Daniel talks turkey

Daniel talks turkey

Editor’s Note: Gloria’s husband, Daniel, filled in this week. We’ll hear from Gloria next week.To all of you far and near, a lot of ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Three ways to safely thaw and cook frozen turkey

Three ways to safely thaw and cook frozen turkey

It’s my first time hosting Thanksgiving, but I’m not sure when I should start thawing the turkey or even how to thaw it — what do I ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Ready or not, here it comes

Ready or not, here it comes

The final countdown has begun. Now listen up, folks I’m serious. I’ve been at you for two weeks now with gentle and not-so-gentle reminder...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Trapped in ‘a man’s world’

Trapped in ‘a man’s world’

Things fall apart, the center cannot hold …The “man’s world” I grew up is shattering into fragments of shame, contrition and d...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Do you love the Lord? Do you, really?

Do you love the Lord? Do you, really?

As I was thinking about what to write for this week, I thought about this: how many times do we make a decision on Sunday morning not to go to church?...

November 16th, 2017 |  


As the cookie crumbles, so do my excuses

As the cookie crumbles, so do my excuses

Several weeks ago, I was at home alone when the doorbell rang. I answered the door to find representatives from a local Girl Scout troop doing what th...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Protecting the pensions Ohio retirees earned

Protecting the pensions Ohio retirees earned

Right now, the pension plans of thousands of Ohioans are at risk of massive cuts if Congress doesn’t act soon.It’s bad enough that Wall St...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The illusion of armed salvation

The illusion of armed salvation

This time, the “the fire and the fury” of American mass murder erupted in church. Twenty-six people were killed, including children, one o...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Some candy can send some people to the hospital

Some candy can send some people to the hospital

Can eating too much black licorice really cause heart problems?In some cases, for some people, yes.Halloween may be over, but some of the candy gather...

November 10th, 2017 |  


All kinds of things make holiday meals unforgettable

All kinds of things make holiday meals unforgettable

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays usually sneak in through the back door. This year it’s worse than ever. The best of intentions — &...

November 10th, 2017 |