Letters

Letters 02-08-2016

Less Ageism, Please The January 4 issue of this publication proved to me that there are some sensible voices of reason in our community regarding all things “inter-generational.” I offer a word of thanks to Elizabeth Myers. I too have worked hard for what I’ve earned throughout my years in the various positions I’ve held. While I too cannot speak for each millennial, brash generalizations about a lack of work ethic don’t sit well with me...Joe Connolly, Traverse City

Now That’s an Escalation I just read the letter from Greg and his defense of the AR15. The letter started with great information but then out of nowhere his opinion went off the rails. “The government wants total gun control and then confiscation; then the elimination of all Constitutional rights.” Wait... what?! To quote the great Ron Burgundy, “Well, that escalated quickly!”

Healthy Eating and Exercise for Children Healthy foods and exercise are important for children of all ages. It is important for children because it empowers them to do their best at school and be able to do their homework and study...

Mascots and Harsh Native American Truths The letter from the Choctaw lady deserves an answer. I have had a gutful of the whining about the fate of the American Indian. The American Indians were the losers in an imperial expansion; as such, they have, overall, fared much better than a lot of such losers throughout history. Everything the lady complains about in the way of what was done by the nasty, evil Whites was being done by Indians to other Indians long before Europeans arrived...

Snyder Must Go I believe it’s time. It’s time for Governor Snyder to go. The FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the EPA Criminal Investigation Division are now investigating the Flint water crisis that poisoned thousands of people. Governor Snyder signed the legislation that established the Emergency Manager law. Since its inception it has proven to be a dismal failure...

Erosion of Public Trust Let’s look at how we’ve been experiencing global warming. Between 1979 and 2013, increases in temperature and wind speeds along with more rain-free days have combined to stretch fire seasons worldwide by 20 percent. In the U.S., the fire seasons are 78 days longer than in the 1970s...

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They're SugarKissed

Ross Boissoneau - December 10th, 2012

   

If you find yourself hungering for a sweet treat, Christine Burke has you covered.
    Actually, you can get your yogurt covered there, with any of a multitude of toppings. Or get a tasty sweet cupcake. Or a cookie, or even some tea to cleanse your palate with, so you can have some more desserts.
    It’s all available at SugarKissed, downtown Traverse City’s newest and, well, sweetest eatery.
    SugarKissed is Burke’s brainchild, a place that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. While it is becoming known for its rotating cast of yogurt flavors, Burke wants to make clear that it’s “more than just a yogurt store.” (She's pictured here with  baker Maeda Walton.)
    How much more? Burke actually seems proudest of her cupcakes, no doubt because they’re made in house by herself and her two bakers. She notes the key lime and peanut butter chocolate as two of the most popular, but points to a special berry flavor as one unique to the store.
    “It’s blueberry made with Light of Day tea,” she said.   
     
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