I’m not sure I agree

I’m not sure I agree

There are so many choices for news and information these days that it is rather confusing what to believe and what not to believe.I heard an ad for a ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


… And all that jazz

… And all that jazz

I have always taken pride in the fact that I appreciate many types of music. While my musical preference has always rested in the country field, I als...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Long ago and far, far away

Long ago and far, far away

At some point in our lives, we all have experienced a serendipity. A serendipity is defined by the Cambridge English Dictionary as, “finding int...

April 15th, 2019 |  



There’s no time for regrets

There’s no time for regrets

The finest stories begin with, “Once upon a time,” and end with “lived happily ever after.”Most stories in real life fall some...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Grandmothers to granddaughters

Grandmothers to granddaughters

Some of my favorite childhood memories were of my grandmothers. Those two sweet ladies just loved to fuss over us whenever we visited.Mamaw Bridges li...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Celebrating women around the globe

Celebrating women around the globe

“Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long...

March 8th, 2019 |  


And the award goes to…

And the award goes to…

Another Academy Awards show has come and gone and, for the 15th year in a row, I correctly predicted the Best Picture winner.Once again, the award for...

March 1st, 2019 |  


When snow falls, there are no right answers

When snow falls, there are no right answers

Welcome to winter in Miami County, that glorious time of year when schoolchildren become expert meteorologists and our school superintendents become e...

February 25th, 2019 |  


Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

Here’s to you, Mr. Robinson

One of my childhood heroes, Frank Robinson, died last week.Frank’s name might not be all that familiar to young people today. But to me back in ...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Help and hope for your nerves

Help and hope for your nerves

A friend sat outside the school one day after recess, breathing hard, trembling, and the fear in his eyes was disconcerting.The other kids, his classm...

February 12th, 2019 |