Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
AnnaMae Sovick’s first graders at Schoolcraft Learning Community spent a semester learning all about food and why people eat what they eat. Then they wrote acrostic poems about their favorite foods. Charlene Zieman Sperle also helped with the project. Xavier Shipley was one of the first grade poetry and food students at Schoolcraft, besides writing and eating he likes to play the video game Minecraft.
Steve Downing has been a teacher, house painter, conflict mediator, musician, arts administrator, freelance writer, and has occasionally worked for money, too. He’s currently working as a contract consultant for Northern Community Radio. His home-base desk is adjacent to Scott Hall’s, where good ideas prosper with bad, and the skies are not cloudy all day.