3:54 PM Nov 6, 2014
A few days after school let out this past June, I took my daughters, Evien and Maggie, to the library to pick out some summer reading. While Maggie and I pawed through the picture books, Evien sniffed around the young-adult chapter books.
2:51 PM Nov 5, 2014
In one of the most famous stories in the New Testament, "The man born blind" in the 9th chapter of John, Jesus plays with the metaphor of blindness.
3:00 PM Nov 4, 2014
I’ve loved author Joan Didion since I first read her — which, I’m embarrassed to say, was not at such a young age as I would wish.
3:04 PM Oct 31, 2014
As a new parent, my cellphone is a vehicle that is now my baby monitor and my lifeline to our home child care.
8:00 AM Oct 26, 2014
As a teenager growing up in Grand Haven, I remember walking down the boardwalk and seeing the cross displayed on Dewey Hill when it was up.
4:00 PM Oct 24, 2014
The benefits of volunteering are many and varied. Giving back to your community is one of the main benefits.
3:59 PM Oct 23, 2014
I’ve been sort of internally panicking for the last week or so every time I think about my column being due.
3:01 PM Oct 22, 2014
“It was a dark and stormy night …” Isn’t that how a novel is supposed to start out?
3:00 PM Oct 21, 2014
I’ve learned a lot in the short six months that I’ve been working.

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