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Issue: October 2017

The Way it Was: ...When Amelia Came to Michigan - Several years ago, my son David and I were working on a video project to produce and create the video history of Good Year Tire...

Outdoors with Ryan Walker: DIY Scent Control - Throughout the years, I have experimented with a multitude of different do-it-yourself outdoor projects. The kid in me loves to construct, or attempt to construct,...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Joe Dean - Part 1 - Joe Dean's sailing career took him on some twists and turns, first sailing on the passenger sidewheeler City of Detroit III before and after World...

Events: October Events -  Deadline for event submission is the 15th of the month prior to month of issue. To have your nonprofit event listed here, include the name of...

Sunken History and Maritime Treasures: Penobscot - Part 2 - Join in the continuation as the massive black bow of the Penobscot smashes into the Morania about 30 feet from the barge’s stern. The resulting...

Where In America Are You?: Where In America Are You? - The creature seen here with its underside side up is a synchronous firefly. While they are commonly known as fireflies or lightning bugs, they are...

Schools of Yesteryear: Rubicon No. 5 - Hopson School - Part 2 - Join in the continuation to learn more about Hopson School's early days as a new school district formed at the end of the nineteenth century......

The Doctor's Corner: I Got the Gout - I rarely heard patients say that when I first started in practice in the fall of 1988. Now I hear it twice a week. Gout, as...

A Great Lakes Sailor: Child Custody - This month, I begin a series discussing child custody in Michigan. Currently, in Michigan two types of custody exist: legal and physical. Children may be...

Sightseers: Congaree National Park - A Primeval Forest Landscape - It has been called an international treasure. It is one of America’s newest national parks. Situated along the meandering Congaree River, in central South Carolina,...

Travel Trivia: TravelTrivia - Question Of The Month - Donna Jurovcik, Elly Willis, Deborah Black, Fred Black, Thomas Behm, and Joann Gorkowski correctly answered Monroe, Michigan, a city named for the fifth President of...

Guardians of Freedom: Al Kleinknecht - US Navy - Part 4 - Join in the continuation as Al recalls the Hancock and crew's role in the rescue of approximately 2,000 people during Operation Frequent Wind – but...

Smile Awhile: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Camping Trip... - Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a camping trip. After a good meal and a bottle of wine, they lie down for the night...

Countryside Yarns - Tall Tale or Truth? You Decide!: The Orphan Train - Part 8 - Join in the continuation as Bridget, who made the best of her days in Coldwater until she aged out of the system, decides to make...