When You Are Down, Dress Up

When life beats you down, dress up. Put on the finest clothes you’ve got and go out with an attitude that says, “Hello World, here I come.” A well dressed you is confident and ready to face the day. The...

The Voice of Fun

Is it true that blondes have more fun? Nah, I don’t think so. Twice in the past three months, I took different groups of (over age 55) girls to Greensboro for Appreciation Day and we had a total blast each...

Waiting Happily at Dairy Hart

A Yanceyville friend, David Shatterly, told me about the dog days of winter ---not some meteorological phenomenon, but a so-advertised hot dog special (three hotdogs for $1.49) at Danville’s Dairy Hart...

Improving Family Relationships

Amanda Oakes knows a little something about parenting. In fact, she knows a lot. It’s not only her degrees in sociology and criminal justice and the professional experience she has obtained over the last...

Word Play

“Wait. You’re playing against each other, aren’t you?” the nurse commented while adjusting my father-in-law’s IV bag. My husband and I sat on opposite sides of the bed and sheepishly nodded. “Well,...