GRAND RAPIDS, MI With the thawing of the ground and the melting of the snow, the frigid Western Michigan winter has finally given up its fight. And, today, thousands of excited area residents gather together to celebrate the coming of the next season: road construction.
For weeks, the signs have been clear. Gradually, orange cones have begun to appear along the sides of roads everywhere. Flashing signs announce its coming. And,
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I always love a good Stephen King read. His stories are off-the-wall bizarre, and he has a way of getting inside his characters’ heads and delivering some wacko thoughts in a way that makes you laugh out loud. King doesn’t write much these days, but every now and then you’ll come across a goody like the longish short story, “Mile 81.”