In September of 2019, the owner of a low-mileage, garage-kept German sports car with a folding metal roof got an unwelcome surprise. He slipped inside his 16-year-old weekend car and felt ...

We’re always old to our children. The taller they grow, the older we get. They can never catch up to us. They can hardly imagine we were once their age, we liked swing sets, and we did daring ...

It’s easy to say, “If … then.” If you behave in this certain way, then I’ll feel that way toward you. In other words, if you measure up, I’ll give you my love. That’s not the ...

Horses get them. We call them blinders, devices to block out what we don’t want our horse to see. We use them in cars, visors, to block out the sun so we don’t crash into things. How about ...

Life can take our strength from us. We become exhausted by the chatter of daily problems, our bills begin to overwhelm us, and the creaking of old age shatters our dreams of an active ...

Let’s start off with a term used in the field of medicine. Adulteration. Merriam-Webster says it’s a process. It’s something that happens to a pure substance that changes it and makes it ...

Let’s turn that frown upside down. Let’s take that sad face and make it into a happy one. Today’s your day to change your growl to a cheer, lift your feet from the mud that’s keeping you ...

When’s the last time someone cut you off in traffic?  How did you feel? Gracious, or not so loving? How about the gossip in the office? The one that makes up juicy tidbits to round out ...

We think about happiness, the laughter and smiles. It’s our goal, what we hope to find. We’ll be happy when we get that new job, a larger home, or visit our dream destination. It’s out ...

At the start of the new year, we want to grasp the chance for a new start. It’s all around us, and we don’t want to miss out. The old year out and the new year in. We vow this one will be ...

Nights can grow dark. In the Far North, the sun is shadowed by the earth for months at a time. When life goes awry, it seems like the lights have gone out completely. Our bills will never be ...

The phrase “getting your groove on” comes from the days of vinyl records. The sound reproduces in the grooves that circle the vinyl disk. That’s where the music originates. We slip in the ...

Infusion is a cooking term. We can mix eggs and milk, stir sugar into our coffee, even scramble hamburger meat for spaghetti. None of those does what an infusion does. An infusion permeates ...