Since middle school, history has always been one of my favorite subjects. I have always found learning about the past extremely interesting. Whether it is learning about ancient wars or the fight for American freedom, I have always enjoyed learning a...
Tough decisions go with the territory when you’re in a leadership position. When you’re an elected official, you’re expected to use good judgement when making such decisions, even when it’s not pleasant. But there’s...
What would you see if your life flashed before your eyes? Most of us have considered this in passing from time to time, but as the years go by, it’s a bit more frequent - at least for me. And since I was diagnosed with cancer a few months ago,...
My mother is one of 11 children, all of whom married and had children of their own.
I don’t always sneak treats into the movies. Most of the time I am a complete cheapskate when it comes to movie food product purchases, but last week my family and I spent our hard-earned money on a variety of overpriced items while visiting a...
Sometimes we quit too soon. We have heard that failure builds character, but we’d rather quit while we’re ahead — or behind — as the case may be. The untiring zeal of those who appear to hold the key to our future overwhel...
There’s no denying our child is rapidly approaching adulthood. A tall woman myself, she now bypasses me by an inch. She becomes more independent each week and college looms in the near future. It’s time to roll out life training....