Lest We Forget

This year, Veteran’s Day is very special and very significant. At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 1918, the First World War (then known simply as the “Great War”) came to an end. Millions of people around the world celebrated the end of what was Read more…

Lessons from the Band

One thing I love about living in the Clare County area is the Gateway Community Band. Formed in 2005 under long-retired Clare Schools band director Ken Feneley, the Gateway Community Band serves as a place for adults of all ages to meet and play great music every Thursday. Now that Read more…

The Consortium Experience

People are always stymied when I tell them that I’m taking classes at Mid and Northwood University at the same time. I felt the same way when I first learned of the idea. It seemed strange to want to be enrolled at two colleges at once and attend classes part-time Read more…