Business Reports: Income Statement



The Income Statement reflects the performance of a company for a given period of time – annually, quarterly, monthly, daily, etc. This data can be used to compare sales and expense amounts against prior periods or against industry averages. It… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

The power of MAGNETIC THINKING

to take control of your life and your destiny


  Until thought is linked with purpose there is no intelligent accomplishment. With most people, the focus of thought is allowed to “drift” upon the ocean of life. Aimlessness is a vice, and such drifting must not continue for those who wish to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Natural childbirth – with backup

A new mom does it her way at VRMC

I recently gave birth to my first child, and I had a wonderful labor and delivery experience that I would like to share.When I became   pregnant last October, I knew next to nothing about giving birth, and I had no idea where to begin learni… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Lyme disease and more: A follow-up



  Last week’s story, “The many faces of Lyme disease,” received a lot of feedback from readers. They requested that we provide some more information this week on other diseases that can be transmitted by ticks, and ways to pro… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Musician Bernard Allison says local fest is “like home ”

Boundary Waters Blues Fest headliner

  Author’s note: I interviewed Bernard Allison at his home in the Minneapolis suburbs. Bernard is the headliner of the 10th Annual Boundary Waters Blues Fest coming up on July 29-August 1 in Grand Rapids. We sat on his back deck, un… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Northern claustrophobia becomes love



“I can’t breathe!” I thought as I gasped and scrambled into the car hoping to find a high spot where I could get up and over the trees. I just knew the Leonidas lookout would do the trick. I had to get out of all these trees! This… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

“Tummy Time” important for babies



  In 1994 the American Academy of Pediatrics made a recommendation known as the “back to sleep” program, stating that it is safest for babies to sleep on their backs. As a result of this, the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrom… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Healthy for Life




  Hi Everyone and Happy Summertime! There are not too many aromas out there that are better than the sweet smell of freshly mown lawn. It brings back wonderful childhood memories of having the summer off from school, hot weather, and not hav… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Eat, Pray, Love, Write…

Life is a kooky ride.

At 33 I know oh so much more about myself and the world than I did when I was 23. And I suspect that, given a few more years, I should be very wise. Or at least I will think I am, until life throws me its next curve and I learn from that. I’ve… Please register for a free […]

Kids in the Garden



Kids of any age are the best yard and garden Helpers. Their little fingers are perfect for picking unwanted bugs, beetles and caterpillars. Kids love to play in the dirt, sow seeds, recycle kitchen wastes into compost, spread mulch, and water thirs… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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