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Today's Opinions

  • Honesty: A hard pill to swallow

    I try my hardest to be a very honest person. No one wants honesty, that is a fact, but everyone needs it. Let me unpack that further for you: No one wants honesty, they want to hear/see/receive what they expect in their heads, they aren’t training their ears to hear something different than what they have picked out in their minds already, and that’s why honesty is such a hard pill to swallow.
    Example?

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  • CES kids are worth it

    My two youngest children attend Calvary Elementary. We purchased our house BECAUSE they would be attending CES. We voted for the recallable nickel because we were promised some of the funds would be used for improvements at Calvary. Now we find out the LPC has decided to push us to the bottom of the priority list because there aren't enough kids that attend? Perhaps it's 

  • Stand by your word

    “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.” – Brian Tracy

     

    Sometimes our very own words can come back to bite us.

    Especially when they are in print, in black and white, in the newspaper.

    I was reminded of this within the past week while I was writing the news story about the Local Planning Committee’s recent meeting (which starts on page A2). 

  • Stand by your word

    “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.” – Brian Tracy

     

    Sometimes our very own words can come back to bite us.

    Especially when they are in print, in black and white, in the newspaper.

    I was reminded of this within the past week while I was writing the news story about the Local Planning Committee’s recent meeting (which starts on page A2). 

  • Imported from Detroit

    I grew up between 8 mile (yes, exactly like Eminem) and 10 mile road, right outside of Detroit. A lot of times, when I tell people that I grew up in Detroit, I watch their eyes widen slightly and they immediately ask me if it’s as bad as it looks on TV.

  • Girls, Be The Wolf

    ‘Tis the season for commencement speeches.

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