#MomLife columnist Steph Hightree writes, “I love being a mother and a wife. I am happy to take care of my family. But I am also going to learn how to say no more often to allow for some me time.”
“A Retrospective of 22 Years at the Oaks,” a collection of artworks by Professor Michael Northrop, is now on display in the Flora Kirsch-Beck Art Gallery on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.
Sow Good Seeds columnist Deborah Haak-Frost writes, “I don’t know if chipmunks feel gratified by their stores of food after busy days of harvesting, but I definitely feel a sense of satisfaction as I watch the metamorphosis from piles of vegetables on my counter to containers in the freezer or jars in the basement.”
WSV Columnist and psychotherapist Charles Thomas writes, “I’ve met more than a few people in my life who believe counseling and psychotherapy are nothing more than a big pile of steaming horse (radio edit). And honestly, I understand why some people feel that way.”
Carol Higgins of Mendon Township writes that no one has “the right to enact legislation to force me to believe and behave the same as you about reproductive choice.”
Ken Peterson, MAJ USA (Ret.), of Buchanan urges fellow Michigan residents to vote “Yes” on Michigan Proposal 3, Right to Reproductive Freedom Initiative.
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast! For their Halloween episode, your hosts have chosen to cover one of the only decent spooky movie sequels made in recent history: Adam Wingard’s 2016 sequel to the Blair Witch Project: Blair Witch!
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast! It’s October, and your hosts are here to deliver with a film that they have accidentally deemed “SpiFi” in dedication of spooky month: Richard Kelly’s 2001 genre-bending cult hit, Donnie Darko!
Watershed Voice columnist Charles Thomas imagines what C.S. Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters” would look like if instead of trying to damn “the patient” to hell, the two demons at the center of the story tried to create the worst mental health in that patient. So if you’re looking to improve your mental health, stop listening to those inner demons, and go for a walk.
Michigan Advance’s Rick Haglund ponders whether state and federal funding for automakers is “a critical public-private partnership needed to save the planet from greenhouse gas-spewing internal combustion engines, and reduce dependence on Chinese-made batteries and computer chips? Or is it corporate welfare gone wild?”
Watershed Voice Food Columnist Beca Welty recently visited Deadlift Coffee Company’s new location for the first time, and left with plenty to say.
Ken Peterson, MAJ USA (Ret.), of Buchanan urges fellow Michigan residents to vote “Yes” on Proposal 2 (Promote the Vote).
Andy Anderson of Dowagiac, a self-described lifelong Republican, explains why he’s voting for a Democrat in the Michigan 5th Congressional District race.
Watershed Voice columnist Steph Hightree writes about mental health and parenting in this week’s #MomLife.
Watershed Voice’s resident food reviewer Beca Welty returns with a look at downtown Three Rivers’ newest addition, Useless Creatures Brewing Company.
Ken Peterson, MAJ USA (Ret.), of Buchanan gives “kudos to President Biden, Congressional Democrats, and a few Congressional Republicans” for a variety of legislation passed in recent years.
Anne Kuhnen argues, “While the current landscape certainly provides more questions than answers, the existing research on economic development programs should make us wary of claims that Opportunity Zones will change the trajectory of struggling communities.”
Hailey Colpitts of Vandalia explains why she is running for Cassopolis Public Schools Board of Education as a write-in candidate in November.