New Tricks for Old Dogs

by Robert Brintnall, 06/13/2020, Buckley, MI Adult Category New Tricks for Old Dogs At a staff meeting earlier this year the principal demonstrated a teaching tool where kids held up a special card to represent their answer to a question. Then the teacher could...

Under Quarantine

by Paul Maxbauer, 05/24/2020, Traverse City, mi Adult Category Under Quarantine What is a remedy for anxiety and fear, fellow travelers in the spread of the viral pandemic? The fear of death that disrupts our economy and routines, cancels travel plans, casts shadows...

Unprecedented Times

by Valerie Winans, 05/20/2020, Traverse City, Mi Adult Category If we just had the virus to contend with, I think we would have been ok. We had never heard of COVID-19 on January 6th, the day my husband had quadruple bypass surgery. The biggest concern after surgery...

Life With A View

by Kathy Grinsteiner, 05/19/2020, Kingsley, MI Adult Category I sat out on my deck the morning after. Not the morning after learning that COVID-19 had hit our shores. Not the morning after the Stay Home Stay Safe order was put in place. It was the morning after it was...

Paradox

by Kathleen Kahler Farrell, 05/19/2020, Traverse City, MI Adult Category Outside the window where I sit like a prisoner held captive by an invisible enemy robins search for worms without isolating after their winter respite a group of deer gathers in the woods...