Same fish, all good

Same fish, all good

My extended family makes an excuse or two every year for a “family reunion.” This year, it started as a baby shower for my cousin Sally...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Enjoying the Yoder sisterhood

Enjoying the Yoder sisterhood

Sisters are on my mind today, because I just got done having a relaxing, yet humorous, conversation with my sisters. And, in fact, as I write this I a...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Preventive medicine

Preventive medicine

I remember my grandmother telling me “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Now, I don’t know if that is true or she just wanted me...

July 29th, 2016 updated: July 29th, 2016. |  


Art is often a refuge

Art is often a refuge

I didn’t really realize that art had become my refuge, my mental and physical escape.I had a very long and hard time with learning to read. Many...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech

Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech

It was dark, dark, oh so dark. That’s what numerous media commentators said about Donald Trump’s speech at the end of the Cleveland conven...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Plan to travel out of country? it’s time to get a passport

Plan to travel out of country? it’s time to get a passport

Every year, millions of Americans travel overseas for work or family vacations. Those with plans to travel outside of our borders for the first time w...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Try strawberry soup for an easy supper

Try strawberry soup for an easy supper

I love being a mother. There’s nothing in the entire world I’d rather do than be a wife to my beloved husband Daniel and be called mother ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Memories of camping and Bob Evans Farm

Memories of camping and Bob Evans Farm

The Girl Scout troop I led when my oldest child was in elementary school and a year into middle school was all about camping. They knew much more abou...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Sewage repairs funds are available

Sewage repairs funds are available

The Madison County-London City Health District has funding available to repair or replace existing household sewage treatment systems (septic tanks, a...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Better late than never

Better late than never

Did you know there are several meanings to being “on time?” There are! To be on time means to be somewhere at a designated time. That is, ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |