Hats off to this CD

November 15, 2007 Charles Weedon Westover was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Dec. 30, 1934, and really rocked the world with his music in the 1960s and ’70s.

Honey as liquid gold?

November 13, 2007 My mother e-mailed me an article last week about the potential health benefits of using local honey, especially for people with allergies and asthma.

Casting stones

November 12, 2007 In 1999 the Arkansas child welfare board banned gay people from becoming foster parents. They even went as far to say that children would be better off in orphanages.

‘Kristal’ clear

November 7, 2007 The young woman looked familiar. But, even after making introductions and chatting with her for a few moments, exactly where I knew her from still escaped me.

Decorating mistakes

November 6, 2007 I am a big fan of decorating shows. In fact, HGTV is one of my favorite channels (along with Discovery, Discovery Health and TLC).

Motherhood = troublehood

November 5, 2007 It is still amazing to me, even after being a mother for 14 years, how three children who live in the same house with the same parents and the same rules can all be completely 100 percent opposites of

Plagues discredited ‘gods’

November 1, 2007 As many times as I read the stories of the plagues inflicted against the Pharoah of Egypt and that country’s inhabitants in Biblical times, you’d think I would’ve caught on.