Sharon Kennedy

Sharon Kennedy: The Hay Fields of Tony Jarvie

The fragrant fields are quiet now. Tractors, rakes, tedders, balers, and hay wagons will get a rest and reprieve until once again called into service. Bales of timothy are stacked to the rafters and thousands more await the arrival of boxed semi-trucks that will carry them from the Upper Peninsula […]

Neville’s: A Superb Superette by Sharon Kennedy

Years ago Mom often shopped at Neville’s Superette on Ashmun Street in Sault Ste. Marie, MI especially when her brother, Steve Cottelit, requested short ribs. Uncle Steve lived across the road in the home their father built. Mom prepared the meal in her home, then walked through a forest of […]

Sharon Kennedy: A Traditional Barista Coffee House

The Dancing Crane Coffee House on Lakeshore Drive in Brimley is a special place in the Upper Peninsula. When owners, Jim and Cathy LeBlanc, opened their barista coffee shop 18 years ago, it received a warm welcome from the locals. Prior to COVID-19, friends would gather to drink coffee, have […]

Sharon Kennedy – Cole Brehm: A Young Entrepreneur

“My graphic design interest began when I was 13. Just for fun, I followed tutorials online and did projects for myself. So in a way, I have accidentally been training myself for an entrepreneurial job since I was just out of my pre-teens. I’m lucky I followed those tutorials and […]

Sharon Kennedy – Pickford’s Treasure: Sue Harrison

It isn’t often a small country town is home to a world-renown author, but Pickford in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is the exception. Sue Harrison is known and loved by the locals, not just because of her fame as an internationally acclaimed author, but because she is a kind, generous, thoughtful […]