Shopping assistance noticed

Food shopping. For some, it’s a headache — the shopping list, selecting the items, loading the cart at checkout, unloading the cart and loading the vehicle in the store parking lot, unloading the vehicle at home and, finally, putting the groceries away. On...

Girls, welcome to Boy Scouts on all levels

Girls, want to join the Boy Scouts starting as a Cub? Want to earn the Eagle Award, the highest honor a Boy Scout can earn? Welcome aboard. The Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors made it official Wednesday (Oct. 11, 2017) when its members unanimously approved...

Staying focused

A social media meme once compared a woman’s mind to a computer — just think of 2,000 to 3,000-plus browser tabs open at the same time. True, ladies? This mom would definitely say yes. It seems that once one thing gets taken care of, another thing appears...

Would you treat a teen trick-or-treater?

For most communities, trick-or-treat occurs on Halloween, Oct. 31. For some, the age limit to traverse neighborhoods in search of goodies is 12. Question: If a teenaged-looking ghost or goblin showed up at your doorstep, would you turn him away? If you say yes,...

With death comes life for some ‘classic’ rockers

For some parents thirty-something and older, the death of rocker Tom Petty hits hard. Another performer who seemed still primed for more rockin’ and rollin’ — on tour or in appearances on awards shows or at smaller venues — left this world what seems like too soon....