Not entirely, anyway. Let’s all keep in mind, as we race to our cottages, or machete our way through our lawns, those who have made — and continue to make — the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom and security.
The story of $2 million lottery winner Leroy Fick continuing to use his Bridge Card — with the blessing of the state Department of Human Services — is rich on so many levels I hardly know where to start.
Would 20-year-old LCC student Carl A. Stamm IV be alive today if Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies hadn’t chased him and his crotch rocket down I-96 Tuesday? Quite possibly. But it’s not that simple.
Responding to Sunday’s column, in which I alluded to the mysterious demise of my tomato plants last year, Peggy Reyna of Lansing asked — in an accusing manner, I might add — “Were you smoking a stogie when you planted those tomato plants last year?”