Happy Mother’s Day!

Tweet Happy Mother’s Day by Vicki Hinze     When we fall, Mom picks us up and carries us until we can walk on our own again.   Mom comforts us and bind our wounds. She whispers reassurances and reminds us who we [...]

A New Year, A New Beginning

Tweet  A New Year, A New Beginning   By   Vicki Hinze     Twenty sixteen is drawing to a close.  That closing is an opportunity for us to look back, see what happened during the year, and to decide how we want [...]

Little Christmas Traditions

Tweet     Little Christmas Traditions   By   Vicki Hinze     When the children grew up and had families of their own, one of the big changes for us was not having Christmas at home with them on Christmas day.  [...]

Annoying Relatives? Call the Spanking Santa!

TweetBayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes The most wonderful stressful time of the year is upon us. Long lines, visiting relatives, and credit card bills that give bankers a warm, fuzzy feeling in their wallets. But [...]

Holiday Blues: When You’ve Lost Everything (or Feel You Have)

TweetHoliday   HOLIDAY BLUES:  WHEN YOU’VE LOST EVERYTHING  By  Vicki Hinze   This year, more than most, I’m hearing from people who have lost everything.  They’re feeling hopeless and helpless.  [...]

‘Tis the Season

Tweet ’Tis the Season   by    Vicki Hinze     ‘Tis the season, but for too many, the meaning behind the holiday is lost. For them, it is a time of duties—sending Christmas cards, attending school plays, [...]

Pilgrim on the Solitary Path

TweetBayard & Holmes ~Piper Bayard This is the week of the mass American pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is the day we Americans travel home. It is the one holiday we all share, no matter what our religion. The day [...]

Safety Tips for Halloween

Tweet Safety Tips for Halloween   By   Vicki Hinze       1.  Adults accompany your kids.  Never let anyone Trick or Treat alone.   2.  Never enter a stranger’s home.   3.  Avoid sharp [...]

National Women’s Checkup & Lost Sock Day


National Mother’s Day