The people who are just too much

The people who are just too much

Some people are just too much, as the story goes. Or too “extra,” in the parlance of today’s youth. That is, they are more than the ...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

The latest Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be devastating for rural Ohio.Last week, I released a county-by-county repor...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Do what you think you can’t

Do what you think you can’t

I’m no psychologist, but I am an observer of human behavior. In my experience, most of the limitations we set on ourselves come not as much from...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

I heard recently that reusable water bottles can sometimes be a hotbed of germs. Is that true?Yes, at least according to a recent analysis from Treadm...

July 21st, 2017 |  


“It’s not what I expected

“It’s not what I expected

My mom and dad made a yearly trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan for about 35 years. Mom loved Christmas. Each year, until they were very old and physically...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Got a minute? Make a list

Got a minute? Make a list

Sometimes, when I seem to have more things to do than time to do them, I remind myself that everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. We all have a cer...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Did I just blow my cover?

Did I just blow my cover?

Throughout life, I have gone under the ruse that when it comes to fixing things I am all thumbs and no fingers. I cannot seem to fix anything. Of cour...

July 21st, 2017 |  


A miracle pie at the Yoder’s

A miracle pie at the Yoder’s

“Gloria, do you have anything planned for today? Are you needing help with anything?”It was Susan, a sister in church who is a dear friend...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Eating healthy at the amusement park

Eating healthy at the amusement park

My friends and I are planning to spend the day at an amusement park. Do you have any tips on how to avoid the sugar and calorie overload and eat as he...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Help! I’m stuck and I can’t get out

Help! I’m stuck and I can’t get out

Wednesday must have been the day when most everyone in Madison County decided to mow their yards. I was one of those who decided to take advantage of ...

July 14th, 2017 |