JAIL BREAK

by Mary Robertson, 05/01/2020, Northport, MI Adult Category JAIL BREAK I didn’t have a choice. I had to go. It was an emergency. It was Sunday at 10:30 a.m. If I didn’t get there soon, every copy of the Sunday New York Times would be gone and where would that leave me...

Polio: We have been here before.

by Thomas McWhorter, 05/01/2020, Traverse City, Mi Adult Category Polio: We Have Been In this Position Before. In this time of the COVID-19, it is hard to remember that we have lived through other world pandemics in our lifetime. Until fairly recently one of the most...

Odd Times

by Giuliana Dercole, 04/30/2020, Suttons Bay, MI Elementary K-5 Category It was a normal day like any other. When I got to school I was going to my locker and when I was heading there I saw my friends Sofie and Marielle. They were heading to their lockers too, so I...

The Quarantine Queen

by Martha Topol, 04/23/2020, Traverse City, MI Adult Category Here’s what I don’t understand. What’s up with the bread making thing? Why has that become the new fad? No flour in the stores! No yeast! Empty shelves and for what? I mean what happened to that whole...

Whitebirch

by Ann Fisher, 04/20/2020, Lake Leelanau, MI Adult Category There is a place where I can lean and nestle, my back spooning against the wide, solid trunk of our enormous White Birch. She’s stood a century’s sentinel beside the lake. As if carved just for me, this...