2:44 PM Aug 20, 2015
Two years ago, my daughter rescued a puppy from a litter that was abandoned on the side of the road. My first thought was, do you really need another dog? After all, she already had a lab that was about 9 years old.
2:00 PM Aug 19, 2015
In the spring of 2015, Amy Sheele, health educator with the Ottawa County Department of Public Health, approached the Loutit District Library staff and asked if the library would be interested in teaming up to present a free summertime food program for children age 18 and younger called Meet Up and Eat Up.
3:02 PM Aug 18, 2015
The last week of July, we took a family camping trip. We couldn’t have asked for better weather and thoroughly enjoyed our time on the beach, in the lake, watching sunsets and sitting around the campfire.
8:00 AM Aug 16, 2015
I was grateful to see the Rev. Justin Smith’s carefully thought-out response to my previous columns on homosexuality and same-sex relations. I would, however, like to respond to some of the points he raised.
3:02 PM Aug 14, 2015
Earlier this summer, tennis player Serena Williams won the Wimbledon Women’s Singles Championship. It was the fourth consecutive Grand Slam tournament win for the world’s No. 1-ranked player, and was coined the “Serena Slam.”
4:00 PM Aug 13, 2015
The fall college semester begins in a few weeks, and as I have been getting ready and already answering students’ questions, it occurs to me that there has been a significant change in educational opportunities since I was an undergraduate decades ago.
1:00 PM Aug 12, 2015
Someone said to me the other day: “Boy, you hit the jackpot with Marilyn!” (Marilyn is my wife, for those of you who are still getting to know me.)
2:02 PM Aug 11, 2015
Come back with me to a day in 1972 that gave me a chance to glimpse into the future and not realize it at the time.
1:15 PM Aug 10, 2015
It was 25 years ago when I read “Friday Night Lights.” The book written by H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger has been labeled by Sports Illustrated as one of the best sports books ever written.
8:00 AM Aug 9, 2015
A rainbow cover won’t change what the Bible says inside. Chief Justice Roberts said the Supreme Court’s decision regarding same-sex marriage “had nothing to do with (the Constitution).”