Something To Say

October 22, 2019

Well, we certainly are having A Month.

The ups and downs of last week alone, particularly if you’re among the womenfolk in this country, was a doozy. Women were reminded, again, that having something to say, having something to stand up for in 2019, means you’re having ...

October 11, 2019

Between the Ukraine, an impeachment inquiry and the climate crisis, not to mention (GASP!) motorized vehicles on Mackinac Island, sometimes it’s okay to turn up the music and enjoy the ride to school with a little positivity. 

As a woman still sporting the scars of a si...

September 11, 2019


The super entertaining HBO series “Succession” is back for a second season.

Like many of you, including a viewership in the Upper Peninsula I was not expecting, I am here for it.

Heard of it, but haven’t watched it? I’d describe it as a “House of Cards” for the med...

August 14, 2019

The people who are keeping us from being better? They won’t be around forever. And coming down the pike? That would be Generation Alpha, the most senior among them was born in 2010. They’re into diversity, inclusion, equality, and education.

July 24, 2019

When I read the “go back” tweets from Trump on July 14, one of the first things my mind conjured up was a John McCain town hall gathering from his 2008 presidential campaign. Maybe I have a thing for duality?

July 10, 2019

That’s correct; reading is supposed to be fun! After all, you’re not staring at your computer screen. You are, in fact, conjuring up the scene on a page in your head. How cool is that? Personally, I’m a really big fan of fiction. Over the last several summers, I’ve fou...

June 20, 2019

So those “boring shows” about food and square footage that we turned to in an effort to avoid those overly sexualized series and commercials? What if they ended up providing our kid with lessons about our commonality as humans?

June 5, 2019

Remember what Madeleine Albright had to say about women supporting women?

I do.

In February 2016, at a campaign event for then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state said, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help...

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Amy Bailey was a member of the Michigan Capitol Press Corps from 2000-2006. She lives and works in Green Bay, Wisconsin, with her husband, son and an easily excitable Australian Shepherd named Max. Amy's guest column, Something to Say, publishes periodically. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.