The People I Meet

Jeannie Sanders Spices up Life – Literally Last autumn, I had the opportunity to speak with Jeannie Sanders of Schoolcraft, Michigan.  Jeannie and her husband, Leonard, own Sandershire Seasonings.  They grow their own herbs for seasoning blends, teas and artisanal vinegars – without pesticide. And boy, she has a gift for creating blends – my […]

Start to Finish – Part 3

Third generation farm family raises crops and serves them in their restaurant Dan Schultz © 2018 Brian Powers Photography How did TCBC start? Bill Schultz traveled to Europe in 2010 and 2012 and discovered a thriving hard cider business. He came home, did some homework and found a promising market. Bill proposed an idea to […]

Still Ripping

Renae Baumgart is still at it: ripping things to bits. Last year, I had the pleasure of speaking with and writing about the talented artist, Renae Baumgart.  These days, besides having art featured in West Michigan shops, Renae’s rip art headed North – to Aki on Mackinac Island. Recently, she started creating new miniature art: […]

The People I Meet

Renae…She Likes to Rip Things My writing journey sometimes leads me to craft fiction.  Other days, nonfiction essays.  And many times, profiles of people.  Speaking of profiles, this statement arises when people ask about my profession:  “I bet you meet lots of interesting people.” And I do.  And Renae Baumgart (the smiling lady above) is one […]