We are fortunate to have several architectural gems remaining in the area which offer a look into our community’s past. Many of those gems, representative of varied architectural styles, are found along Washington Avenue.
Thank you to the people who aren’t blood but are family, the ones who keep showing up, the ones who give radical welcomes and love sacrificially every chance they get.
You probably have things that you value. They may have sentimental value, like a quilt your mom made or an old table or dresser that has been in the family for generations.
When I drive through Coopersville, it reminds me of the farming country where my grandma grew up, and this experience.
Michigan residents rarely get to hear candidate visions or see their tenacities. It’s often difficult to know who the candidates are, let alone what they stand for.
My article last month went to print on the day my mother died. The realization of that day took my breath away.
As many have said, our failure to understand history will doom us to repeat it.
It reminded me of the old Far Side comic — What you say to your dog: “Hey Buster, want a treat?”; and what your dog hears: “Bla bla bla bla Buster bla bla bla treat.”
A good friend of mine is nearing completion of a master’s degree. While that might not seem out of the ordinary, my friend, Rick Insco, is 72 years old.
A couple of months ago, I read a news release from Ottawa County that this is the healthiest county in Michigan and has been since 2014.
I went to see the movie “Chappaquiddick” the other day. Being just a youngster when that incident took place regarding U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopeckne, I had only a vague recollection of what happened.
Recently, having finished my scheduled home projects and a few dozen more that I got myself into along the way (you know how it is; one project is always 10 masquerading as a single idea), I decided to learn to play the banjo.
Every January, as the calendar rolls into a new year, my wife Amy asks each of our family members to choose a word — just one simple word — to use as a tag for positive change in the upcoming year.
May is Mental Health Month.
On May 18, the Tri-Cities Historical Museum will open a new exhibit titled “Coast Guard City, USA.” It will tell the story of how Grand Haven became “Coast Guard City, USA” and how the special relationship came to be.