Opposition evident

I failed to mention with Wednesday’s blog about the government’s quest to remove any and all signs of junk food from school properties that The Republican-Herald’s daily e-poll question reflected the Associated Press’ story about it that...

Out of sight, out of stomach? Um…

Here it goes again. The government’s crackdown on student lunches and junk food consumption continues. This time, it’s keeping the sight and thought of unhealthy foods out of our kids’ minds and stomachs on school grounds. Will this really make a...

Sleepy and sweet

Five years ago today he came into my life. He liked to sleep. A lot. If I didn’t have to wake him to eat every three hours, it would have been a rather quiet house. Five years later, he still likes his sleep (when he finally does go to sleep). He’s a tough...

Valentine greetings great

In the midst of all this snow blanketing Schuylkill County and the surrounding area, people are finding ways to let those special people in their lives know how much they love them, be it flowers, candy, cards, dinner, gifts or virtual greetings. It seems the past few...

Introducing … Cheerbug!

It started with a shoebox that housed her cheerleading sneakers. “Cheerbug” was born. My daughter came home with a science project late last week. The assignment: Create an insect and its habitat using almost anything. In a paragraph or two, provide its...