Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:27:26 EDTTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:27:26 EDT 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 EDTReasons to drool may be a grown-up now, but I must confess: sometimes I still drool, especially this time of yea.Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:05:44 EDT