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July 19, 2017

Things go right for a while

by Catherine Minolli
"Build a wall! Build a wall! Build a wall!" is the chant running through my head as I look at the invader. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I'd even remotely utter any words that have been uttered by Donald Trump, but here I am, thinking we absolutely have to Build A Wall if we're going to be successful in our endeavor to keep this unwanted alien OUT....more>
July 19, 2017

Man, that's really groovy!

by Rick Liblong
Not long ago Sue and I went to the wireless phone store to get her a new phone since the old one had rung its last ring. She picked out a beauty and as the technician was getting it set up she remarked that the new device was really "groovy....more>
July 19, 2017

Simple medicine, merciful friends

by Iris Lee Underwood
Poison ivy is no laughing matter. Let my guard down in a fit of compulsive pruning and weeding with bare hands and arms, and I'll regret it. When those unruly wisteria vines caught my eye, for instance....more>
July 12, 2017

Mirror, mirror on the wall...

by Catherine Minolli
Note: The seeds for this column were planted when the Moving Wall visited Imlay City in 1998. The seed has grown, and the wall's recent visit to Almont helped it rise....more>
July 12, 2017

General Shoemaker recalls Almont

by Rick Liblong
In part two of the oral history conducted by Gen. Shoemaker in 1987 he talks more of his hometown, Almont, Michigan. Athletics, band and Boy Scouts "There were 7 or 8 boys and 13 girls in my graduating class from high school....more>
July 12, 2017

Writers share 'love of food'

by Iris Lee Underwood
Dear Reader, we're drying lavender bundles for my culinary fancy. This means it's time to announce the first, second, and third place winners of the Second Annual Yule Love It Lavender Farm & Letters Poetry Contest....more>
July 05, 2017

Prayer remains same, despite progress

by Catherine Minolli
When I was a little girl, the absolute best part of the summer for me and my sisters was our annual family vacation up to Charlevoix. My dad would take one whole week off of work—one whole week!!—and devote it strictly to family fun....more>
July 05, 2017

Weren't you from Almont, General?

by Rick Liblong
One of Almont's most famous citizens passed away on June 21. Four-Star General Robert Morin Shoemaker died near his home in Texas at age 93. Volumes could and have been written about Gen....more>
June 28, 2017

'Wild and precious life...'

It's a glorious summer day. The kind of day where no one would dare ever question why anyone would choose to live in Michigan. The kind of day that makes the Great Lakes State's seemingly endless, frigid steel gray days worth enduring....more>
June 28, 2017

'These united colonies are...'

by Rick Liblong
"I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty....more>
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