In other words, ask

In other words, ask

At this point in time, Terry and I have nine grandbabies. My interaction with them reveals that most of them do not pay much attention to me when they...

March 12th, 2020 |  


Women’s History Month: How many can you name?

Women’s History Month: How many can you name?

My question in the title refers to famous American women, women who’ve made an important difference in our country as we continue to celebrate W...

March 10th, 2020 |  


Deer urine on aisle five

Deer urine on aisle five

It appears our lives revolve around four things. Eating, shopping, working and sleeping.In recent years I began noticing that when we begin planning a...

March 10th, 2020 |  



Lessons from a shopping cart

Lessons from a shopping cart

The next time you shop at Aldi, you might get something unexpected: Positive human interaction with strangers.If you haven’t shopped at the groc...

March 6th, 2020 |  


Nurse Ratchet cracked down on me, again

Nurse Ratchet cracked down on me, again

The list of foods I can no longer eat has reached a critical point these days for me. Recently, foods high in potassium are causing serious side-affec...

March 5th, 2020 updated: March 5th, 2020. |  


Spring clean your garden

Spring clean your garden

As we walk around the yard on some of our nicer days, we walked by some of our flower beds where the snow had finally melted. It is amazing how many l...

March 4th, 2020 |  


Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

Just because you can doesn’t mean you should

Recently I was reminded that just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should! This came to mind as I was listening to some young adult...

March 3rd, 2020 |  


Par for the course? Hardly

Par for the course? Hardly

Golfing in one of the stupidest games I’ve ever played.I am not an athlete. I’ve never been an athlete. Anyone who has ever played golf wi...

March 2nd, 2020 |  


We indeed reap what we sow

We indeed reap what we sow

Editor’s Note: We’re happy to report that former weekly columnist Pat Haley has submitted the first of his “periodic” columns ...

February 28th, 2020 |  


Girl Scouts, yes or no?

Girl Scouts, yes or no?

She was my neighbor, a cute little thing who interviewed me once about my favorite movie. At the time, I liked “Thelma and Louise.” And I ...

February 28th, 2020 updated: February 28th, 2020. |