Wedding season food safety tips

Wedding season food safety tips

My fiancé and I are getting married in June and we want to make sure our guests have a wonderful experience. But I’ve heard some horror sto...

May 26th, 2017 |  


A reason to remember

A reason to remember

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Enhance your warm weather foods with cilantro aioli

Enhance your warm weather foods with cilantro aioli

My children always bring or send “happy” things for me to enjoy on Mother’s Day and beyond. This was a banner year for herbs. Some I...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Where do you look when she’s lost her voice?

Where do you look when she’s lost her voice?

It has been a quiet week at the parsonage. Far quieter than usual. I cannot remember a time when it was quieter. If silence is golden, the week glowed...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s picnic picks

Gloria’s picnic picks

Hello! I hope all of you readers are having a great month of May. A special thank you to my mother for filling in for me last week. Daniel, myself, Ju...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Stay hydrated in warmer weather

Stay hydrated in warmer weather

Now that spring is here and the weather is warming up, I plan to be outside more doing all kinds of strenuous outdoor activities. What are some ways t...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Tip me over and pour me out

Tip me over and pour me out

I’m not sure why this little song has been playing in my mind today — maybe somebody needs to read what I’m going to write about thi...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Best recipes direct from the source

Best recipes direct from the source

Many of the foods you buy to store, prepare and consume at home are packaged.Think about it. That pound of butter comes in four sticks, each wrapped i...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Hold on to your hat, it’s the year-end softball game

Hold on to your hat, it’s the year-end softball game

Editor’s Note: Gloria is on vacation this week, her mother, Dorcas Raber, is filling in.Batter up!The last day of school had finally come. In ou...

May 19th, 2017 |  


The budget process remains broken

The budget process remains broken

Think about this for a moment: Two days away from a federal shutdown, Congress comes up with a stopgap measure to keep the government operating …...

May 12th, 2017 |