Summer flavors and more
September 18, 2013 Being involved in a farmers market requires more than just two or three hours of time each week. For those who sell craft items, they keep busy designing new creations. more »»
An apple a day and...
September 18, 2013 The apple orchards are open and now is the season for cooking and baking with tasty, fresh apples. more »»
It’s been a decade since...
September 14, 2013 I’m coming up on 10 years of my diagnosis of a congenital heart defect. I remember several of the events that led up to it. Early on a Saturday morning, the low coolant light went off in my dash. more »»
Sleep and School
September 11, 2013 This fall there have been several items in the print media and on television about the benefits of late starts for schools. The late start refers to the time of day when classes star. more »»
A meat legend
September 9, 2013 Part II: By the end of the war, the U.S. Army alone had purchased 150 million pounds of Spam, which meant that 90 percent of this product was going to the military. more »»
Lost in Omaha
September 4, 2013 The poem, which originally appeared in an 1869 edition of Harper’s Magazine, warned travelers to avoid a particular city. more »»
Seems like yesterday
September 4, 2013 When the kids were small, I thought it would be a very long time before I’d find myself enjoying some “me time.” Even taking a quick soak in the bath tub was considered a luxury. more »»
The versatile tomato
September 4, 2013 If you garden or frequent the farmers market, you can tell that the tomato season is here! It takes awhile to get those tomato plants to produce, but once they do, they usually produce an abundant... more »»
Editor's column: My, oh Miley!
August 31, 2013 What are little boys made of? What are little boys made of? Slugs and snails And puppy-dogs’ tails, That’s what little boys are made o. more »»
Time for bifocals?
August 31, 2013 Lately I’ve been lifting up my glasses in order to see print close up. It’s been happening the last couple of months especiall. more »»
A brief lesson on words
August 28, 2013 The title to the sermon a couple of weeks ago was printed as “Who(m) do you trust?” Sure enough, after the close of the service, the pastor mentioned that the title was listed in that way because of... more »»
Back to school
August 28, 2013 Cries of anguish are echoing across this great land of ours, all because of the three little words “back to school.” At least that’s how it was for me. more »»
Eat to compete
August 28, 2013 Eating a well-balanced diet is one of the most important things you can do to promote optimal performance. more »»
High school reunion
August 26, 2013 Part II: The following was also written by Gwen and sums up the feelings of the attendees. more »»
Catching up with a friend
August 24, 2013 The last time I had seen my friend Michele was on her wedding day back in May of 2009. At the time, she was living in the Salt Lake City are. more »»