The Gift of Travel

Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas Travel is a wonderful present, anytime of year. It may be difficult to plan an entire vacation, book it and offer it as a gift this holiday season; however, it’s not too late to “suggest” a getaway. Suggest the present of travel by giving a travel guidebook, new luggage or passport application. Use your imagination and the destination to gift appropriately. More Ideas in Detail Say your senior is graduating in spring and she wants to backpack Europe; … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Jaycees will host informational meeting on Thursday, February 2nd

The Rochester Area Jaycees will be hosting their monthly informational meeting on Thursday, February 2, at 7 p.m. at the coffee shop inside Barnes & Noble on Rochester Road in Rochester Hills. Please consider attending the meeting if you are between the ages of 21 and 40 and are looking for opportunities to volunteer and network with other young adults. The Rochester Area Jaycees have been turning energetic and eager young professionals into leaders of the Rochester community since 1958. … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift-giving Guide for the Writer on your Holiday Gift List

Book Suggestions: • Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg • Page by Page by Heather Sellers • Chapter by Chapter by Heather Sellers • What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers by Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter • Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street by Roni Schotter • Breathing In, Breathing Out by Ralph Fletcher • The Art and Craft of Storytelling by Nancy Lamb • Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott • If You Want to Write: A Book About Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland • … [Read more...]