Well, I guess he wasn’t kidding when he said he was starving. After overcoming a load of self-doubt last week, Erik Reichenbach exited Survivor: Caramoan within the first 10 minutes of the final episode, attached to a bag of intravenous fluids in the back of a medical van. Diagnosis: starvation state and dehydration. The show [...]
I’ve collected books for a long time. I think I was a collector before I knew I was a collector. One day you just wake up and realize you have a few hundred books packed into your one bedroom apartment. I’m not a “serious” collector, though. I don’t dream about ribbed leather spines or [...]
Day 35 was Erik Reichenbach’s turn for a meltdown on Survivor: Caramoan. At least he doesn’t have one every day – my God, Dawn should be dehydrated to the max by now. I can’t wait for someone to vote for her in tribal council, and when they do one of those whispered here’s-the-reason scenes, it’s [...]
Join the Howell Carnegie District Library in welcoming award-winning and critically acclaimed author Bryan Gruley back to Howell! “The Skeleton Box” has been selected as one of Michigan’s 2013 Notable Books. The critically acclaimed title is the third in the author’s suspenseful “Starvation Lake” mystery series that takes place in Northern Michigan. But did you [...]
But I do. It’s beautiful. At least he knows what it is now. Unlike last year, when I…uh…kinda stole rhubarb for strawberry rhubarb custard pie, this year I asked if I could have some. Rather urgently too, as I watched his sister waving a weed-whacker around the yard, clearly in that dangerous phase of a yard [...]
On Tuesday March 12, 2013 I spoke to the Michigan State Board of Education at their regular monthly meeting. Below is the text of my presentation. Good Afternoon. Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to speak today. I’m Dale Rogers. I am here today representing the Network of Michigan Educators. My association with the [...]
Covered bridges, for many people, are curiosities of a past era. For those old enough, they represent nostalgia from their youth. Others, see them merely as antiquated historic artifacts. One thing is for sure, many people are not aware of these treasures in their own backyard.
Someone must be missing that local running mecca, the Pinckney Bakery. In the first immunity challenge of the day, our Erik gave up a quest for immunity in a dubious trade-off for a plate of donuts and a large glass of ice cold milk. “I so want that,” he moaned, as host Jeff Probst took a [...]