I had resigned myself to be done – that after 15 years of jumping in Lake Michigan every month of the year, that my run of invigorating dives were over. And so, I began telling people that this October would be the first month in 188 that I did not jump in. I felt a […]
Leaf Day was a success this year at Cherry Republic. In northern Michigan the weather on Friday started out sketchy – many of the area football games were played in rain, sleet and snow. However, as the hours closed in on our new holiday, the weather became much better. When Monday arrived, it was a […]
Morning light shining down on the Kelderhouse home
This joyful occasion is dedicated to the first bounty in over 50 years, we’ve planned this dinner to celebrate Jim Kelderhouse’s organization known as the Port Oneida Community Association. Proceeds from the dinner will go to the Port Oneida Community Association. We will raise a gracious toast […]
What should citizens do on Leaf Day? Dress up? Give gifts? Hide Baskets? Make a big dinner? Those are all too much work. How about do nothing. How about a purposeless day? A day to just reflect on the beauty of nature?
Leaf Day was created by Cherry Republic to celebrate the amazing colors of […]
Our True Cherry Pie. Simple and delicious.
They fly off the shelves as quickly as we can bake them. It’s become one of our signature products. But few people enjoying a slice of our True Cherry Pie on a balmy summer’s day know of the desperate 40-mile journey through the teeth of the worst blizzard […]
A speaker at a TEDx event in Traverse City said that the average child from his African homeland walked to school 10 miles. After I heard this fact, I couldn’t help but think of Steph and I walking to school with our two young boys. Colebrook, a kindergartener and Hawthorn, a preschooler. A couple weeks […]