You Have The Right To…
December 13, 2015 According to the Constitution of the United States, citizens of this country are guaranteed a number of rights, many of them we hear about often as we watch television police dramas, many some feel... more »»
What Is In A Song?
December 13, 2015 Yesterday something happened in our church that could probably only have happened in a small congregation. more »»
December 12, 2015 During my first Christmas season as a reporter, I was assigned a story about a shortage of volunteers to ring the bell for The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaig. more »»
Pet Books That Will Bring You To Tears
December 12, 2015 I’ve just finished reading “Reporting for Duty: True Stories of Wounded Veterans and Their Service Dogs,” by Tracy Libby, i-5 Publishing, LLC $29.95 hardcover. This book is physically gorgeou. more »»
There Is A Season
December 9, 2015 “To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is a season, turn, turn, turn. And a time to every purpose under heaven. A time to gain, a time to lose. A time to rend, a time to se. more »»
Christmas Customs In Small Town USA
December 6, 2015 Christmas customs in small town U.S.A. have not really changed all that much in the last 30 years or so. The customs that we hold near and dear are much the same. more »»
Patriarchy Reigns ... On The Potty?
December 6, 2015 Oh boy. The feminists are at it again. So far, they’ve won a woman’s right to vote, equal pay, same-sex marriage — an impressive trophy case. Now they’re taking on the patriarchy’s next stronghold. more »»
Why Are Some People So Mean?
December 6, 2015 How come you’re so mean? What makes you so mean? Have you ever had those thoughts, those feelings about anyone in particular? Perhaps a family member, a work colleague or someone you’ve observed fro... more »»
December 5, 2015 I saw an article this week on RollingStone.com about all of the shootings that have happened this year in the United States. more »»
Advent Begins This Weekend
November 29, 2015 This weekend the season of Advent in the Christian church will begin. What exactly is the advent season? It is the four Sundays that immediately precede Christmas Day. more »»
November 28, 2015 Earlier this month, my sister asked me if I’d like to run in a Turkey Trot on Presque Isle in Erie on Thanksgiving Day. “I don’t know,” I kept telling her. more »»
November 25, 2015 I have always loved Thanksgiving, but not always for the right reasons. When I was a kid, I always focused on the gathering of relatives and the awesome turkey my mom made. more »»
Time, Once Again, To Be Thankful
November 22, 2015 I like to think that I am what I am today, I have what I have today and what I’m able to do and have done in my life has been through hard work, perseverance, sometimes stubbornness and determination. more »»