The Tale of The Haunted Hip!

Here I am, just in time for Halloween tricks and treats. To start, some shop talk. As we roll into November and December, we’ll have shortened hours of operation here at MMP around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve and Day. If you need to coordinate with me...

Helping Family and Paying it Forward

I just found out what my big “Christmas gift” is this year. I have those words in closed quotes for a reason which I’ll share with you in a moment. Shell and I hope this edition of our newsletter finds you all doing well in this post-summer season. Things are busy and...

School Daze and Wet Harvey

The Summer of 2017 is rapidly making way for Autumn and the days are getting shorter. I must confess that my attention has been on news from Houston. It’s difficult not to be moved by the amount of devastation and water from Hurricane Harvey. Homes, businesses and...

Just Make It Work, Guys! (July ’17 Newsletter)

That is precisely what I told our staff last week. See, a few months ago, my Wife and I decided to take a vacation. Nothing exotic, mind you, a week away in the northern climbs of our great state of Michigan to visit friends and family. Said cryptically, our secret...

It’s Called Teamwork. (June ’17 Newsletter)

Summer is officially in full swing and soon we’ll be celebrating Independence Day. MMP will have special hours of operation going into the extended July 4th weekend. Check out the blue column to the left for details. June brought me a little “Ed Time.” One day my wife...

A Toast to Coach John (May ’17 Newsletter)

On May 8, I received a shocking phone call – my cousin, John Wesolek, had unexpectedly passed away. How could this be? At 62, John was the picture of health, athletic, full of life and a great guy. John was the Defensive Line Coordinator for SVSU (Saginaw Valley...

Back from Bermuda (April ’17 Newsletter)

April has been a whirlwind for Shell and I. The MTI gathering in Bermuda was very beneficial (if not pricey). More on that in just a bit. But it was pretty cool to sit out on our hotel balcony and watch the America’s Cup time trials. Actually, these were rehearsals in...

Molly Joins the Family – Feb. ’17 Newsletter

We’ve just added a bundle of joy at Casa de Wesolek. No, not a human baby, another hairy kid. Yep, Jake has a sister; an adorable Golden Retriever and her name is Molly. It all began innocently enough when Shell said she wanted a second dog. I’ll admit, I rolled my...