Thursday, December 13, 2018

A Joyful Noise …THE GIFT

THE GIFT Simon felt glass crunch under his foot. He saw a shattered Christmas bulb. And he smiled. He twisted his heel, giggling as he grinded the sky-blue...

Funny Things Kids Say: Granddaughter savors a peachy time

When granddaughter, Nora, was about 5, she was practicing riding a bike ...

Social Entertaining

  (Part two of two parts) Last week’s column focused on “Family Entertaining”, especially for the holidays. This week’s column will take a closer look at...

Adult children

Most of us know what minor children need from a parent and from a family. Most parents of minor children are struggling to meet...

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...

First-ever ‘Victorious’ will launch April 30

To honor the fight against cancer in the Wells County community ...

Pussy willow thrives in well-drained soil

Q: I am writing about a pussy willow tree I planted in my backyard in early August 2018. I have wanted one for some...

Funny Things Kids Say: Color my world with love

Alessandra, 3, was in the back seat and asked Grandmother Vi where they were going. “Home to the farm,” Vi answered. “Your coming to...

A Joyful Noise … THE CROSS STILL STANDS

THE CROSS STILL STANDS The world is scheduled to end — again — today. Either senators will confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the newest Supreme Court justice...

Funny things Kids Say: Children learn to give in many ways

When our first child was born, my husband’s twin brother, Jerry, gave us a wooden plaque that I treasure to this day. It states,...