How Did We Survive Our Childhood?

It’s amazing my children grew up. It’s amazing I grew up. After all, my kids played with toys and had experiences that now would be considered unsafe. I grew up with toys that were much more hazardous to my health than children's toys today and yet, here I am. Recently I read an article that [...]

Mother’s Always Have Your Back!

Mother’s Always Have Your Back!

Good Morning. Mother's Day is approaching. How will you spend your day? I miss my mother. We didn't always get along. We were both head strong people with very different personalities. As I have gotten older, I now realize why she was the way she was. Life changed her. My mother didn't have an easy life, and I [...]

Listen And You Shall Hear?

Column: Something About Nothing  published in the Albert Lea Tribune and Courier Sentinel week of January 13, 2014 My granddaughter got a cellphone for Christmas. She is 11 and a very responsible young lady. I was excited because now I could text her and actually call and talk to her directly. I didn’t have to [...]