Kate Parish

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Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love My love is rotten to the core Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love Just like I told you before, yeah before — Alex Van Halen, Edward Van Halen, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth Some songs trigger replays or even fantasies. Van Halen‘s Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love is one that places me on any number of Michigan’s infamous beaches; playing in the sand and surf while drinking Bell’s Oberon on a hot,… Read More

My dad celebrated his 83rd birthday Monday. At first glance, most take him for being in his late 60s. I believe his youthfulness results from his northern Italian ancestry as well as a lifetime of organic gardening, home cooking, activity, traveling and learning. In addition to sharing — with me — his enjoyment of sailing the Great Lakes, skiing and staying active, here are some lessons I have learned from him through the… Read More