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Nov 05 2009

New Website Finally Live

Posted by Fred Dirkse
For those of you who do not know what I do, I own a web design comany in Peoria, Illinois called Online Innovative Creations, AKA - OIC Group, Inc.  We specialize in developing and supporting intuitive, highly functional websites using our open source content management system, Exponent CMS. We also do web marketing and search engine optimization for our clients.
Oct 06 2008

I Know Who's Spending YOUR Money....

Posted by Fred Dirkse
...and you can to. There's lot of public information to access, but it can be a monumental task to dig through it all.  It's easy to grasp a quick summary though thanks to a fantastic organization called the Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW).  In their own words:
tags: | Politics |
Aug 09 2008

Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor, Michigan – Our Vacation and Resort Review

Posted by Fred Dirkse
Our family recently vacationed at the Homestead Resort, dubbed “America's Freshwater Resort”. The Homestead is located on the west coast of Lake Michigan, a couple miles from a little town called Glen Arbor, about 25 miles from Traverse City. We stayed for 4 nights – Wednesday, July 30th through Sunday, August 3rd 2008. While there were some highlights of the resort and our stay and we had a great time vacationing with family, overall I found the resort to be lacking and did not live up to my expectations.
tags: | Personal |
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