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“Gym- Nasties”

This reporter feels that she MUST share the following story again, the reason being: Everyone I know is trying to lose a “few” pounds. After the usual winter holidays of…

A Month After Christmas

Tis a month after Christmas And all through this house Are dozens of catalogs Brought in by my spouse. “How do they get my name?” I ask. “Come here and…

Vintage Baby Names

Parents draw baby name inspirations from a variety of eras throughout history, but some names get lost over time. This re-porter came across some interesting facts about names that were…

One-Word Resolution

The greeting, “Happy New Year,” will be spoken and heard for at least the first couple of weeks in January as a new year gets under way.  The day celebrated…

Christmas, 1st Corinthians 13 Style

If I decorate my house perfectly with red bows, strands of twinkling lights and shiny balls but do not show love to my family, I’m just another decorator. If I…

Winter Weather Forecasts

Okay, folks, so far our weather has been quite mild and we’re into the second week of December. This reporter has checked into stories concerning winter weather predictions and some…

Happy Thanksgiving

Several people have sent me the following invitation issued by a Grandma somewhere out there to join her for Thanksgiving dinner.  It is credited to several writers but I could…

Veterans Day 2017

This Saturday, November 11, 2017, all veterans will be honored for their service to our country with different programs held all over our nation to observe this special day. Ash…

Quick Kid Answers

The late Art Linkletter of TV fame used to have a program where he asked youngsters questions just to find out exactly what the kids were thinking.  Some of the…

It’s the Law

On July 1, 2017 sixty-four new laws went into effect in the state of Virginia.  This reporter is only going to touch on a few very important ones. Foremost, all…

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