Tea With Z

by Janet Ostrowski, 06/15/2020, Suttons Bay, MI Adult Category I found myself unsurprisingly tense and anxious in the early COVID days, unable to focus on my usual calming measures like reading or meditating. Instead, I pulled into a tight little ball and...

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...

Null Set

by Bridget Klaasen, 04/15/2020, Suttons Bay, Mi Adult Category My neighbor drives a red pick-up truck that he bought when he was let go from his last job, “That’s OK,” he said, “I told the boss I was thinking about going out on my own,...

Seeking Permanence

by beth fantozzi, 04/10/2020, suttons bay, Mi Adult Category I’m dressed in jeans and sturdy hiking shoes. Two coats are layered up over me, protecting me from a bitter wind and a scarf is wrapped up over my hat, the extra warmth keeping my ears from hurting. The...