Life’s Lessons

Who is my neighbor?Is it the one who lives next door? Down the street? Across the mile? While the dictionary (yes, I still own one of those) says, ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Less drinking, more thinking

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest column from the Swanton Area Community Coalition and Four County ADAMHs Board.Ahh summer! Ready to fire ...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

A group of 29 eager, happy, avid adults was enjoying a one-day motor coach tour of Goodwill stores in southern Michigan. The 29 included the driver an...

June 21st, 2017 |  



Life’s Lessons

The area had experienced a two-day rainfall. My rain gauge registered a full two inches. My seemingly level back yard also registered significant rain...

June 14th, 2017 |  


The conundrum of lost things

Yes, it happened again! Something was lost! It totally puzzles me how two people in one house can have so many things turn up (or NOT) lost!The latest...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Like many of you, I had the privilege of watching my grandson, Arron, graduate from high school last Sunday. (You remember this is an “adopted&#...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Were it not for this nation’s military, our country would fit those adjectives – torn, broken and thrown away. First of all, let me expres...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

The phone rang. Information immediately available was two-fold: it was 10 o’clock at night and the caller was Bill.A phone call at 10 o’cl...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

This is my 25th Mother’s Day to write some sort of column. I’m quite sure some of those years went by without it being about Mother’...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Life’s Lessons

Do you lie?Oh, I’m sure you lie in bed to rest, but the question really asks if you tell lies.While most of us were raised to tell the truth, no...

April 26th, 2017 |