Category: Life

Positive Character Traits

(An opinion piece by author Glenn Rader and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of anyone associated with this blog) The purpose of this short article is to provide some useful information on character traits that you can incorporate into a program of personal development. This article focuses on four key areas: • The popular […]

Importance of Snow Management

Snow accumulation can be a serious problem for many areas of the country. Freshly fallen snow provides an excellent opportunity to create great winter sports like skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, hockey or just plain old fun games for kids, but it also presents problems that must be dealt with to ensure public safety. Commercial snow and […]

Why Does Comfort Food Make Us Feel Good?

With the potential to offer many benefits psychologically, comfort food is a mother’s favorite tool that has been healing children across the world for centuries by cooking specific family recipes with love. Comfort foods have the ability to release dopamine into the body. This release bestows rewards such as pleasure, stress relief, and warm feelings […]

Modern Renaissance Art Forms

caricature knight

Renaissance Fairs and festivals have become a rite of passage during the late summer and autumn months. In the midwest, Michigan has one of the more popular Renaissance fairs and usually runs on the weekends from late August into early October. Many Renaissance fairs recall the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. Some are […]

Why buy boxes for moving?

Moving boxes

Whether you are hauling a few items across Michigan or moving your household possessions across the country, dumping your stuff in just any old container is an ineffective and potentially costly way to transport your items. Commercial movers, truck rental services, and pack and ship stores have a great number of shipping box options available […]

Hop Flavor Profiles

Hops flavors

At first glance, the hop plant is not overly impressive. It doesn’t have a wide variety of uses, it’s susceptible to disease and pests, and it only produces its valuable flowers once a year. However, one of its uses is very important – making beer for the masses to enjoy. The cone-shaped flowers of the […]