The People I Meet

The Schultz family: Taking food from their farm.. and serving it at their restaurant. © 2017 Encore Publications/Brian Powers © 2018 Brian Powers Photography Many are familiar with the farm-to-table movement…but how about farm-to-business-table? The Schultz family of Schultz Fruitridge Farm in Mattawan, Michigan, does just that. At their third generation farm, they grow the […]

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 […]