Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:36 EDTMon, 24 Nov 2014 11:02:36 EDT 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 EDTMulti-tasking at its best, like me, you work full time, stay involved in lots of extra curricular activities, and make spending time with family and friends a priority, then carving out time just for yourself gets tricky.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:15:20 EDTHow could this happen and no one know? can a middle aged woman die alone in her house and nobody know about it for at least six years? <P> I've been haunted by that question ever since reading a story in last week's Detroit Free Press.Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:48:22 EDT