America has gone nuts

July 7, 2015 Rick Baber“Into Focus” After typing the title, I simply sat and stared at it for a while, hands …

My shelf runneth empty

July 6, 2015 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” The stained, wooden three-tiered shelf my father built so many years ago hangs on my bathroom …

The importance of Independence Day

July 2, 2015 Tom Purcell, Freelance Writer “Beer, family gatherings and fireworks! Gosh, I love the Fourth of July!” “Ah, yes, you …

Kids tell it like it is

July 2, 2015 Camille Nesler “Outside the Box” On the way home from church the other evening, my 12-year-old loudly announced to everyone …

‘Berry, berry’ good

July 2, 2015 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” The trees hanging over the narrow country road gave the illusion of driving through a …