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 |  


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. |  


Do you ever have recurring dreams?

Do you ever have recurring dreams?

Do you have dreams that come back to you often and at different times? I do.In the Bible, messages were carried in dreams and those who could translat...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Controlling college costs

Controlling college costs

Holding roundtables across our state is one of the most important things I do in the Senate — it gives me a chance to meet with and hear the sto...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Daniel’s favorite pizza and new doors open for Gloria

Daniel’s favorite pizza and new doors open for Gloria

On Saturday morning I was groggily waking up when my husband Daniel suggested that perhaps I could join him on a trip to Vincennes, Indiana to purchas...

May 14th, 2016 updated: May 14th, 2016. |  


Warm weather “cooking” with salads

Warm weather “cooking” with salads

Salad days are fast approaching. You know what I mean — those times when the thought of a big piece of meat for dinner just isn’t that app...

May 14th, 2016 updated: May 14th, 2016. |