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.

Not just for hunting

October 30, 2007 It’s a true friend who reminds you that your family is a little on the eccentric side.

Simply a fun day

October 29, 2007 Halloween will be here soon and I for one am excited. All-Hallow’s Eve is definitely one of my favorite holidays.


October 26, 2007 Dear editor: This is in response to Mr. Fulmer’s request for his office help to receive an $8,000 to $10,000 raise.