Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usSat, 4 Jul 2015 14:37:22 EDTSat, 4 Jul 2015 14:37:22 EDT are a LOT of books's always a debate this time of year here at The Alpena News among some of our staff members.Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:57:49 EDTA very musical weekend's something about music that can put you smack dab in the spirit of Christmas like nothing else can. For me, this past weekend was a very musical weekend that did just tha.Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:07:08 EDTA love-hate relationship with Facebook confess to a love-hate relationship with Facebook. I love that it's enabled me to easily connect with far-flung friends and family. Photos shared via this social media giant also have brought me countless smilers.Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:35:43 EDTDoing D.C. this week, my husband and I returned from a four-night visit to Washington, D.C., a place that can't be topped in terms of its treasure trove of history-laden sites, artifacts and monuments.Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:23:14 EDTA little bit of synchronicity there's a certain synchronicity to life. Last night, entrenched in a lawn chair at the Alpine Soccer Complex in Gaylord, I watched my 4-year-old granddaughter join her peers in their earliest attempts at organized socce.Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:17:31 EDT