The Grand Haven light house is an icon of our area. Its easily identifiable and used frequently in local ad campaigns and business logos as a callback to our beautiful home. But the light house, piers, and State Park have not looked or functioned the same for all of the Tri-Cities residents who have come before us.
Although I do sew and have made a couple of T-shirt quilts and three quilts with my grandchildren, I do not consider myself a quilter. Mainly because the caliber of sewing required for the kind of quilts I see in quilt shows demands a much higher level of perfection than I have the patience for.
Interim Michigan State University President John Engler, who was hired to lead the university through arguably its most difficult time, is now part of the university's problem.
Last month marked the 200th birthday of Karl Marx. His most famous observation on religion was that "religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the the people." Was Marx right?
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s Kahryn Riley writes in a recent blog posting that more should be done to enact policies to reduce jail populations and give inmates better options for paying their debts.
When we’re old and sick and poor, we might be forced to keep warm by burning all the government reports that we ignored, warning us that Social Security and Medicare are running out of money. The latest such report was issued earlier this month.
Before every race, my college cross country coach used to tell us to “have a good time.” The phrase had a dual meaning.
Some recent celebrity suicides have sparked much discussion about depression and mental illness. There was, however, little talk of spiritual health.
Nearly 14,000 Grand Haven-area residents pay for the BLP’s energy services. Each resident should have an opportunity to provide input on Grand Haven’s energy future, whether by public comment or vote.
Why are the residents of a nearby senior citizen community so upset over the closing of the Burger King on M-104?
I remember the whispers and the frantic looks. I recall the crying. Most of all, I still can hear the anguished question: Why?
The Restaurant Opportunities Center, a major financial supporter of Michigan One Fair Wage, argues that while tips are meant to be a reward for good service, customers often tip the same amount to every server.
A good dose of humility would probably be good for most of us.
Many of us enjoy cycling or know people who do, and, naturally, we all want it to be an activity people can do safely.
In her blog, C2C Gallery owner Cyndi Casemier included several photos of the students and their art that was on display.