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The Trouble with Trees…

The Trouble with Trees…

I’ve meant to make trees the topic of a Postcard for the past several weeks but other things have taken precedent…because of trees. It seems that the trees aren’t as…

Faith and Begora! ‘Tis St. Paddy’s Day

Faith and Begora!  ‘Tis St. Paddy’s Day

This week has gone awry beyond any reasonable expectations. Eventually I will tell you all about our week of interactions with trees when the scars are less fresh and leave…

Everyday is Woman’s Day

Everyday is Woman’s Day

Generally Tuesday is the last day of my writing week, if I do it right. Wednesday morning I mail the Postcard to the Press so my topic had better come along during the previous…

Marion’s Municipal Music Bowl

Marion’s Municipal Music Bowl

 It’s time for a spring break and so we’re taking one of sorts. This week I give you once again, the story of that much loved hole in the ground,…

Not in the Book

Not in the Book

By Julie Traynor Another phone book hit the mail box this week. It is one of perhaps six which will come our way through the year. They are like dirty…

The Road Well Traveled

The Road Well Traveled

History lovers are a breed onto themselves. We are born with our affliction. It may not manifest itself for years, but when it does, we are consumed by our need…

The Art of the Search

The Art of the Search

This is the time of year I travel. I don’t mean get in the car and go a thousand miles kind of travel. I mean time travel of a sort.…

Marion Girls Rock

Marion Girls Rock

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. I always tell my kids that. I am so very lucky to have the opportunity to be in this new roll,” says…

We Are Still Here

Marion, Michigan’s official birthday is fast approaching. On January 16, 1889 the folks of Clark’s Mill met and decided to officially incorporate as a village. The state legislature approved and…

Blessed Be the Card Senders

Blessed Be the Card Senders

Starting the New Year by saying thank you cannot be a bad thing. In fact, it is the best time. When I was a kid, any gift which came my…

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