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This year, people truly want a fresh start to their lives. For many, that includes the practice of making resolutions about their bodies, like losing weight, eating healthier and getting more exercise.
‘New year, new me!” is the saying heard all around town as the new year approaches and we leave behind the troubles of years past.
In the winter of 1965, a local second-grader was put into the small hospital in Frankfort for two weeks. His older brother, his mother and he were all sick and the doctor’s diagnosis was to get those kids out of the house so their mom could get some rest.
Relationships are hard. If you are reading this article, chances are high that you are a human being, and despite what your large and useful brain is telling you, being human is hard.
In an effort to clear my mind from the constant drone of the 2020 election cycle, I’ve become an observer of the backyard bird feeder.
When I was in school, it was a common English class assignment to write letters to our future selves. I vaguely remember doing it, although the future Ford I wrote the letter to was probably the 25-year-old me, not the 60-something one.
It can be easy to put ourselves down for not doing big things. We might see others on social media sharing about their big promotions or vacations, or see friends training for marathons. We may be excited for those individuals but at the same time might look down on ourselves for not doing t…
When I had my stroke, there were few books for people with disabilities, written by people with disabilities. This was especially true for females.
As if it needed another distinction, the year 2020 will go down in my book as the year that numbers were no longer just numbers. During these days of pandemic uncertainty and political absurdity the weaponization of seemingly every individual’s grasp on “the numbers” has never been worse.
In the spring of 2020 the world seems like a precarious place, but compared to a flight of stairs it’s a piece of graduation cake.
This Week's Circulars
- Pandemic fuels Traverse City housing crunch
- Judge: Release the names of Antrim County forensic experts
- East Eighth Street house scene of repeat police calls before eviction, arson fire
- 'A sad chapter:' Former jail captain Todd Ritter sentenced to prison
- Traverse City's first mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens Monday
- Antrim officials at the center of a voter fraud lawsuit share impeachment thoughts
- Gaylord's Iron Pig returns to court Tuesday after having food license suspended
- H&M store in Grand Traverse Mall to close
- Grayling wins program's 1st regional title
- Dominion files $1.3B defamation suit, Antrim election case proceeds despite U.S. Electoral College vote certification