Join the Rochester Area Republican Club for their upcoming meetings

Don't miss the Rochester Area Republican Club's (RARC) fall kick-off meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the WestWynd Grill, 4161 North Adams Road, Oakland Township, MI. The mid-term elections are just around the corner so it’s time to start getting involved! Jane Briggs-Bunting will be our guest speaker. Jane is a passionate advocate for open meetings and the use of the Freedom of Information Act. She was recently on a panel on the subject in Troy sponsored by the Mackinac Center … [Read more...]

First-Grade Philosophy

I had the absolute joy of speaking to 24 first graders this week about the writing process. Our talk centered around the fine art of revision, and how important it is to the quality of our work. The early learners were eager to point out mistakes, chime in details to add, and cut out ones that didn't sound right. This innocent visit to the world of six-year olds encouraged me to reflect on how in life we also need to take the time to revise ourselves, too. When writing, the first thing the … [Read more...]