Alpena Newshttp://www.thealpenanews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:30:56 EDTFri, 24 Oct 2014 17:30:56 EDT, my guilty pleasure,-my-guilty-pleasure.htmlI have a bit of an odd confession to make: I love sardines. <P> It's a recent love affair and a taste that admittedly took a few attempts to acquire. But here it is.Thu, 3 Jul 2014 14:29:01 EDTSpring is here (maybe) has finally sprung - more or less, anyway. We had a few nice days (emphasis on a few) but now we're having weeks on end of 40-degree days with rain. Cripes, it even snowed once.Thu, 1 May 2014 19:41:00 EDTThe madness is over just like that, March Madness is over. <P> For me, anyway. I suppose if you root for Wisconsin, Kentucky, Conneticut and Florida, it's still on. But my hope for a Michigan-Michigan State final faceoff was doubly dashed Sunday.Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:52:34 EDTThink warm thoughts weekend before last, I decided I wasn't going to let single-digit temps keep me inside, so I drove out to Chippewa Hills pathway and took a snowshoe hike.Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:05:51 EDTCougars, cats and coyotes (and what does the fox REALLY say),-cats-and-coyotes-(and-what-does-the-fox-REALLY-say).htmlDon't pet the cat backwards. Words of advice for any feline lover. Especially if it's a 100-pound cougar stalking through your hunting property.Thu, 7 Nov 2013 16:31:29 EDT