My Silver Lining

by Dianne Walker, 08/11/2020, Elk Rapids, MI Adult Category MY SILVER LINING by Dianne Walker 2020 started out just wonderful with hope and optimism and feeling like our country was on a positive track. The Dow Jones was almost at 30,000 points. Unemployment was at an...

Our New Normal

by Jäeger Griswold, 06/30/2020, Central Lake, MI High School 9-12 Category Earth has been plagued with disastrous occurrences for hundreds of years, and the latest yet, a viral pandemic that has the globe under significant struggle and conflict. Nations are...

Family Time enjoying Cheers!

by Jürgen Griswold, 06/30/2020, Central Lake, MI Middle School 6-8 Category On March 13, 2020 the president declared it a national emergency. The coronavirus has spread throughout the United States and most of the world. They confine everyone to their homes, except...

The Journey

by Kellie McPhail, 06/24/2020, Bellaire, Mi Adult Category THE JOURNEY The rain was falling that January day as my mother and I were leaving the Smith Family Breast Health Center in Traverse City. She had undergone a biopsy and the initial news was concerning. In a...

My Hair is Flat

by Lorna Corso, 05/09/2020, Kewadin, MI Adult Category My Hair is Flat My hair is flat. Transitioning to gray has been forced upon me. I haven’t had a haircut in eight months and my go-to style is a pony tail or a bun. There are remnants of my last manicure and...