Celebrating special milestones

Celebrating special milestones

This weekend marks a milestone for me — it’s my eighth anniversary writing articles for the Sunday paper. It’s been such a privilege...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Food fights continue

Food fights continue

Ever since I wrote about the grocery battles between rice and cauliflower folks, I’ve been highly aware of some strange food news around our gre...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Pushing back against cancer

Pushing back against cancer

Cancer is a Goliath when it comes to diseases. The rest of us are mere Davids, and all too often, we feel like we forgot to bring our slingshots. Acco...

March 6th, 2019 |  



A rice by any other name

A rice by any other name

Last year, I began to notice that folks in the food (grocery) industry have started to go mad. At first, I passed it off as an odd occurrence, and not...

February 27th, 2019 |  


A bad idea now and then

A bad idea now and then

Those of you who regularly read my column know that husband has great ideas. Usually.For example, many years ago, we remodeled our kitchen. He wanted ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Accepting each other’s senior moments

Accepting each other’s senior moments

My husband and I gave each other special gifts for Valentine’s Day. It was acceptance of one another’s senior moments.It started last week...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Politeness ‘virtually’ disappearing

Politeness ‘virtually’ disappearing

For a long time, I’ve been concerned about the erosion of civility and courtesy in our world. I don’t see it so much in day-to-day, real-p...

February 6th, 2019 |  


Read the fine print

Read the fine print

For most of my adult life, I’ve encountered written instructions that are either overly-obvious or just beg to be disobeyed. This is why, despit...

January 30th, 2019 |  


Learning from other’s blunders

Learning from other’s blunders

Everybody’s had an embarrassing moment or done something that, in retrospect, was not as well thought-out as it might have been. I know I have m...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


One good deed goes a long way

One good deed goes a long way

There’s a lot going on in the world these days that can make a person disgruntled, disturbed, upset, or downright depressed. A lot of what’...

January 16th, 2019 |