Marking Milestones in Life

The first definition of milestone is a marker in a series placed along a route, providing reassuring measures of distance and the confirmation that someone is traveling in the right direction. We also have...

Make the Minutes Count

“How are the children?” is the traditional greeting of the Mesai tribe in Africa. That is because children are important. They make up at least one-third of the population and all of the future. Having...

Water Safety Begins at an Early Age

Cooling off and having summer fun happens simultaneously when there’s water involved. Unfortunately, the good times can quickly turn to tragedy unless a few water safety precautions are taken by parents with...

My Mother Taught Me to Worry

Every once in a while, after  having evinced a worrying nature to one of my friends, I always follow up by saying, “My mother always taught me to worry and I took her to heart!” Here are a few...

Returning to Family Roots

Next month my husband and I will have lived in Danville for five years. Coincidentally, next month we are moving to Pennsylvania. As we prepare to pack up our two children, both of whom were born here in...

Hello, Butterflies!

ne early March day, I decided to check on the goldfish in the Danville Science Center’s Butterfly Station and Garden to see if any of them were awake from their winter sleep. Bringing along some fish food...