Lifestyles Archive

The shining pearl of the senior center

The shining pearl of the senior center

Senior Center worker truly is a ‘friendly visitor’ After several minutes, Ruthie Aldolphson reached out to hold Pearl Schudlich’s hand. “If you’re nice to people, they will be nice to you,” Ruthie said softly to Pearl. “You’re one of them, sweetie. You’re just too sweet for words.” Ruthie, 86 of Eastlake, sat with her friendly […]

‘Never give up, never quit’

‘Never give up, never quit’

Quadruple amputee’s documentary to be shown at Vogue Theatre MANISTEE COUNTY — Shuffling through the shadows of the iron catwalk above him, the youthful explorer kept a watchful eye on the fisherman standing at the edge of “the big pier.” “Oh yeah, I’ve been to Manistee,” said Travis Mills. “I was 7 years old, maybe 8. I […]

DRAFT PICKS: Good seasonal beer

DRAFT PICKS: Good seasonal beer

In this week’s reviews I discuss a couple of super seasonal brews I’ve enjoyed over the past couple weeks. The “seasonal” thing can be a bit distracting, and even a bit disappointing for some beer drinkers. Let’s talk. Every brewer worth his or her salt is going to eventually need to produce a “seasonal” beer. […]