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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…

New Year, New Decade

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist The new century is coming of age. We are no longer toddlers in a new millennium, but young adults soon to be of…

Happy Birthday to Me

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist Every so often during the social portion of a meeting of the Marion Area Historical Society, the group asks each to share a Marion memory,…

Give Marion

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist The most anticipated day of the year is almost here. Just four more days and Christmas Day will dawn upon Marion, Michigan. If you are…

Christmas Tales

Julie Traynor Postcards from the Pine Columnist I missed the Christmas meeting of the Marion Area Historical Society, and for that, I am sad. Each December the group shares a…

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