Life’s Lessons

What do you have planned for today? And what if, as so often happens, today seems to sprout wings and fly by without getting that task accomplished?So...

May 30th, 2019 |  


Remembering the real Memorial Day

Remembering the real Memorial Day

I’ve become a stickler about some things after years of editing stories for newspapers and summing them up for a headline. Maybe that’s wh...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

I guess it’s about time to bring you up to date on Kelly and her latest quirks. Yes, quirks!At 10 and a half years of age, she is exhibiting som...

May 23rd, 2019 |  



Support Habitat for Humanity

January of this year my house flooded because the pipes froze. This caused major damage to my home and my things .We have been repairing our home ever...

May 21st, 2019 |  


The many years I lived hundreds of miles from my mother, I always tried to get home for Mother’s Day. I don’t remember if I always made it...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

We needed to make another trip to West Virginia after not seeing my cousins since the memorial service for their mother before Christmas. So we determ...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

Just 10 days before Christmas, we were in West Virginia for a memorial service which was to be held late that afternoon. As the time worked out, we ne...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

Today’s language, at least that of older adults, is peppered with colloquialisms dating back to earlier, simpler times.Some of those sayings are...

April 26th, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

Scripture admonishes us to “…love your neighbor as yourself.” This is found in Matthew 22:39 as well as in other New Testament sites...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Life’s Lessons

I don’t watch a lot of television. With my rather severely impaired hearing, the challenge to understand most shows is greater than the satisfac...

April 11th, 2019 |