As I drive through North Platte, NE, I always think of Janene. I didn’t know her well, but she intrigued me. She was a strong woman who knew what she wanted and flaunted what she had. She was brash, with style. She had amazing clothes as well as shoes, jewelry, and handbags. She […]
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I had the pleasure of visiting with an artist who was living in a rustic cabin on the border of Rocky Mountain National Park. Her name is Sam. She shared the details of an online art class she was taking. The course required her to use the same subject or object for each assignment, incorporating […]
☹Paisly McConnell, guest columnist When my grandma asked me to write an article about how the Corona Virus affected my college experience, I did not know what four-letter word I should … [Read More...]
By Wendi Deines, guest columnist Today, my aunt Jennifer, your regular columnist, and her oldest sister, my mom, are headed to Arizona. They plan to join another sister and help their second … [Read More...]
Dr J’s Personal Stories
Oil Painting--Incredible Still half asleep, I turned on the news at 7:00 a.m. and laid my head back on the pillow. I heard, "…look back at events that changed America 19 years ago." I immediately … [Read More...]
Scrounging is part of my DNA. Growing up, the most fun activity my sisters and I did with our dad was going to the dump, the day before the scheduled burn, to tromp through the trash, and … [Read More...]