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Riding In The Carpool Of Life

Marion lost two of her sons this week. One was in residence his entire life, the other not here physically, but like many of Marion’s sons, she was always in…

Another Fine Blast Off

Another Fine Blast Off

I watched the launch of Elon Musk’s Spacex Corp Falcon Heavy rocket today. Twenty-seven engines propelled the gigantic rocket and payload into space at3:45pm from the old Cape Kennedy in Florida,…

Do You Want Coffee With That?

Do You Want Coffee With That?

I have always refused to take sides in print. And believe me from time to time there have been some pretty big happenings to tempt. But I refuse. I won’t…

Diamonds In The Rough

Diamonds In The Rough

We were sorry to hear the news of singer Neil Diamond’s retirement at our house. Well, not of his well deserved retirement, but for the reason; his diagnosis of Parkinson’s…

Born In A Barn?

Born In A Barn?

This cold weather has had some interesting side effects around here. We’ve not had to deal with prolonged deeply cold temperatures in more than 20 years. We are out of…

Out and About

Out and About

The winter weather roller coaster continues here in northern Michigan. We may be ever thankful that we are situated just far enough away from Lake Michigan to escape the full…

January Cold

January Cold

The trees are down and most of the Christmas decoration is put away. We will still enjoy a few wintry things for a while, and of course, those magical, old…

The Museum of Moses Revisited

The Museum of Moses Revisited

In the summer of 2012 I visited the newly opened Museum of Moses in Vogel Center. My friend Karla Moses, Proprietor of the Vogel Store at Vogel Center, was getting…

Crafting With Fern

Crafting With Fern

 My sister (in-law) Cathy and I spent the past year seeking out old glass ornaments for a Christmas craft project. We were new members to a Facebook vintage Christmas site…

My Spot

My Spot

If you are a fan of television’s Big Bang Theory, you are aware that Sheldon has a place on the couch he refers to as ‘my spot’. It is a…

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