Paying attention

January 5, 2017 As we wind down our Christmas break, I take a big sigh of relief in knowing that our decorations (both inside and out) are …

Cooking up some memories

December 23, 2016 Angelia Roberts It was just a few days before Christmas and Dad had arrived home to find Mom in tears.

Making do with ice box soup

December 14, 2016 Tony McGuffey As the oldest child of working parents, my mother had the foresight to teach me (at the tender …

The message of Christmas

December 13, 2016 Andrea Bruner Yes, that was our family with the little blond-headed girl in the back pew wiggling around and asking …

Grinch classic turns 50

December 12, 2016 Lacy Mitchell You’ve got your Charlie Brown Christmas. You have Rudolph, Frosty, Santa Claus coming to town. They’re the animated …

Finding something to smile about

December 6, 2016 Andrea Bruner Getting my child to smile on command has always been iffy. There were times I had to “trick” …