It’s what the world needs now
July 23, 2014 Back in 1962 when the “greatest class ever graduated” (self-proclaimed) was just out of secondary school, the music world was changing rapidly. more »»
Help Alpena by overcoming Negaholism
July 22, 2014 Ever wonder why some people are always negative? It’s OK to have bad days and it’s OK to be cranky once in a while but we all know people who are negative no matter what is going on in their life o... more »»
July 19, 2014 Absentee ballots Q. Several readers have questions about absentee ballots for the Aug. 5 primary election. County Clerk Bonnie Friedrichs has the following answers. Q. more »»
Notice the sponsors of events
July 15, 2014 What have you attended so far this year in the local community? A concert at the bandshell? The fireworks? A comedy show? How about a festival or a downtown event? Do you know anyone playing on a... more »»
The children’s theater of politics
July 12, 2014 They always say politics is theater, and most people understand what people mean when they say it. I think good politics is children’s theater, which takes some explaining to do. more »»
Any time is right time for ice cream
July 12, 2014 With summer just kicking into full gear, is it proper to even mention anything about winter right now? Oh well, we’ve already started, so let’s join forces with the folks at Pure Michigan and... more »»
Listen to your inner voice
July 8, 2014 It wasn’t my idea to start writing this column. I was actually apprehensive about it because, contrary to what is shown on the surface, I’m uncomfortable with public attention. more »»
Upon Further Review.....
The Dust has Settled....
June 16, 2014 The dust has settled, for the most par. more »