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Hunkered Down at Home

Arlene Swiler at her desk at MHS, 1968. Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist How quickly things can change. Only a few months ago, we were listening to outbreak…

Remembering Math

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist What a week. It contains both Tuesday’s Primary Election, a Friday the 13th and the full moon. We enjoyed what we saw of the…

Virtually Real

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist I particularly enjoyed Mike’s Musings a couple of weeks ago. You know, the one when he wrote of his need to be in…

Post Card From the Pines: No. 4 on The List is…

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist The M. Alice Chapin Memorial Library, on Pickard Street, was the first library I knew. It was pure magic to visit a house…

Be Mine

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist This week’s issue of the Marion Press comes out on February 14, Valentine’s Day. We’d like to think that your Sweetie would think…

Groundhog Has A Way With Words

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Think Spring Once again, the groundhog sent his message. Depending upon how you hear it, there will be “six more weeks of winter…

Post Card From the Pines: Toasty

The narrow dirt road in this photo now M-66, aka, Mill Street. Predominate on the right is a long shed, perched on the riverbank. At the center is where the…

January Stuff

Susan VanderWal, left, and this Belvins Street girl, celebrate our new friendship, and Sue’s birthday, with our first tea party on January 21, 1953. There would be many more tea…

A New Look at an Old School – Grandon – Winterfield Dist. #2

This is a photo of the original Grandon School, stick built in 1899. This photo was taken before the structure burned on February 8, 1912. It was replace by the…

Gonna Do In The New Year

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Well, the hoopla is over and it’s time to get going on all of those things you’ve set aside for winter. You know…

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