Even though she didn't like poetry in her younger years, Rockford-native Christine Swanberg developed a passion for the craft later in life. Step into her journey from novice to award-winning poet. ...

Janine Pumilia remembers her sister, Linda, and the good she did during her life. ...

Each month, from January through August, Starline Factory's juried art show draws hundreds of visitors. Discover the dynamics behind this elite art attraction. ...

Even in the swing of our hectic modern lifestyles, it's occasionally important to simply relax and rejuvenate. This winter, executive editor Janine Pumilia ponders the joys of a little quiet time. ...