Getting our veterans the healthcare they deserve

Getting our veterans the healthcare they deserve

There’s no place for partisanship when it comes to caring for the women and men who serve this country, and the families who sacrifice alongside...

December 15th, 2017 |  


The Real Story

I’m writing today to set the record straight about my husband, and City Council President, Joe Russell. Despite my requests to keep our personal...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Santa Claus hasn’t received my letter yet

Santa Claus hasn’t received my letter yet

In first grade, our teacher asked us to pen a letter to Santa for Christmas.She asked us, “Name one present you would like Santa to bring you fo...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Whiter than snow

Whiter than snow

We received several “bursts” of snow this week. I just love snow. (I know that I probably lost about half of those reading this column bec...

December 14th, 2017 |  


A chili winter’s day

A chili winter’s day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Holiday potluck food safety tips

Holiday potluck food safety tips

My office is having a holiday potluck next week – do you have any tips to make sure I don’t do anything that will make my co-workers sick ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


A little flavor goes a long way

A little flavor goes a long way

Why are some people good cooks, while others are just so so or (to put it kindly) just not talented in that area? After all, anybody can follow a reci...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Nice is a matter of perspective

Nice is a matter of perspective

Sitting in the living room the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and me were enjoying some hot apple cider tea and listening to some Christmas music....

December 7th, 2017 |  


What does Christmas mean to you?

What does Christmas mean to you?

The Christmas Season is upon us. I have already seen people buying Christmas trees and have been told “Merry Christmas.” We have attended ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


True love is color blind

True love is color blind

How are things going with your foster babies? How are Julia and Austin adjusting, and how do you think it’ll go once we have another baby born i...

December 1st, 2017 |