Which bathroom did Klinger use?

In M*A*S*H, one of America’s longest-running TV shows, the beloved character Max Klinger dressed as a woman. Klinger hoped to get a so-called &#...

May 24th, 2016 |  


The joy of opposing everything

The joy of opposing everything

I think if I was ever on a city council or a school board or a commission or anything like that, I would just vote against everything. Just to be one ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Federal planning standards for healthcare facilities

Federal planning standards for healthcare facilities

It’s no news that Madison County is at-risk for natural disasters such as tornadoes, ice and snow storms, wind storms, and floods as well as rai...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Some answers, and more questions, about GMOs

About a year ago, fast-food chain Chipotle trotted out its “G-M-Over It” campaign, boldly declaring that it would extend its commitment to...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


The harm of mansplaining at work

The harm of mansplaining at work

America’s most-beloved workplace advice columnist and a man, it’s high time I address the subject of workplace “mansplaining.”...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


Making progress in the battle against opiate abuse

Making progress in the battle against opiate abuse

Every week, I read heartbreaking stories about how the lives of families across the country have been devastated by drug use. A study by the U.S. Depa...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


Gloria serves up schoolhouse rhubarb dessert

Gloria serves up schoolhouse rhubarb dessert

Today, we as a church had an excellent time together at what we call our “annual school picnic.”For the last five weeks the three teachers...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


Trip to D.C. celebrates the end of middle school

Trip to D.C. celebrates the end of middle school

It’s almost that time — the end of the school year. Since we had such a mild winter, there are no snow days to make up — no more sch...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


Why food safety is vital during pregnancy

Why food safety is vital during pregnancy

Why are pregnant women at greater risk of foodborne illness?When a woman becomes pregnant, she undergoes all sorts of physical changes that are necess...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 21st, 2016. |  


What’s holding you back?

What’s holding you back?

I received a really nice letter from a resident of one of the two prison facilities here in London this week. I will call him “John” and l...

May 20th, 2016 updated: May 20th, 2016. |