Alyssa Patrias just competed in a Miss Michigan preliminary pageant and she accomplished something that had never been done before in the process. The 20-year-old has Down syndrome and she became the first woman in the state with it to compete in one of those pageants.
Sheryl Crow (yes, she's still around) released a new video this week called 'Roller Skate' and it seems she spent some time skating around Meijer Gardens while performing here this summer, because some of the video seems awfully familiar.
Bill Putnam, the family patriarch says they're 'reinventing the old family, where everybody took care of everybody'. Which is fine, but try carving out some alone time to take care of business with only two bathrooms among 25 people. You can't.