Poor as I am, all I can give is thanks

Poor as I am, all I can give is thanks

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were enjoying some hot cider tea. Nothing goes down quite as nice as a hot cider tea.It was rather a quie...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


The needs of the many

The needs of the many

There is a quote from the Star Trek science fiction franchise that has been repeated often throughout the various television series and movies, “...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Thanksgiving dinner no place for politics

Can we all just get along on Thanksgiving?That isn’t a rhetorical question over who gets the drumstick, whether oyster dressing or cornbread dre...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Celebrating Universal Children’s Day

Celebrating Universal Children’s Day

The celebration of United Nations’ Universal Children’s Day that was held on Nov. 20 should prompt us to consider the plight of the world&...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Gates gives 50 million ways to re-think the brain

There are a million reasons why our brains are important, so I’m glad that Bill Gates added $50 million to efforts to understand one of the ways...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Life HappensBeing thankful for guilty pleasures

Life HappensBeing thankful for guilty pleasures

From Polka music to Soap Operas … and everywhere in between.We all have them.By definition, a guilty pleasure is “something such as a film...

November 17th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Mass incarceration is a women’s issue, too

Mass incarceration is a women’s issue, too

Over the last few years, our broken criminal justice system has become a national issue as horrific stories of victims of mass incarceration have made...

November 16th, 2017 |