Preparing daughters for the minefields of harassment

As the father of only girls, I’ve always worried about how my young ladies will be treated by the males they encounter through life.I’ve o...

November 29th, 2017 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: A season of kindness

A Grandparent’s Voice: A season of kindness

Thanksgiving is over. It seems that Christmas trees have already brightened many homes. The shopping frenzy has begun. My friend Jo Anne joined us for...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Black Friday strategy

Back Around the House II: Black Friday strategy

Sometime during the Thanksgiving Day festivities at our house the women got together and made their plans for big sales the next day.Their strategy wa...

November 29th, 2017 |  


New Madison News: It’s time to welcome December

Shopping has started and decorations are coming out of storage. Thanksgiving is a pleasant memory of favorite and traditional food. The holiday lights...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Five memories from Gainesville

Virtue & Mischief: Five memories from Gainesville

A couple of weeks ago I received an invitation, as did my counterparts across the nation, to attend a meeting at the University of Florida. This brief...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Arcanum News: Upcoming Christmas season

Arcanum News: Upcoming Christmas season

The Village of Arcanum is decorating Ivestor Park with Christmas lights for the upcoming Christmas season. They are looking for volunteers who would l...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Difficult to Be thankful this Thanksgiving

Difficult to Be thankful this Thanksgiving

As 2017 comes to a close, I acknowledge it has been a challenging time, a difficult time. As I detail a few of my own experiences of loss and grief- a...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Today’s Challenges: The leaf

Today’s Challenges: The leaf

I’m sitting at our dining table looking out the back patio door. On the patio I see a leaf, dried and brown, but that is not unusual, especially...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: Christmas is coming

Preacher’s Point: Christmas is coming

I once took a “stress test.” This test consisted of a long list of items; I was to check everything I had experienced within the last year...

November 26th, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Are you getting enough exercise?

Versailles News: Are you getting enough exercise?

Exercise does the body good if done consistently and correctly. Exercise can strengthen us to become a better version of our self. However, many of us...

November 24th, 2017 |