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Visiting The Michigan State Capital

This past week I visited for the first time the Michigan State Capital building in Lansing. I was amazed at the beauty of the artwork in the building. The central dome in the main lobby is quite stunning, and a marvelous piece of architecture. I love the artistic thought that…

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Getting Caught in an Ice Storm

A few weeks ago Southwest Michigan had an ice storm pass through the region. Now, it is not uncommon to have a lot of snow and ice in this part of the country, so this is no surprise. However, this particular ice storm knocked out power for estimates of 60,000…

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A Candle Loses Nothing by Lighting Another Candle…

There is an old expression that ‘a candle loses nothing by lighting another candle’.  Sometimes we find our inspiration from others by seeing their courage, and we find that somehow our candle is also lit with courage.  In this marvelous age of the internet, we have grown to the ultimate…