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” …

Bacon grease and butter tubs

November 28, 2016 Lacy Mitchell Throwing away things that no longer serve their intended purpose is easy when you have very little space …

Pizza on a stranger

November 21, 2016 Lacy Mitchell We all seemed to be in the rush that night. I just wanted my pizza, glass bottle of …

Can we recover from 2016?

November 17, 2016 Joseph Price Let’s face it, the outcome of this election was going to divide people across the U.S. no matter …