Sharon Kennedy – The Life of a Writer

Why does Donny Brunner of Sault Ste. Marie always have a smile on his face? It’s because of his wife, Sharon Brunner, noted author, avid hiker, and the sweetest woman he’s ever met. And anyone who reads Sharon’s books will agree she’s a talented writer who knows how to create […]

Three area teams make the postseason

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                              “The Game” ESPN 1400                                                                                               thegamesportsshow.podbean.com Three Eastern Upper Peninsula football teams have qualified for the postseason, while one team is on the outside looking in. Pickford, Newberry, and Rudyard will participate in this week’s playoffs in 8-Player Division 1. Rudyard topped Pickford in overtime, 20-14, for their […]

Sharon Kennedy: Surviving What We Consume

I remember as if yesterday the conversation I had with my then-husband in 1972. It was a Saturday morning and we were preparing breakfast in the kitchen of our home on Rosemont Street in Detroit. My words went something like this: “Since cancer affects so many people, the cause must […]

Sharon Kennedy: The Couple behind U.P. Tire

Thirty-seven years ago I moved back to Sault Ste. Marie from the Detroit area. While having coffee with my sister one morning, I told her that my rusty old Volvo was in need of tires. Jude said there was only one place in town to go and that was U. […]

US Border to reopen, Eagles league play possible at the Pullar?

By Scott Nason                                                                                                                                                              “The Game” ESPN 1400 thegamesportsshow.podbean.com The Biden Administration announced Wednesday morning that it will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. The […]

When You Need a Friend- A Devotion

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) As a young person, I always had a lot of friends. Life was […]

Sharon Kennedy: A Letter from My Uncle, 1969

“But I like the Great North. Each season holds something special. It might be a soft snowfall, a grey morning with a storm brewing, clearing skies and a dig out after a snowstorm, or maybe the sparkle of a million diamonds on a cold crisp morning as the winter sun […]

Throw Me A Life Ring – A Devotion

“Reach down from heaven and rescue me; rescue me from deep waters, from the power of my enemies.” – Psalm 144:7 (NLT) The day was sunny, warm, and gorgeous. It was one of those beautiful days that made taking a walk along the waterfront eye inspiring. I paused as I […]

Life After Loss – A Devotion

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” – Isaiah 43:2 (NIV) There is something about […]

Empty Words and Promises – A Devotion

“It is better to say nothing than to make a promise and not keep it.” – Ecclesiastes 5:5 (NLT) If I could pass on something meaningful, a tidbit of wisdom, or a thought to be perused, I would tell others not to make empty promises. An empty promise is a […]