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Learning To Rebuild Trust In Wake Of Husband’s Passing

This is the third of the three installments. I had a scheduled telephone counseling appointment with Diane. Days prior to the appointment, Diane called me. She was crying and trying to speak. I let her know that she had in fact, reached me. Thereafter, I gave her time to continue her crying ...

Adventures With Crinolines

Each year hundreds of words are added to the English language. New words with new usages add to our language. That being said, words are also dropped from use. One of those words that I am sure most young people do not know is the word crinoline. For those of you who do not know that word ...

Understanding The Dark Side Of Social Media

I have written before in this space about my concerns with the internet and social media. It seems to me that instead of opening up the world to myriad possibilities, these new technologies have also created a new way for people to develop tunnel vision. Our politics reflect this so that ...

Don’t Miss Hillsdale Freedom Forum

CHAUTAUQUA – You really shouldn’t miss this one. The public is welcome at a Hillsdale College Freedom Forum on “Freedom and Western Civilization.” The forum is on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 16, and Wednesday morning and afternoon, Aug. 17, at the Chautauqua Suites Hotel and Expo ...

Why Are Medication Prices Fluctuating

Question: I went to pick up my medication and it cost $154.26, last time it was $42. What happened and why does it cost so much more? Answer: Each insurance company handles Prescription co-pays differently and their policies can change from year to year. So even if you didn’t change your ...

What Is your Purpose?

“We spend so much time eyeing other people and wishing we could do what they do that we don’t realize that we’re not doing what God would have us do.” Blueberry Beach by Josie Gussman ı ı ı Do you ever wonder what your purpose in life is? At times my purpose has been crystal ...