Just a giddy girl on a staircase

Just a giddy girl on a staircase

On Sunday I was able to return to the school that means so much to so many of us, and I did something I haven’t done for more than two decades.T...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


From French fries to ‘chocodillas’

From French fries to ‘chocodillas’

“Oh, jeepers! That is good! Kids, eat up. Anything that tastes this good has to be good for you.”So says a mother porcupine to her three c...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  


‘2 for 1’ in politics is good

‘2 for 1’ in politics is good

At a farewell party for Pamela Stricker last week, one of the benefits of attending, besides the opportunity to wish Pam well in her new role as publi...

July 19th, 2015 updated: July 19th, 2015. |  



Our visit to far away ‘Pickles’

Our visit to far away ‘Pickles’

When it comes to science my brother is the aficionado in our family. I can’t count how many times he’s begun a long explanation of this ph...

July 15th, 2015 |  


Hiking boots, coyote calls & memories

Hiking boots, coyote calls & memories

Hiking boots, coyote calls, and enduring memories — those are just a scant few things that vacation conjures up in my brain, and those things ar...

July 14th, 2015 |  


Hillsboro: Zippia versus NerdWallet

Hillsboro: Zippia versus NerdWallet

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July 12th, 2015 updated: July 12th, 2015. |  


Chuck wagons and roller coasters

Chuck wagons and roller coasters

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July 8th, 2015 |  


The wheel has turned for over a century

The wheel has turned for over a century

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July 7th, 2015 |  


Milestones, transitions & longevity

Milestones, transitions & longevity

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July 6th, 2015 updated: July 7th, 2015. |  


An open letter to wisdom teeth

An open letter to wisdom teeth

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July 1st, 2015 |