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Letters From The Past – No 3

Letters from the PastNo. 3 Norfolk, VANovember 19, 1918 My Darling Helen,I have at hand another letter from you which I received yesterday. It found me well and in good health as usual. Yesterday, I and one of the other boys began making the rope fenders that I was telling […]

Letters from the Past – No 2

Letters from the PastNo. 2 Kake, AlaskaDec. 3, 1919 Dearest Helen, I am so sorry to hear of Ester’s death, how terrible it seems and those poor children and the father. But God knows best and His will be done so you must remember and be comforted. It is dark […]

Letters From The Past

I am introducing a new series that I am calling “Letters from the Past.” I love history, and I am a collector of “old things” like antiques, vintage letters, journals, and old stories. We can learn so much from revisiting the past, and I have to admit sometimes I feel […]

Timeless Beauty

I love antiques, old books, and letters. I love listening to our older generation that shares their wisdom and stories from the past. There is so much to learn from their history if only we would take the time to listen and imagine. I feel the same way about antiques. […]

Remembering the Karmelkorn Bakery

When I was growing up, my Dad worked at the Karmelkorn Bakery, in Sault, Michigan. I loved it when I was able to visit him there. As soon as I walked in the back door my stomach would rumble. The wonderful smell of cookies, cakes, pastries, and bread baking were […]

What’s in a Letter

I love writing letters and receiving letters in the mail. But it seems that it has turned out to be a lost art of sorts. With technology, people find it easier to email, call, text, and use social media to stay in touch with others, and to me, that seems […]

Yooper Life: For The Love of a Dog (Part 8)

I had just started plowing the driveway when my mom called and told me that my dad had seen a deer by Besteman’s sawmill. I figured I would hook up to the trailer then I could also plow moms driveway while I was there. I backed up to hook up, […]

Growing A Nester

By Laurie DavisEUP News Contributor My maternal grandmother was a nester. She didn’t have much in the way of money, but her heart was worth a pile of gold. Her house was old and a little decrepit, but she did the best she could with what she had. From the […]

Yooper Life: For the love of a Dog (Part 7)

You would think that picking up roadkill would be simple. I mean, how many people actually do that kind of stuff? Amazingly a lot. Time after time I would get a message or a call that there was a deer hit, get ready, hook up the trailer and head out […]

Yooper Life: For the love of a dog (Part 6)

Shortly after the large ice storm that went through in January I received another morning deer message. It was on M-129 so Steph and I headed out to pick it up. I Figured we could handle it since most had been does. But this time got our first spike horn! […]