A Hunger for More: God will take care of you

A Hunger for More: God will take care of you

You may feel powerless right now in the face of the pandemic and impact that it has had socially and economically upon you and our society. You may fe...

March 26th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and His friend Lazarus

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and His friend Lazarus

Do you have a best friend? When I was young, I had a best friend named Cindy. She later moved away, but we had lots of fun together before that. Today...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Living in interesting times

Living in interesting times

There is an old curse which is, ironically, attributed to the Chinese. “ May you live in interesting times.” It can also be used as a posi...

March 25th, 2020 |  



Protecting Your Wallet in the World of COVID-19

Protecting Your Wallet in the World of COVID-19

Over the last month, our office has assessed all of its responsibilities so that it can work with consumers and our partners in state government to en...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Natural food is naturally suspect

Natural food is naturally suspect

Given the amount of preservatives most baby boomers have eaten over the course of our lives, we are not going to require embalming. We’re going ...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Words hurt – can fight and prevail

Words hurt – can fight and prevail

It’s difficult to keep up with all the missteps that so many make day after day as we face the coronavirus. I know many of my readers realize th...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Don’t tell me what to do

Don’t tell me what to do

We humans are complex creatures. We want what we want, we want to do what we want to do, and we resist anything to the contrary.One of my grandchildre...

March 24th, 2020 |  


It’s still OK to smile

It’s still OK to smile

Fifty years ago — April 1970 — I put on my first lab coat, white shirt, white pants and shoes. My name tag read; “Randy Riley –...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


What exactly is a Red Maple Tree?

What exactly is a Red Maple Tree?

As spring unfolds, the deep red blooms of red maple trees along the roadsides and in the woods really stand out. Withing days, the blooms fall onto th...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Blessings and jars of pickles

Blessings and jars of pickles

How are you?My former boss, and general manager of The Daily Sentinel, Charlene Hoeflich, made a habit out of greeting visitors to her desk with that ...

March 20th, 2020 updated: March 21st, 2020. |