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Our theme “Simple Living” has some irony in it since so many of our fellow human beings recently devastated by hurricanes require the simplest...
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This is our annual “She Means Business” edition and the 12th anniversary of our magazine. 12 years… I just know the time went by...
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Being bold can be risky but I am here to tell you it is worth it. Over 20 years ago, I quit my financially...
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Editor’s Note: I enjoyed reading my 16 year-old granddaughter Christa’s oped assignment and thought it perfect for July. We don’t have room for the...
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Recently my husband Rich and I attended a formal event in Manistee. I grew up in Manistee and I always enjoy the time I...
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I never sleep well before deadline. I write in my head all night, editing constantly, choosing one word over another, listening to the cadence of...
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“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs but not enough for every man’s greed.” - Mahatma Gandhi Finally — spring! Even though it was a...
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After my daughter Elizabeth and I went to see Hidden Figures, the movie about three African-American women who played vital roles at NASA in...
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Meet and Greet Night Well, here I am meeting all the local stars for the big event in February. Everyone is nice—some a little nervous....
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“Dancing faces you toward Heaven, whichever direction you turn.” -Terri Guillemets “The truest expression of a people is...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following editorial is a reprint of the editorial I wrote two years ago after my sister Anne died. So many readers...
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Ah — November — and the holidays loom. So does snow. I’ve lived in Michigan nearly my whole life and I guess it is...