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Dear Christine, ZJ in Jackson

Dear Christine, ZJ in Jackson

| June 18, 2018

Hello Dr. Cantrell, I have a question that I am sure will lead to the answer that therapy is a great idea. For three years, we (my partner and I) have discussed this over and over again. Her lack of action is leading me to asking you about this. My partner and I have been […]

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

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

| June 18, 2018

LABOR SHORTAGE MAY BENEFIT OLDER WORKERS LOOKING FOR A JOB QUESTION: I own an air conditioning installation and repair business. In the last couple of months, two of my workers retired – and I can’t find anyone to replace them. My youngest employee is 45; I’m not sure how long I can stay in business […]

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

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

| June 11, 2018

CAN I GET UNEMPLOYMENTIF I WAS ‘TERMINATED’? QUESTION: My husband had a heart attack and had to undergo emergency open-heart surgery. He will be unable to work for at least nine weeks – and probably more. When he told his employer he needed time off, they said they couldn’t afford to give him leave, and […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Join Sing Out Detroit!

Join Sing Out Detroit!

| May 14, 2018

We Audition in August & September for fall concert & December and January for Spring concert Contact us for an appointment! 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 determine your vocal range and ability to […]

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Campit Women’s Weekend of Art

Campit Women’s Weekend of Art

| May 7, 2018

For Reservations & Information: 269-543-4335 E-mail us at: reservations@campitresort.com Call Toll Free (877) CAMPIT-1 (226-7481) To reach the check-in office: (269) 543-4335

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Lez-Kayak

Lez-Kayak

| May 4, 2018

Calling all Lezhikers who Kayak! Wanna get your feet wet? Kayak leader, Michelle Mormul, would like to lead a kayak trips  this summer. To get more details about the events and let Michelle know you’re interested, call or text Michelle at 302-438-5037. Keep an eye out for future kayaking trips! And don’t miss the Memorial […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

What to Do After a DUI Stop?

What to Do After a DUI Stop?

| May 14, 2018

What to Do After a DUI Stop? Call Gary Wilson, Esq., Immediately! What to Do After a DUI Stop? Call Gary Wilson, Esq., Immediately! The Michigan DUI laws are some of the strictest in the country, so if you’ve been pulled over for a DUI stop, and are subsequently arrested, call Gary Wilson, Esq., to […]

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Spa Services at Terme Day Spa

Spa Services at Terme Day Spa

| February 20, 2018

Dead Sea Mud Wrap Dead Sea mud is known around the world for its healing properties. This enriching wrap is designed to hydrate and replace minerals in the skin. Excellent for dry skin, especially eczema, psoriasis, and common scalp conditions. $70   French Algae Wrap Brown sea algae found off the coast of France is […]

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Time Debt, Trauma, Trying Too Hard and Ambition

Time Debt, Trauma, Trying Too Hard and Ambition

| February 18, 2018

by Suzanne Johnson One of the most common after effects of any kind of trauma is becoming so busy one does not have time to process one’s emotions or feel the emotional pain. Do you find yourself frequently striving to achieve the impossible? These photos are of my dog Pebbles jumping to catch a squirrel […]

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Articles & More Events

Summer’s End WOA Dance

Summer’s End WOA Dance

| April 8, 2018

Come join Women Out And About for a fun night of music and dancing at The Dance Scene in Centerline. We have the venue all to ourselves for the evening. You can bring in your own drinks and snacks and DJ will be spinning your favorite dance tunes. August 25 7pm to 8pm FREE Dance […]

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Series on pet care and pet health

Series on pet care and pet health

| October 30, 2017

Premier Pet Supply 248-647-4310 Come join us for March Pet Wellness Night! Samantha’s seminar will be on preventable diseases that we did not have time for last month. Kidney disease, bladder issues, gut issues, and many more! Giveaways, samples, raffles prizes, refreshments, and lots of learning! Pets welcome 🙂 PLEASE SHARE THIS EVENT WITH ALL […]

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Learn Ballroom Dancing

Learn Ballroom Dancing

| October 1, 2017

Looking for a fun and friendly place to learn ballroom dancing? Friday nights are Dance Party night at the Dance Scene in Centerline! All are welcome – singles, partners, LGBT and Allies. For $15 per person, you’ll get both a group lesson (8pm) and entrance to the party afterwards (9-11pm) where light refreshments are served. ($10 […]

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2018 Get Out Bike Schedule

2018 Get Out Bike Schedule

| January 30, 2018

THIS BIKE SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE! IN CASE OF RAIN, BAD WEATHER OR FOR FURTHER DIRECTIONS: Linda Brincat, 248-943-2411  Email Me Here! Note: Rides are on different days and different times. Please check or feel free to call! 2018 Ride Schedule-Tentative April 28 – Howards Ride – Family and friends with help from Friends of […]

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Campit Weekends at a Glance

Campit Weekends at a Glance

| January 30, 2018

Make Reservations-Click Here 4/13 – 15 Seasonal Appreciation 4/20 – 22 Opening Weekend 4/27 – 29 Spring Volunteer 5/4 – 6 Glitz & Glamour/Casino/20’s 5/11 – 13 Latin Weekend 5/18 – 20 Showtime Weekend 5/25 – 27 Memorial Day 6/1 – 03 Go Girl! Saugatuck 6/1 – 03 DILF Party 6/8 – 10 Mr. Campit […]

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Organic Soaps and other Products for Valentine’s Day Giving!

Organic Soaps and other Products for Valentine’s Day Giving!

| November 30, 2017

Shop Mid-Michigan Soaps for your holiday giving Coconut oil, used in all Mid-Michigan products, is a powerful oil with many benefits including: Anti-fungal properties Anti-microbial properties Keeps skin’s connective tissues strong therefore reducing wrinkles Hydrating properties that help keep the skin glowing As a soap, it has additional benefits: It is thoroughly cleansing Makes a very hard bar of soap […]

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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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Dear Christine, Jeff in Jackson

Dear Christine, Jeff in Jackson

| June 11, 2018

Dear Christine, I have been hanging out with this guy for about 6 weeks.  We get together about twice a week for dinner and movie at home or sometime a date out or an event.  We really enjoy each other and I love the cozy intimate evenings at home just watching TV and cuddling on […]

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

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

| June 4, 2018

VACATION TIME FOR EMPLOYEE WHO QUITS? YOU BET! QUESTION: One of our employees quit without notice, leaving us short-handed when we were under deadline pressure. We paid her for the time she had worked, up to the day she left, and that was it. She says we have to pay her for paid time off […]

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Dear Christine, Feelings in Franklin

Dear Christine, Feelings in Franklin

| June 2, 2018

Dear Christine, My question is this: My partner of 12 years has decided she has feelings for another woman, who has been straight all her life & has 3 children & is currently married. My partner has been helping her with all her issues & has become emotionally attached to this woman & is questioning […]

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Ask the Lawyer, “New Agency Ruling Expands LGBT Employment Rights – But for How Long?

Ask the Lawyer, “New Agency Ruling Expands LGBT Employment Rights – But for How Long?

| May 29, 2018

For decades, members of Michigan’s LGBT community have had no protection against discrimination in the workplace. A skilled employee who is gay, lesbian, transgendered or bisexual can be fired, demoted, or otherwise discriminated against for that reason alone. That may be changing. On May 21, 2018 Michigan’s Department of Civil Rights announced it would accept […]

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Dear Chritine, Ex’s Best Friend in Farmington

Dear Chritine, Ex’s Best Friend in Farmington

| May 28, 2018

Dear Christine, My ex’s best friend. Recently I have been having dreams of my former partner’s best friend. I am attracted to her….very much so, and if I am correct, she is attracted to me too. Here is the thing, I would like to see her whether it be for a short period of time […]

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

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

| May 21, 2018

SPANKING IS NOT OK IN PUBLIC SCHOOL QUESTION: My 5-year-old son told me his teacher spanked him! When I contacted the teacher, he told me that spanking in school is allowed under a U.S. Supreme Court Decision. That cannot be right. ANSWER: It’s only halfway right. In 1977, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Ingraham […]

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WOA Dinner Party! Live Entertainment! $5 Coupon! Vintage Garden Patio!

WOA Dinner Party! Live Entertainment! $5 Coupon! Vintage Garden Patio!

| May 21, 2018

Come on out and Join Women Out And About for dinner on Vintage House’s beautiful outdoor patio with live entertainment just for us! Thursday July 12th with a chapel tour at 7:00-7:15ish. $5 coupon if you pre register. It’s been a while since GOAL/WOA has had a dinner party. Let’s do this!

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Dear Christine, Should I believe Her?

Dear Christine, Should I believe Her?

| May 20, 2018

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 […]

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

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

| May 14, 2018

CHECKING APPLICANT’S SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS COULD BE ASKING FOR A LAWSUIT QUESTION: Before I interview applicants for a job, I check their social media presence, as a way of seeing if there are any major red flags (drug use), see if they use social media, and as a way of getting insights into who they […]

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Dear Christine, When to Call it Quits in Wesland

Dear Christine, When to Call it Quits in Wesland

| May 14, 2018

Dear Christine, my girlfriend has dumped me so many times – the day i went to mexico, two days before christmas – etc.! and i take her back every time. she said she left because a)i would not tolerate her excessively close relationship continuing with her ex and b) because i have teenage kids whom […]

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