I’m Going to Be a Grandmother — Or Will I Be a Grannie? A Grandma? A Nana?

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall Help! My son Peter and his wife are about to transform Jon and me into grandparents. What shall I call myself? … [Read more...]

Wrestling With God on the Shores of Lake Michigan

By Barbara Falconer Newhall For years now, I've been dreaming of having a chance to read from "Wrestling with God" in Michigan -- where I grew up and … [Read more...]

Inside Pentwater’s Antler Bar — A Beer Too Many

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The one-woman road trip continues: I had some great stuff to post Saturday night -- photos of Lake Michigan sand and … [Read more...]

My One-Woman Road Trip Begins — Grosse Pointe to Pentwater

I jumped on a plane to Detroit the other day, rented a car and took off for a twelve-day, one-woman road trip up and down and across the state. First stop, … [Read more...]

Guest Post From Jon: Does “Under God” Belong in the Pledge of Allegiance?

Jon wrote this post a couple of years ago when a Federal Appeals Court ruled in favor of keeping "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance. I don't think Jon … [Read more...]