Our small portion

November 22, 2006 This year while most families are picking out the traditional bird for stuffing and wondering what size they will need to feed their families, mine will be focused on a smaller portion — somewhe

M day has arrived

November 21, 2006 Disaster. If I had one word to describe the state of my new house following Saturday’s moving day, that would be it. It looks like a box company threw up on my pretty new carpet.

Reap what you sow

November 20, 2006 My 13-year-old son comes home from school almost every afternoon intent on discussing whatever it was he saw on the news that day.

Letter to the editor

November 17, 2006 Taxpayers’ paying for insurance ‘unheard of’ Dear editor:

Seeds of forecasting

November 16, 2006 About three weeks ago, a letter from Jean McCracken of Sidney arrived. When I opened it, three seeds wrapped in paper fell out.

It’s not Christmas yet

November 15, 2006 I remember when the Christmas season wasn’t official until the day after Thanksgiving.

Embrace family diversity

November 15, 2006 Thanksgiving is one of those gathering-the-family-all-together type of holidays. I love my family. I love the idea of family togetherness.