Leisure

by Nancy Peterson, 06/22/2020, Northport, MI Adult Category For me, life in the time of corona has been an incredible gift of time. While I cannot be with loved ones face to face, I am carving out time to Zoom and FaceTime. I am talking more on the phone, reaching out...

My Corona Kids

by Nancy Peterson, 06/22/2020, Northport, MI Adult Category My father Richard’s goal was to live to 108. Why? Because that is the number of stitches on a baseball, and he was a consummate baseball fan. It’s the number that represents spiritual completeness in various...

Sheltering Far From Home

by P. J. Grath, 5/7/2020, Northport, MI Adult Category The only home we own is an old farmhouse in Leelanau County, Michigan. My husband and I are 83 and 72 and still self-employed in side-by-side seasonal businesses in Northport, my bookstore and his...

Choosing Solitude

by Mary Robertson, 05/07/2020, Northport, MI Adult Category Choosing Solitude When Corona started I wrote this Haiku: Unexpected joy Corona brought my kids home Now I’m not alone But that was then. As the weeks wore on, the walls of my 900 square foot house...

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...