Remaining thankful after Thanksgiving Day

Remaining thankful after Thanksgiving Day

As the Christmas holiday approaches, like so many others I find myself amazed at how quickly time passes. It seems like only a few weeks ago I was pic...

December 20th, 2019 |  


Consider Christ for good reason

Consider Christ for good reason

Officers barked directions. The sounds of doors being bashed in and the din of ransacking rumbled down the streets. Guttural wails of people reacted t...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Wanted: A cat-proof Christmas

Wanted: A cat-proof Christmas

I can see it in her playful wide golden eyes trimmed in bold black rims. The little black and white “cow cat” wants to destroy something j...

December 17th, 2019 |  



The season’s most valuable lesson

The season’s most valuable lesson

Every single parent’s story is complicated, because real life can be messy. Today, I’m blessed to be married and live in a wonderful home....

December 17th, 2019 |  


The dogged determination of ESA owners

The dogged determination of ESA owners

One journalism hazard is a bias that one’s argument is so obvious, so utterly logical there can be no cogent case against it. There is finally a...

December 16th, 2019 |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years (!) I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Christmas trees you can plant

Christmas trees you can plant

Many families we know have a yearly ritual of planting a live tree each Christmas, creating terrific windbreaks or landscape plantings that increase t...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


A morning of joy and thanks

A morning of joy and thanks

Since Thanksgiving Day this past Thursday, several people have asked me about the operation at Wendy’s that prepares and distributes 2,000 meals...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Years of Thanksgiving memories

Years of Thanksgiving memories

Over past Thanksgivings, I have read of some families who have been getting together for their annual Thanksgiving dinner for their 80th or 90th year....

November 28th, 2019 |  


Thanksgiving is disappearing

Thanksgiving is disappearing

It seems to me that our native-grown holiday known as Thanksgiving is slowly disappearing. Through the early years of our country various spontaneous ...

November 27th, 2019 |