Monday, November 30, 2015

One day recently, the morning TV news carried two headlines that made me stop in my tracks. Condoleeza Rice was appealing for several billion dollars in aid to be sent to Tunisia, and about quadruple that billion dollar amount to be sent to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Presidential budget proposals usually are about two things, politics and mathematics. Both elements carry equal weight.

At 30, I left the home where I grew up. Though not posh or extravagant, it was a place that afforded more comforts than I could have ever enjoyed on my own.

As the journey by covered wagon unfolds for Laura Ingalls Wilder, her husband and young daughter, Rose, it becomes apparent that the travelers will be glad to settle down in a new home.

Someday your prince will come. Sadly, if you're Camilla Parker Bowles, he'll come with some serious baggage.

In a dairy farm's employee break room, I saw the following posted: "Our employees are our most important asset.

My love for the look of Fiestaware holds steady over the years, but the only piece I own is a white teapot that I picked up for a buck at our church rummage sale.

What's in a "Milk-Feed Ratio - A Peek at the Future"? On Jan. 31, USDA published its Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Situation and Outlook Report.

I bought a new vehicle last week to appease my husband. I wanted to drive my car until it dropped. After all, it only had 103,000 miles on it.

It isn't my actual children that are causing me stress these days, but the "maybe baby" that haunts me.