July 26, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Seeking To Keep Term-Limited Seats in the Family

Michigan Politics

Family ties abound in the August 5 primaries for the State House of Representatives, a house decimated because 44 of its 110 members are term-limited. More...

Opinions Vary on Wide Range of Available Garden Mulches

Nature Notes

Last week, I began to write about the wonderfully controversial topic of mulch, and I discovered that every gardener seems to have a personal opinion about mulching, its advantages and disadvantages, what type to use, when to apply it, and to what More...

Horse Tales

Documentary Captures Mackinac Island's Horses on Film

Kudos to Jenifer Silvernale and Mark Rensel for capturing horses on Mackinac. Perhaps I had better explain how it was done. I use the term "capture" in the preservation sense, for they did so on film. Earlier this summer on Mackinac, Ms. More...


It's Monday, July 21, when a bit of sunshine is trying to break through the black clouds. More...

Catching Frogs, and Other Mackinac Island Summer Memories

A Look at History

I was saddened to read Tom Tellefson's obituary in a recent issue of the Town Crier. More...

New Concerns Regarding Lifesaving Blood Transfusions

Maintaining Your Health on Mackinac

About five million Americans receive blood transfusions every year, and the guidelines for donation from volunteers, and the screening for safety of blood and blood products, have been stringently updated, according to continuing oversight and rese More...

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