When you are confined to a motel room at night, the evening meal becomes uniquely challenging.
It doesn’t matter how great the scenery is, how perfect the weather, or how smooth your travel plans, homesickness can strike when you are far from home. Before leaving on a trip South, I spent more time preparing my three cats for my absence
Cruising Florida’s east coast, a 20-degree drop in temperature from 80 to 60 degrees in Daytona Beach was more than disappointing, and it isn’t getting any warmer as I move on to other familiar cities. It’s something to keep in
It’s not every day you find a restaurant with no tipping, no French fryer, local products featured, and no convenience products. Add to those pleasant attractions an intriguing menu, shiny stainless interior, and an owner with more ideas than
About every 10 days — or when I remember — I water the eight geranium plants that clutter the kitchen floor. The geraniums are in various states of living and dying. There are many dead leaves and blossoms, but looking closely there are
I left my gall bladder at Mercy Health St. Anne’s Hospital. It wasn’t nearly as much fun as when I left my heart in San Francisco and returned home after gorging on marvelous high-caloric foods. Other than getting rid of the pesky organ,
Now that the holiday traditions are over for another year, how about trying something in the non-traditional circle? If your answer is yes, please join me at the home of Ruth Anne Walsh of Swanton for a birthday shower. It’s not a standard
Owner of Miss Lily’s in Grand Rapids feeds customers waiting in the trees.
Christmas Eve is the perfect time to share the story of one of the kindest men I have ever known: my father, Milton Tennyson Powell, a mail carrier out of the Adrian, Mich., post office. Each year at the holiday season as I address and mail
Temporary remedies cost most in the long run.