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Monday, June 29, 2009


The 4th of July is almost here and that means... fireworks. The American Pyrotechnics Association has a great site where you can look up state laws on fireworks, get safety info and there are also links that include "Photographing Fireworks". Link in and have a safe 4th.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

15 Wacky Roadside Attractions

If this summer's vacation is a road trip you might be interested in checking out some of these unusual sites. This comes from Harriet Baskas who writes regularly about airports, air travel and other adventures for and and on her “Stuck at the Airport” blog, Link in and tell us which of these unusual attractions you want to visit, have visited and why.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Michigan Gets GM Small Car Plant

Exterior photo of General Motors' Orion Assembly plant in Lake Orion, Mich., Thursday, June 25, 2009. (AP Photo/Jerry S. Mendoza)

G M announced today that the plant will be in Michigan and will create 1,200 jobs. I want to thank everyone who signed the petition, I don't know if it helped or not, but thanks. Hope you enjoyed John Rich's song.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Amateur Softball Association

Summer is here, and to many of us that means getting out and playing some softball. This site has a safety awareness guide, tournaments,youth, adult and umpire info and much more. Link in today and get out your gloves and bats.

Monday, June 22, 2009

"Make It In Michigan"

Here is a petition from the web site of radio station, 99.5 WYCD Detroit urging that GM locate their small car assembly facility at the Orion Assembly plant in Michigan. Link in, read the petition and if you agree - sign it and pass it on to all your friends relatives, email buddies and everyone you know, and help to keep them from"Shutting Detroit Down"!!!!!!!

Also, link in to this YouTube video of John Rich's hit song "Shutting Detroit Down"

Thursday, June 18, 2009


The warm weather is here and so are the mosquitoes. Here is an article from the that is a comprehensive overview that covers prevention, and treatment of these itchy, sometimes infectious bites. Link in and try not to get bit.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Earn Extra Money

On Friday 06/12 I posted an article on 20 ways to make $100 more a month, today I'm posting an article form; "10 Creative Ways to Earn Extra Money". Some good ideas and also some links. Link in and start making some extra $$$$.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Michigan Humane Society

You've probably seen the Michigan Humane Society featured on Animal Planet in the show "Animal Cops". Visit their site,especially if you live in the Detroit/Metro area. Link in, because...."Somebody Here Needs You"!

Friday, June 12, 2009

Make $100 More a Month

Here is a good article listing 20 ways to make $100 more a month. I found it MSN Money and it is written by Liz Pulliam Weston, the Web's most-read personal-finance writer. Link in and see if moonlighting is for you.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Your Tax Dollars

Want to know where your tax dollars are going? The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (Transparency Act) requires a single searchable website, accessible by the public for free. Link in and see where your tax $$$ are going.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

4 New Ways to Job Hunt

This one comes from and is great advice for those of us who are entering the job market for the first time in years. Technology has even changed the job hunt and here are 4 new things to consider trying in your job search. Link in and get a tech savvy job search started.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Family Education

Here is a site with parenting advice, activities for children, family games, recipes and much more. There are blogs, message boards and you can sign up for a variety of email newsletters. Link in and find fun and info for your family.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

The National WWII Museum

Today's site is in remembrance and honor of D-Day and all who served. The National World War II Museum opened its doors on the 56th anniversary of the Normandy invasion that liberated Europe. The Museum, which opened on June 6, 2000, is the only museum in the United States that addresses all of the amphibious invasions of World War II, honoring the more than one million Americans who took part in this global conflict. Link in and learn more about the 'War That Changed The World.'


This one is for my friend Joe.
Scott Hamilton's website designed to provide the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends. They are here to help by supplementing what you may already have learned from your health care professional. As Scott says, "I did it, you can too." Link in and get some useful info in the fight against cancer.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Wal-Mart is Hiring

As we continue to read and hear distressing economic news, here is some good news. FOX Business reports that Wal-Mart will add 22,000 jobs, that is correct twenty-two THOUSAND jobs. Link in and read all about it.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Healthy Landscapes

We all like to have our homes beautifully landscaped, but we also want to be GREEN conscious (0r earth friendly). Today's site has lots of info for healthy landscapes. Tip sheets, products, practices and links. Link in and start beautifying your home.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Consumer Reports Videos

Ever wonder about those products we constantly see advertised on TV? Do they really work as claimed? Here is a link to 196 videos from Consumer Reports that includes findings on infomercials, tests of other products, and other Consumer Report videos on various topics of interest. Link in and be an informed consumer.

Monday, June 1, 2009

The Hidden Secrets of Online Quizzes

This article is from PC World and something everyone should read. Especially since so many of us are online linking to all sorts of stuff, we need to be aware of what some of these sites are hiding in the fine print or privacy policies. Link in and read the article so you will be a savvy web surfer.