Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Do WHAT with my coffee? by Ann Arbor is Overrated
"Some Ann Arborites have learned to combine their love of java with the pursuit of wellness," the latest Observer reports. Coffee consumption does have some established health benefits. But the naturopaths profiled in the story are thinking along slightly different lines - specifically, coffee enemas, which they suggest to one out of four of their patients.Read Drinking Coffee? That's Crazy Talk. Don't miss the responses, that are equally amusing!
An Abandoned Cabin (AND Flickr adds maps) by Michigan in Pictures
Flickr (where most of the photos seen here on Michigan in Pictures reside) has recently added a nifty feature that allows you to view a map of all photos in any pool.Read Maps to Abandoned Cabins and Other Photographic Treasures
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
At-Will Employment by Jack Lessenberry's Essays and Interviews
Jack Lessenberry talks with Roland Zullo, assistant research scientist at the institute of labor and industrial relations at the University of Michigan about at-will employment. He writes:
... last year, a medical benefits firm in Okemos fired workers for smoking on their own time. They could do this because of a legal concept called “at-will employment.”It's an interesting and sometimes controversial subject.
Read and listen to Interview: Roland Zullo - 9/4/06
Read or listen to the companion Essay: Workers at Will - 9/4/06
Enjoy the Festival of the Senses by Leelanau News Blog
Leelanau News Blog writes:
The annual Festival of the Senses will be held September 14-24, 2006 across the Leelanau and Grand Traverse region. It features artistic, athletic, culinary and cultural events including symphony concerts, art exhibitions and gourmet meals.The Festival of Senses web site says the festival gives
visitors a range of choices from symphony concerts, art exhibitions and gourmet meals to bicycle races and historical reenactments.Now that's a festival I can get my arms around....drinking wine, eating and looking at classic wooden boats.
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