Columns

Cheese Cookies

December 7, 2018

All this time and I did not know how to make a pâte à choux. All this French and I didn’t even  know what the term means: “pastry of cabbage,” so named because when cooked, these puffs of dough are supposed to represent ...

Clean the snow off your vehicle or face legal wrath

December 7, 2018

By Marie E. Matyjaszek Winter in Michigan sparks a variety of interesting human behavior –motorists driving like they’ve never seen snow before; others bundling up like they’re about to trek to the North Pole; and impatient drivers who decide ...

Blogging: The gift that keeps on giving

December 7, 2018

By Traci R. Gentilozzi It can sometimes be difficult to come up with new topics for a  blog. But the truth is, you don’t always need to publish brand-new blog content. If you blog regularly, you already have a treasure chest full of ideas at ...

Artist's way of life reflected in a gift that keeps on giving

December 7, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Her epitaph was her way of life: “Here lies one doubly blessed. She was happy and she knew it.” I like that, just as I have always enjoyed each visit to her nature sanctuary on the Betsie River. It is a ...

'Making the pain the same'

December 7, 2018

Will uniform bar exam ever come to Michigan? By Otto Stockmeyer On October 29, the Michigan Board of Law Examiners posted the names of 451 law graduates who passed the July 2018 Michigan Bar Examination.  Congratulations one and all! Wouldn’t ...

Documentary gives 'Queen' her just due

December 7, 2018

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Early in my newspaper career, I had the misfortune of reporting on two embezzlement cases, the likes of which a certain small town had never seen. One involved the fleecing of a local chamber of commerce by its trusted ...