The therapy of gardening
May 3, 2014 I just finished planting some pansies that were a gift to me for Easter. I love the look of pansies because it seems that each one is different. They often resemble little faces. more »»
A job well done
April 26, 2014 The setting? Grandma’s dining room at dinnertime… “Mom, did you get a letter from my teacher today?” asked Eli as he absentmindedly stirred his mac ‘n’ cheese with his spoon. more »»
Dylan and Brittani
April 19, 2014 Dylan called me. “Are you near the computer?” he asked. I wasn’t, actually, but what with the magic of cordless phones, it was easy enough to get there. more »»
What have you got to lose?
April 19, 2014 A special moment in my support groups comes when a member graduates and imparts their “words of wisdom” to the rest of the group. more »»
April 5, 2014 The living room looked as if the television had vomited cartoons everywhere. more »»
Can spring really be around the corner?
April 5, 2014 There is always a day in the spring when I notice robins everywhere. I know they do not all leave the area, but it seems like all at once they reappear. That day was last Monday. more »»
April 5, 2014 For decades, if not centuries, there were watches. Then came digital watches so there had to be a way to distinguish them; you couldn’t have “watches” and “digital watches”. more »»
As one door closes; another opens
March 29, 2014 This year Russell Elementary School is slated to be closed. Just ten short years ago it was involved in a massive renovation. I recall what the school was like during the overhaul. more »»
Gov, Corbett’s Ready to Learn agenda
March 29, 2014 Investing in Pennsylvania’s children is an investment in their futures and the future of the Commonwealth. Governor Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 budget dedicates a record $12. more »»
A mug shot
March 29, 2014 I never know when these columns will run since the space is shared by several people. So, by the time you read this one, House of Hope will probably be in operation. more »»
March 22, 2014 In late January, I won the book drawing at the library. The clue was A M G T D what A M G T D. more »»
Our personal trainer
March 22, 2014 Tomorrow is National Puppy Day. Seems like an appropriate time to dust off this column from several years back. My family discovered the secret to consistent exercise: a physical trainer. more »»
March 22, 2014 By TOM SCHULTZ email@example.com “Friday, today’s Friday.” “We just got her. more »»
It’s tails! North Dakota State!
March 20, 2014 George Washington would have been a pretty good point guard for a college basketball team. He stood somewhere between six foot one and six foot three, depending upon who you believe. more »»