Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Grandma’s auction calls for homemade comfort food

Ever since Grandma’s death, I knew the auction was coming up. But then, you can’t really face it until it comes to reality. The...

No more “holiday” self-neglect

It was just Halloween last Wednesday. And Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away. Yesterday, I saw Christmas decorations in the stores. My head...

A new ‘pal’ for identifying garden plants

Want to know more about common yard and garden plants? Meet the new Purdue Plant ID Pal. The web-based resource is easy to use. 4-H...

A Joyful Noise … SUNDAY ON SATURDAY

SUNDAY ON SATURDAY To whoever stole my license plate, thanks. Actually, I don’t know if someone stole it, but neither the officer who stopped me nor I...

Funny Things Kids Say: Little boy has undercover surprise

The mother of Lucas, 3, overheard him ask his buddy, Marlin, also age 3, “What size underwear do you wear?” Marlin replied, “Paw Patrol!”...

The meaning of work

Work means different things to different people. Work can be very fulfilling. Work can be a source of satisfaction. Work can also mean drudgery...

Gloria is on a roll (cinnamon)

Good morning, the children are all sleeping so I’m seizing some quiet moments to get in touch with you. I’m writing in response to...

Time to get ready for winter

With outdoor gardening all but finished for the year, it’s time to get things ready for the harsh onslaught of winter — and for...

Time to Take a Devotional Break: DON’T WASTE YOUR WILDERNESS

DON’T WASTE YOUR WILDERNESS Although I love my days off — turning off the alarm before going to bed, choosing all my activities for the...

Teen Dating Violence

Statistics show that more and more teenagers are experiencing dating violence. What is dating violence? Dating violence is exactly what it sounds like. Violence...