Jan Stafford Kellis
It’s All Relative

It’s All Relative

It’s All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine by Wade RouseMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Wade Rouse takes the reader on a year-long journey through holidays large and small, sharing his experiences in his signature self-deprecating way.  The book progresses from New Year’s…

Memorable Memoirs

I just finished reading two memoirs, each one interesting and completely different from the other. The first one I read was Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs by Heather Lende, which takes place in Haines, Alaska. We just returned from a visit to Haines in August, and…

UP Fashion Show

UP Fashion Show



I attended the 2nd annual Easter Upper Peninsula Fine Arts Council Fashion Show today, where two of our charter-member Bookworms (Jean & Janelle) were modeling fabulous ensembles from local clothing stores.

In a town as small as ours, it’s necessary to play many roles. Jean & Janelle have both acted in local productions and participated in the fashion show. Bravo!

Now it’s time to go shopping.

PS, in case you wondered, not a shred of flannel was in sight at this magnificent UP fashion show.