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There’s nothing like trusting a company that you hire to do a project for you.  41 Lumber is about as trustworthy as they come.  While in different fashions, 41 Lumber has been around for over 85 years!  With 6 locations throughout the U.P. the 41 Lumber symbol has become a staple of home-improvement in the […]

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I just realized why the U.P. Builder’s Show takes place when it does.  It’s near the end of winter, but not after winter.  This leads to people who have already had some damage to their homes during the winter, but also leaves a few more weeks for winter to take that inevitable last strike on […]

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Were you cold this winter?  Trick question.  Of course you were.  I particularly failed to enjoy this winter as much as years past.  The record-low temperatures managed to muddle my winter with record-high heating bills.  My house is a bit older, and in desperate need of an upgrade in the insulation category.  It wasn’t until […]

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3/25/2014 Marquette, Michigan — Like you, I’m working on my Taxes. Surprisingly this year, I’m not as stressed out as in years past. I always do my own Taxes–hey, it saves a buck or two! However, if you’re really stressed out this year and feel you need an extra hand to help you complete your […]

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Marquette, Michigan  –  March 25, 2014  – The Iron Range Roll, a relay/run/bicycle event from Ishpeming to Marquette along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail is set for Saturday, June 7. All proceeds of the race will benefit the YMCA “Reach and Rise” youth mentoring program. 40 Below, Marquette County’s Young Professional Networking Group, is partnering […]

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Marquette, MI – March 25, 2014 – Merriam-Webster Recognizes “Yooper” I guess we’ve made it!  The whole world can now find “Yooper” in the dictionary.  Once considered a derogetory term, (and still considered derogetory by some)… it now is simply defined as “a heartfelt self-description of one in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, past or […]

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What is the Best Citrus Ever?  A Sumo Orange!  I’m serious, if you’ve never had one don’t even think you know better than me!  To learn more about Sumo’s Check this site out. When Cori and I were just in Milwaukee we stopped into a Whole Foods to grab a snack and stock up on […]

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Taylor Swift Spends More than Four Hours Visiting Pediatric Cancer Patients in Manhattan

Taylor Swift took time out of her weekend to spend more than four hours visiting pediatric cancer patients at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Video of Taylor’s visit with patient Shelby Huff has been uploaded to YouTube. She can be seen just hanging out and goofing around with Shelby before giving the […]

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin  –  Our family road trip to Rockford, Illinois took a detour to Milwaukee for a special birthday surprise.  This weekend Cori and I took our German exchange student Tobi and another exchange student friend Patricia to Rockford.  We couldn’t wait to kick ’em out of the truck and be kid free for 2 […]

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3/24/2014 Ishpeming, Michigan — Yep, Thursday, April 3rd at the Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming; formerly the Country Lanes & Entertainment Center. It’s finally here! The $5,000 John Deere Riding Mower Giveaway Party is coming up on Thursday, April 3rd at 6:30pm at the Red Rock Lanes in Ishpeming, Michigan! Make sure you bring along […]

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