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Rural Michigan Pickleball

By Christopher Mulder, Great Lakes Energy Cooperative Member My mom was a trendsetter when she picked up and started to share her newfound pickleball game...

Sunken Treasure

By Bob Wilson, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member My family has owned a summer cottage on Lake Charlevoix since 1941, and just down the...

Always Do the Right Thing

By David Van Horn, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member My father, James Van Horn, was a very quiet man. I have no memory of...

At One with Plants

by Rik Cryderman, a Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op member She was seldom seen without an apron and seldom seen not working. She was...

Spring Gardening

By Kris Rigling, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member One of my fondest memories growing up was coming home from school in the spring on the...

Reflections On Our Pond

By Kathy Fila, a Great Lakes Energy Cooperative member Our 24-year-old son came over today with youthful enthusiasm and energy, claiming he would get the pond...

Nature Memories

Growing up, our family always kept a flower garden. It was filled with roses, dahlias, and peonies. The Peace rose was my dad’s favorite....

The Salted Christmas Goose

On Christmas Day, Ma always got up first and stuffed the Christmas goose. This year was no different. She stuffed the goose and salted...

First Time Bow Hunting with Dad

Every fall, I have the same warm and wonderful memory of my first year of bow hunting with my dad. My dad put me...

Coon Hunt

My dad had 17 coon hounds and a war surplus Willys Jeep (circa 1940s). It had a canvas top, a windshield, and no doors....

Breads & Muffins Due by Aug. 1

Share your favorite “Breads & Muffins” recipe with us by July 1 and you could win a $100.00 credit on your electric bill. Plus,...