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Clever Marketing Almost Tricks Me

Marquette, MI – July 24, 2017 – Last week I made a trip down to Washington street to pick up a new pair of glasses I had waiting. I was parked on the upper part of the parking garage and had to make my way back up to the garage. As I was crossing the […]

Summer Evenings are for Golf

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Marquette, MI – July 21, 2017 – Everyone has a favorite season, especially in the Upper Peninsula. In a place where you get to experience all four seasons, it’s almost mandatory to choose a favorite. Mine is summer, followed extremely closely by Fall (because football season). No other season allows you to leave work and […]

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J.D. Martinez Traded

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Marquette, MI – July 19, 2017 – The MLB Trade deadline is fast approaching. No trades will be allowed after July 31, so teams are scrambling to either acquire guys that will potentially help them win a World Series, or looking to trade away such players in hopes to gain prospects that will strengthen the […]

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Poutine is Actually Good

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Marquette, MI – July 18, 2017 – This past weekend I was able to get away from the U.P. for the weekend. I took a ride down to Detroit to visit my sister and my friends, catch a Tigers game, and just hang out. While out to lunch at a nice little spot in Ferndale […]

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Calvin Johnson Cites Losing Lions as Reason for Retirement

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Marquette, MI – July 12, 2017 – Calvin Johnson, arguably the 2nd greatest player in Detroit Lions history (behind Barry Sanders) retired at the end of the 2015-2016 season.  While at the time Johnson cited injuries as his cause for retirement, many thought something else played a key role. Those people were correct. According to […]

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19-Year Old Wins Lottery Twice in One Week

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Marquette, MI – July 10, 2017 – If I had any luck at all, it would be bad luck. The exact opposite can be said for 19-year old Rosa Dominguez of Northern California. Dominguez was driving home from Arizona one day and decided to purchase a Power 5 ticket when she stopped for gas. She […]

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The MLB All-Star Game has Lost Its Meaning

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Marquette, MI – July 7, 2017 – In 2003 the MLB had a radical idea. They wanted to give players an incentive to try and come out victorious in the annual All-Star game.  To provide that incentive, the MLB awarded the winning league home-field advantage in the World Series. This rule has lasted until now. […]

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Did Amelia Earhart Survive?

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Marquette, MI – July 6, 2017 – The world got to buzzing yesterday around news of possible ground-breaking new evidence in the case of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. A photo stumbled upon in the National Archives potentially shows Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, on a dock in the Marshall Islands, just south of Japan, in […]

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4th of July Grilling Duty

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Marquette, MI – July 5, 2017 – Fireworks, beautiful weather, and grilling. Three staples of a great 4th of July. This year I got to spend some time at the family camp on Sporely Lake. There was a bit of a party going on with family and friends. We could not have asked for a […]

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Good Times at the Celebrity Golf Classic

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Marquette, MI – June 26, 2017 – Last week was a very busy week for me. Interviews for the Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass, the U.P. Football All-Star Game, and covering the Beacon House Celebrity Golf Classic. While busy, it was a whole lot of fun over at Marquette Golf Club Wednesday and Thursday for […]

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