The Privilege of a Simple Life

by Mae Stier, 06/23/2020, Interlochen, MI Adult Category I chose the town I moved to in northern Michigan for its proximity to the lake. It was small, absent of the coffee shops and bars I frequented while living in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Oakland, California....

The Post Pandemic Era

by Chris Thelen, 05/11/2020, Frankfort, MI Adult Category Yesterday, I caught myself saying for the first time, “That was pre-pandemic.” I was remembering something my wife and I did before the Stay-at-Home orders were put in place in early March. It was the...

Covid -19 Haikus

by christine twigg, 05/10/2020, frankfort, mi Adult Category Covid-19 haikus losing track of days lethargy pulling you down alert to crisis spring comes late this year on pause, it seems to question ready? for new life? seemingly endless time has taken new...

Sanitizing 101

by robert adams, 04/23/2020, beulah, mi Adult Category Sanitizing 101 MRS. STALEY WAS MY LEAST FAVORITE CHILDHOOD SITTER. She must be rolling in her grave with excitement now that our country has discovered and promotes the necessity of frequent hand washing. She...

Mom’s Poem

by Mary Clifton, 4/18/2020, BENZONIA, MI Adult Category Mom’s Poem During the Amanpour and Company news hour on April 1, 2020, the President of Greece was interviewed about how Greece had achieved success in fighting the Coronavirus with strict, early on, social...