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J. Patrick - Backyard Projects
J. Patrick - Backyard Projects
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An Inexpensive Way to Brighten Your Yard – J’s How To

It is the season to be outdoors. Each year I always try and choose a couple of projects to invest time and energy in that make my home look better. Here is a simple and inexpensive way to brighten your yard.

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Stu's home garden, May 20
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It’s Time to Plant Your Garden, What Are You Growing This Year?

The weather forecast calls for warm conditions through Memorial Day weekend, so it looks like it is safe to get your gardens planted. I have a garden at my home and another one at the radio station. We put plants that we started from seed in our home garden yesterday.

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Celebrate ‘National Safe Boating Week’ by Wearing a Life Jacket

The weather is getting warmer and that means for many, it's time to hit the water. Boating is an activity that many in Michigan engage in during the summer months, and the organizers of "National Safe Boating Week" want you to take a simple step that could save your life. Wear a life jacket when on the water.

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WFTV
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Massive 50-foot-Deep Sinkhole Opens Up In Central Florida [VIDEO]

Looks like these home owners in Windermere, Florida have something that certainly makes their home more unique than others in the neighborhood. A sinkhole that has already swallowed four oak trees.

The hole has grown to 100 feet wide and 50 feet deep and is now within 3 feet from the back of the  home. The family just purchased the home three-months ago.

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True-Color Deep Space Image Taken In Southern Sky
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Telescope Users Workshop Saturday at Longway Planetarium

If you own a telescope, or are thinking of getting one, here is a great opportunity to learn how to properly use different types of telescopes from Longway Planetarium Astronomer, Richard Walker.

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Bicentennial Park
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Bicentennial Park Walking Trail Now Open

Bicentennial Park in Grand Blanc offers something for everyone in the family. There are baseball fields, basketball and tennis courts, a sledding hill in the winter, and just finished this spring, a paved walking trail.

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runners enjoy last year's race
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A Parcel For the Park 5k Run/Walk & 10k Run Saturday May 12

Lace up your running shoes for the 4th annual "A Parcel for the Park" 5k run/walk, 10k run and 1/2 mile trot on Saturday May 12th at Davison's Abernathy Park. The 5k and 10k will start at 9:00 am, the 1/2 mile children's trot at 10. Proceeds go to help purchase the adjacent 40 acre parcel to add to the park.

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Tony Donnelly - Flickr
Tony Donnelly - Flickr
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Planting Season For Sunflowers in Michigan

I've been waiting for the beginning of May because I had planned to get some giant sunflowers planted around the pool this year. The seed packets said to plant no sooner than May in Michigan, so I waited and waited. Yesterday was planting day. Here is what I hope to see in just a couple of short months.

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May is National Bike Month, Time to Saddle Up!

May is usually the month when the weather becomes conducive to outdoor activities in Michigan. That is also true in many other places, and that makes May a good month to get on your bicycle and ride! May is National Bike Month, and you are encouraged to park your car and ride for recreation, fitness and transportation.

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stu brings up the rear of the trail half marathon
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Trail Marathon Weekend/No Wimps Challenge

It was a busy and exhausting weekend for my wife and I. As preparation for the Mohican Trail 100 mile race in June, we used the Running Fit Trail Marathon/No Wimps Challenge as a good tuneup. The No Wimps Challenge consists of running a 13.1 mile (half marathon) race on rugged trails on Saturday. Then on Sunday, it is followed by a 50k (31 mile) ultramarathon on the same stretch of trail near Pinckney, Michigan.

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seedlings are starting to sprout!
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Have You Started Your 2012 Garden Yet?

The thermometer read 22 degrees this morning, but my garden is already off to a good start. Most of it is beginning indoors, but my peas handled the cold with no problem despite being outside where it was frosty!

 

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children on slide
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Going Down A Playground Slide With Your Child On Your Lap Is A Bad Idea [VIDEO]

Spring is here, and playgrounds will be star attractions for parents and children alike. Slides were always one of my favorite things to play on, and I've gone down them as a parent with one of my kids on my lap. I didn't realize the danger. Hear it straight from a doctor's point of view after the jump.

 

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