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Prop 1 – fix roads, but no more taxes

Prop 1 – fix roads, but no more taxes

I’ve had several readers ask me my position on Proposition 1, issue we will be expected to approve or disapprove on the May 5th ballot. As you probably already know…

Recovery and a sedentary lifestyle

Recovery and a sedentary lifestyle

I’m bored. I know, after scaring myself and my family with the first serious illness of my life just two weeks ago, I need to remember to be thankful, as…

Easter separates facts from fiction

Easter separates facts from fiction

This is the time of year when tale spinners come out of the woodwork with conspiracy theories about the authenticity of the resurrection of Christ. As always, when the dust…

Mom isn’t always right when it comes to flu

Mom isn’t always right when it comes to flu

Wouldn’t you know on the last day of winter it hit me- my first cold since winter began in December of 2014.  And man this cold has been a doozy.…

Take a little time to smell the roses

Take a little time to smell the roses

One of the things I brought home from the hospital with me Tuesday was a little ceramic angel, a gift from friends of son Don who have “been through and…

How Angela saved her church

How Angela saved her church

I was disappointed to learn that a once vibrant church was about to close.  Learning about those looming locked doors brought memories of days when that church had been one…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

NALA 070D15: Nala is an owner surrender that is a sweet girl that just wants to be in her loving, forever home.  Nala is house broken and good with children.…

Alzheimer’s finally gets the best of mom

Alzheimer’s finally gets the best of mom

It was less than five years when my father died suddenly. It was a great shock to my siblings and I, because he was very fit and healthy. Just a…

Your song can return

Your song can return

Solomon’s poetic portrayal of spring is about to be reenacted: “The winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the…

Senseless time change ought to be eliminated

Senseless time change ought to be eliminated

I think it’s time to give the boot to daylight saving time. That’s right, I don’t know about you, but the hour of lost sleep Sunday morning, and the driving…