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Ask The Lawyer, WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY!

Ask The Lawyer, WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY!

| November 16, 2018

WE CAN BE THANKFUL THAT THE LAWS THE PILGRIMS ENACTED ARE NOT AROUND TODAY! QUESTION: I was watching the old movie “The Scarlet Letter,” set in the time of the Pilgrims, and wondered what were the laws like back then? ANSWER: Pilgrims, from the start, embraced a form of democratic government and recognized basic rights, […]

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Getting Your House Ready for the Holidays

Getting Your House Ready for the Holidays

| November 12, 2018

With the holidays right around the corner, we all experience the stress of shopping, party planning, cooking, cleaning the house and so much more. While you might not know where to begin, there are a number of things you can do to reduce stress and enjoy the holiday season.   First and most importantly, don’t […]

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

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

| November 12, 2018

QUESTION: I work at a shop where we routinely work with heavy metal assemblies, cutting and welding tools, drive forklifts and use cranes. Improper use of these machines is extremely hazardous. The problem is that several of my co-workers smoke pot (and I suspect one of the supervisors does too). Now that Michigan voters have […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Make a Difference AND why it is so important!!!

Make a Difference AND why it is so important!!!

| November 2, 2018

Make a Difference AND why it is so important!!! With Eco friendly benefits, there are personal benefits that coincide with using all-natural products. Plastics, for example, are known to have BPA, lead, and other harmful chemicals that can cause many different illnesses and diseases in both children and adults. For adults, the risks include diabetes, […]

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Stop Using Deoderants!?

Stop Using Deoderants!?

| October 25, 2018

In our health conscience society, we are all looking for better ways to protect our health. When it comes to the deodorant or antiperspirant you use, it may be a bit confusing to know which products are safe. The truth is, very few of the over the counter deodorants or antiperspirants are totally safe, especially […]

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Demystifying the Flu Shot By Dr. Ryan Christensen DO

Demystifying the Flu Shot By Dr. Ryan Christensen DO

| October 25, 2018

Demystifying the Flu Shot By Dr. Ryan Christensen DO The peak of flu season is just around the corner, and as a doctor I want you to know what you can do now to avoid getting sick later.  Despite warnings that influenza can cause serious illness or death, particularly in the very young or very […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

You Are Not Alone….by, Adele’s Caring Angels

You Are Not Alone….by, Adele’s Caring Angels

| November 11, 2018

You Are Not Alone…. The journey in caregiving comes with a sacrifice of oneself when giving care to your loved one. The routine that we’re used to following comes to a halt. Some of us have jobs and families to tend to daily. Now, there is another responsibility that must be included in our daily […]

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New Years Eve Dance!-EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRICING!

New Years Eve Dance!-EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRICING!

| November 3, 2018

We’re doing it again at Vintage House Banquet & Catering. Amazing buffet dinner, open premium bar, DJ, Dancing, and more.  EARLY BIRD SPECIAL PRICING! From now through November 15  – $55 November 15-December 31 – $65 BUY TICKETS HERE    

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Keep your pet’s holidays merry and bright. By Michael Palmer

Keep your pet’s holidays merry and bright. By Michael Palmer

| October 29, 2018

To most people, the holidays provide a time for warmth and celebration. It’s a time for reflection, a time to give thanks. I would venture to say that this holiday season, you’d rather spend time gathered with your family, than in a veterinarian’s office for an emergency visit. Help prevent animal mishaps this holiday season […]

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Articles & More Events

Spring Fling WOA Dance

Spring Fling 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. May 11 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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Annual Chosen Family Thanksgiving Dinner

Annual Chosen Family Thanksgiving Dinner

| November 1, 2018

Greetings Autsocial! It’s that time of year again! Time to start thinking about our Annual Chosen Family Thanksgiving Dinner – the SATURDAY after Thanksgiving. Once again, Liz F. will make a turkey, Mich the ham & I’ll provide the house, paper products, coffee and water! All of you will provide the appetizers, side dishes and […]

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Pet Adoption-Premier Pet-Every Weekend

Pet Adoption-Premier Pet-Every Weekend

| October 29, 2018

Almost Home Animal Haven was founded by Gail Montgomery and her daughter Auren in 2001. A truly NO-KILL animal rescue and haven. They focus on creating a place for animals to not only feel safe but to be safe too. Almost Home Animal Haven provides them with nutritious food to help make them strong and […]

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Campit Weekends at a Glance

Campit Weekends at a Glance

| September 28, 2018

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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, Arguing in Alma

Dear Christine, Arguing in Alma

| November 12, 2018

Dear Christine, My girlfriend and I were in the honeymoon stage for the first year with absolutely no arguments. Now it seems we argue at least once a week about something. Our fights are never over anything serious and no reason for us to break up. In fact, they shouldn’t even be fights. She comes […]

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Dear Christine, A Reader in Royal Oak

Dear Christine, A Reader in Royal Oak

| November 4, 2018

Hi Dr. Christine, My partner and I have been together 19 years and overall we’re both happy together. Lately, though, I noticed she is asking me to pay the utility bills she always pays, saying she has no money. I pay a set, agreed upon amount for rent and living expenses, and we both do […]

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

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

| November 3, 2018

WEIGHTY QUESTION: WHAT TO DO WHEN WORKER BECOMES “TOO FAT” TO PERFORM JOB? QUESTION: I run a cleaning service in the Detroit metro area. One of my workers, “Mary”, began to put on weight a couple of years ago; my guess is she has gained at least 100 lbs. She is now morbidly obese. I’m […]

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Preparing Your Home for Winter, by Heidi Stenson Realtor

Preparing Your Home for Winter, by Heidi Stenson Realtor

| November 3, 2018

  As winter winds start to howl this season, taking a few simple precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs and fewer homeowner insurance claims. With temps in the single digits and below, the biggest risk is water damage created by pipes that become frozen and burst. While in most cases insurance companies […]

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Dear Christine – Any Ideas in Ann Arbor

Dear Christine – Any Ideas in Ann Arbor

| October 28, 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.

| October 28, 2018

A MANAGER ‘IN NAME ONLY’ CAN COST EMPLOYER A BUNDLE QUESTION: I own several small restaurants in the metro area. The restaurants are run by a manager, who is in charge of hiring and firing, scheduling shifts, ordering food, and generally overseeing the entire operation within guidelines I set. I also have several assistant managers, […]

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Meet Homes by Heidi

Meet Homes by Heidi

| October 23, 2018

Meet Heidi Hello friends! I am a Michigan native, married mom of 3, University of Michigan Alum, and a licensed real estate agent who knows the Plymouth, Canton, Northville, and surrounding local markets. I use advanced, Earth-friendly electronic communications for all transactions to keep costs down, documents accurate, and response fast. Today’s buyers and sellers […]

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

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

| October 22, 2018

WHO NEEDS SLEEP? NO LIMIT ON HOURS MEDICAL RESIDENTS – AND OTHERS – CAN WORK QUESTION: My son-in-law is a resident at a hospital. We visited with him and my daughter last weekend, and he looked exhausted. My daughter told me he had worked a 20-hour shift. Aren’t there limits on how many hours someone […]

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Elder Abuse & Neglect

Elder Abuse & Neglect

| October 22, 2018

For anyone who has an elderly loved one, nursing home neglect is a real concern. As many as 95% of residents in nursing homes or long-term care facilities report some forms of abuse every year. The severity and types of elder abuse range from neglect, where basic needs are not being met, to actual willful […]

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Dear Christine, Damaded Goods in Dearborn Heights

Dear Christine, Damaded Goods in Dearborn Heights

| October 22, 2018

Dear Christine, I am a 28-year-old gay man. I came out when I was 18 and since then I’ve enjoyed a healthy, active dating life. I’ve always been comfortable with my sexuality. Three months ago, however, I tested HIV-positive and since then feel like I have to come out all over again. I haven’t been […]

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