Welcome to the 2013/2014 season for our port of Grand Haven and our 12th year writing this column. The Soo Locks and the St. Lawrence Seaway are now open opened so the Great Lakes shipping season is now fully underway.
My younger daughter is soon turning two. She was my surprise baby. Born four months after a divorce that left me emotionally and financially devastated, Crystal arrived when I could hardly have felt less prepared for a newborn.