Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Joyce Minor

Staying close in a big family

My mother is one of 11 children, all of whom married and had children of their own.
Published: 07/20/14

A free press is lacking

Maybe it’s because I was a cub reporter for my hometown daily newspaper before I even graduated from high school, but I have always been an enthusiastic advocate of our American free press.
Published: 07/13/14

We need the Greens

Let’s get one thing clear, right now. The recent Supreme Court decision in favor of Hobby Lobby does not allow that company, or any company, to opt out of offering contraception to female employees.
Published: 07/06/14

Doctors and insurance get complex

How do you find a doctor? It sounds like an easy question, but these days you can’t just pick one from the yellow pages. Never mind that most people don’t even have a telephone directory anymore. Finding anything that way, or that simpl...
Updated: 1 months ago

Good fathers live forever

As a child, I was my Daddy’s shadow. Everywhere he went, I went too. Everything he did, I tried to do the same.
Updated: 1 months ago

Sweat equity is for kids, too

The joys of remodeling an old house are never ending. You set out to fix or update one thing, but in the process find several others that must be updated first just to make the original project doable.
Updated: 1 months ago

Memories of Memorial Days past burn bright

Ahhhh … Memorial Day, the traditional start of picnic season.
Updated: 2 months ago

Here’s what’s important and what’s not

Becoming a grandmother has taught me some interesting lessons, not only about kids, but also about life.
Updated: 2 months ago

Criticism gets a remodel

When I was a child the term “criticism” came under attack as judgmental and harsh. That was a misconception, of course. We knew criticism could sometimes be positive and even helpful.
Updated: 2 months ago

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