We Are Community for the week of Feb 26th, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are community 191 The Western Illinois Museum held an open house today, Sunday.  I attended for several reasons.  First the building that now houses the museum was the first location of Gentry-Bryant Ford when they moved to Macomb from

We Are Community for the week of Feb 19th, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 190 With spring coming soon, there are several events coming to the area.  There will be a fundraiser for medical bills for Donnie Switzer on March 16th at 5 pm at the First Baptist Church of Plymouth.

We Are Community for the week of Feb 5th, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are community 188 A friend and a cousin are in hospice care. Lost another high school class mate this week. Life is fragile.  Treasure each day. I look at Facebook each day and there are some things which stand

We Are Community for the week of Jan 29th, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 187 To say that January has been a challenge would be a gross understatement.  If memory serves correctly this all began about the 10th when I cancelled a doctor’s appointment due to impending road conditions.  Things just

We Are Community for the week of Jan 22nd, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 186 Have to keep telling myself that it is indeed Sunday and that I need to sit down and write this column.  Cannot be Sunday as we did not have church for the second Sunday in a

We Are Community for the week of Jan 15th, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 185 I’m really not afraid of many things but below zero weather is one thing that I am afraid of.   As a result, I try to keep pretty close tabs on the weather report when that is

We Are Community for the week of Jan 8th, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 184 Thoughts for the New Year. I woke up this morning-many did not.  I woke up in America-not Ukraine, Israel or Palestine.  I woke up in a warm home- many do not have a home.  I woke

We Are Community for the week of Jan 1st, 2024, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 183 Today is New Years Eve 2023.  As I sit down to write this, I think back on other New Years.  None particularly seems to stand out except for one in my life.  There was that one

We Are Community for the week of Dec 25th, 2023, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 182 “Tis the Season of Christmas 2023” was the greeting on this year’s Christmas letter.  Began that greeting a few years ago when I was writing a Christmas poem instead of a letter.  Worked well some years-2011

We Are Community for the week of Dec 18th, 2023, by Joyce Steiner

We Are Community 181 Some time ago I found a list of the 10 most important books one should read.  I had only read one of them so decided I had better get started.  Jayne Eyre was next on my