDITION OF: This week’s question: WHAT HAPPENS TO SUPREME COURT DECISIONS ON GAY RIGHTS, ABORTION AND OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION? QUESTION: My partner and I were planning to marry in August 2017. Because of the election, we are worried that a conservative Supreme Court will reverse the decision […]

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Dear Christine, Breathe!

Dear Christine, Breathe!

| November 14, 2016

http://i.imgur.com/n5jBp45.gif The above link connects you to a viral gif that will help you inhale deeply, then exhale slowly.  The first tool to use when anxious is to breathe, calmly, slowly, deeply.  This will slow your heart rate and get oxygen into your brain.  You can do this without watching a gif, but I a […]

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It’s time to Talk by Beth Bashert

It’s time to Talk by Beth Bashert

| November 9, 2016

Many of us are upset about the prospect of Trump as President.  I know I am.  There are a lot of questions to ask and a lot of blame to go around.  That said, the biggest problem this election pointed out to all of us is that we are not talking with each other enough. […]

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Dear Christine, Gentle Heart in Howell

Dear Christine, Gentle Heart in Howell

| November 7, 2016

Dear Christine: My girlfriend has lied to me on an important issue, we talk it out, she promised she won’t lie to me anymore and I said to give her one more chance. I really tried to give her a fair chance, but the thing is I often wonder if she will lie to me. […]

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

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

| November 7, 2016

DO EMPLOYERS HAVE TO PAY WORKERS FOR UNAUTHORIZED OVERTIME? QUESTION:  We had a big project recently, and one of our decided to stay late, working overtime without prior approval, in order to finish up (he was going on vacation the next week). Our company policy is that overtime has to be authorized, or it won’t […]

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Dear Christine, What’s Going On in West Bloomfield

Dear Christine, What’s Going On in West Bloomfield

| October 31, 2016

Dear Christine, I have a problem with my ex–girlfriend. We dated for 3 years, but never lived together. We had a lot of fun, but some parts of the relationship just didn’t work. Like, she didn’t like that I had gained weight during our relationship (30#), and I didn’t like how she never offered to […]

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