For now, I’m cool

“Remember when we used to be Everything they ever need We had them believing we were cool.” The above words are from the refrain of country singer Martina McBride’s latest release “Teenage Daughters.” Apparently she can relate, being a...

Ready to rock, roll and remember

OK, we weren’t rockin’ and rollin’ (yet), but we did remember. The rockin’ and rollin’ refers to my daughter actually arising at the crack of dawn Monday to participate in our community’s annual Memorial Day parade. She walked the...

May in motion, school soon out

Wow, where did the month of May go? It’s so hard to believe that Memorial Day is here and summer has unofficially kicked off. In a matter of three days, the school year will be officially over for my daughter. She will have the summer ahead of her before she...

Bidding adieu bittersweet

Today’s edition of The Republican-Herald (Thursday, May 26) features the annual graduation supplement. Headshot photos of each high school senior in the newspaper’s coverage area are included, along with short stories detailing graduation and end-of-year...

Dancing and the fallen stars

In the end, there could only be one winner. It wasn’t her choice, either. My daughter and I watched the last 10 minutes Season 12 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” with bated breath. It came down to Disney Channel’s Chelse Kane, actress...