Introducing Member Joy Center

YOOPtopia in Action Member Joy Center is a creative sanctuary for body.mind.spirit, nestled in a wooded corner of Ishpeming, MI. As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “It’s a happy talent to know how to play.” Vivacious owner Helen Haskell Remien will make you feel right at home, whether you’re dipping in as a first-time attendee, …

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A Backpack with Wings

Kim Nixon Hainstock There is a young seven-year-old girl walking across a fallen log, her arms stretched from her side as she balances. She has a denim jacket and a bright red backpack and she’s walking with such confidence you know her backpack has wings. She is flying. Everything she needs is in that pack. …

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