- Thursday, September 12, 2013
Foodie with Family: Attack of the killer zucchini
Recently, I’ve become afraid to leave my car unattended. My peaceful small-town existence has been rocked by multiple breaking-and-entering events in my car.Continued ...
Intentional Minimalist: No-cook take on spring roll
Pinky out for this farm-to-table take on beef spring rolls with an addictive lemon basil dipping sauce.Continued ...
- Monday, September 9, 2013
Northern Notes: Good Samaritan keeps residents dry
The rain came down in torrents on Tuesday, Aug. 27, and anyone without an umbrella was in danger of getting drenched, including two Glen Eagle Retirement Community residents who stayed dry thanks to a random act of kindness.Continued ...
- Sunday, September 8, 2013
Loraine Anderson: Floatilla splash has ripple effect
I write this column four days after the Suttons Bay Floatilla2 last weekend. The images and sentiments still are with me:Continued ...
On Poetry: Man in books finds way in woods
My friend Sydney Lea, the poet laureate of Vermont, and I exchange poems all the time, looking for advice, praise and complaints.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 5, 2013
Intentional Minimalist: New take on Italian classic
This salad is a new Farm-to-table take on the Italian classic featuring a homemade tangy verjus reduction, heirloom tomatoes, basil and aged Lincoln goat cheese.Continued ...
- Monday, September 2, 2013
Northern Notes: Mission team thanks supporters
Sharon Burke, representing the Traverse City St. Francis mission group who traveled on a mission trip to Zambia, wrote on behalf of the children and staff at the Kasisi Orphanage in Lusaka, Zambia, to thank the donors who supported the annual trip to Africa in June.Continued ...
- Sunday, September 1, 2013
Nathan Payne: Maybe losing touch isn't so bad
Something happened this week that made me wonder if I’ve begun to get old, if I’ve lost touch with the “in” crowd.Continued ...
- Monday, August 26, 2013
News From 100 Years Ago: 08/26/2013
This is (a) busy week. Several things will be (done) at once. Every day for the balance of the week will be a big day.Continued ...
- Sunday, August 25, 2013
Garret Leiva: Then end is near, of summer that is
You can feel it in the air — the Don Henley days are near.Continued ...
Ed Hungness: Leaving the nest is risky for some
During the last week of April, our resident pair of Bald Eagles was blessed with two baby eaglets.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 22, 2013
Intentional Minimalist: Baba Ghanoush
Palestinian cuisine is known for using healthy, local and seasonal ingredients.Continued ...
- Monday, August 19, 2013
Northern Notes: Inaugural Relay for Polio a success
Area high school track and cross country team members run to help eradicate polio.Continued ...
- Sunday, August 18, 2013
Marta Hepler Drahos: Market isn't just headache for renters
As the Grand Traverse region continues to gather accolades for its beauty, cuisine and recreational lifestyle, those lured to the area are finding that affordable housing is hard to come by.Continued ...
Lifelines: Bear man's legend carries on 54 years later
Spike Horn didn’t smell like cologne. He was as cantankerous as his bears. He was a trickster, but an honest one.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 15, 2013
Intentional Minimalist: Corn, cucumber, squash salad
This is a fast and festive, farm-to-table healthy summer salad.Continued ...
- Monday, August 12, 2013
Northern Notes: Good Samaritans in TC woman's prayers
When Ruth Hogenson of Traverse City was told by the clerk at Save-A-Lot, Garfield Avenue at Carver Street, that she was $20 short, Ruth chalked it up to a “senior moment” and starting choosing which groceries she would give up.Continued ...
- Sunday, August 11, 2013
Ed Hungness: Meditations on 'Are we there yet?'
During a typical summer family vacation, the question asked most frequently by the kids in the back seat is, “Are we there yet?”Continued ...
- Saturday, August 10, 2013
Mental Wellness: Tips to help you live a centered life
Whether we are overwhelmed or underwhelmed with life, there are well-researched strategies that can help our overall mental wellness.Continued ...
- Sunday, August 4, 2013
Anne Stanton: Laughter, fear, relief
For many years, I nervously joked about mammograms. “A mammogram! When you choose to send the very breast.” Ha, ha.Continued ...
On Poetry: Rhyme, rhythm not so simple after all
In the living room of our cottage there are two reddish-orange wooden boxes, one with silver art deco design, both as old as any of us can remember.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 3, 2013
Senior Focus: Pets offer health benefits
The need for companionship doesn’t dwindle with age. Researchers have found the most serious ailments affecting seniors is not cancer nor is it heart disease — it’s loneliness.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 1, 2013
Foodie with Family: Add lime to blueberry bounty
I just turned almost-40. I believe I’ll refer to my entire year that way, because this is my last year before that big four-oh.Continued ...
Intentional Minimalist: Wrap up a pretty appetizer
This recipe is for a simple yet elegant farm-to-table summer appetizer. It features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm, Spring Hollow Farm, Birch Point Farm and locally produced products from Spring Hollow Farm.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 28, 2013
Ed Hungness: Vote your voice
Being a citizen of the United States of America is a blessing. Violence which often turns deadly frequently runs rampant in the streets of less fortunate countries, prompted by people who want change.Continued ...