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View From the Trailer Park: Not on the Map

Somewhere in the middle of the last decade (it was at least a couple of years before the Crash of ’08), or so the story goes, one of the largest employers in the Village approached the Village Council and asked if they had a comprehensive development plan in place.  990 more words

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View From The Trailer Park: Buried in the News

There once was a Russian writer who said something like, “Happy families are all alike, unhappy families are unhappy each in their own way.”  Well, that may be true when it comes to families, but alas, when it comes to mobile home parks, not so.  775 more words

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View From the Trailer Park: What Would Spock Do?

Today the world lost a great human being.  I am talking about Leonard Nimoy, whose most famous character was the half-Vulcan/half-human Spock.  He truly was a class act in every sense of the word. 688 more words

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Seeking to Be Heard Amid the Noise and Confusion

The purpose of this blog is to capture the thoughts and ruminations that would otherwise be relegated to a bound journal and possibly destroyed in a fire sometime in the distant future, or spilled coffee upon sometime in the near future. 173 more words

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View From The Trailer Park: Food Matters

Yesterday a new food store opened to great fanfare in the Kalamazoo/Portage area.  Called Earth Fare, it intends to sell only organic, non-genetically modified, healthy produce and meat.  702 more words

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View From The Trailer Park: Cat Lady's Dilemma

Cat Lady has been placed in a dilemma and she is not at all happy about it.  It has to do with the sewage backups that have been occurring at Mushroom Acres.  749 more words

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View From the Trailer Park: Up Shit Creek Without A Paddle

Well, it seems like the agent for Cockroach LLC has skedaddled into the darkness to be with the rest of his cockroach kind, as the phone number he gave me (“If there is a problem, don’t hesitate to call me”) is no longer in service.  672 more words

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