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Being grateful for who you are

Subscriber onlyFor years I wondered why walking through a busy shopping mall was disorienting. There was too much visual stimulation. Too much input felt overwhelming. It made me feel uneasy, almost nauseous, like I had motion sickness. So I would walk through a busy shopping mall with my eyes cast down and try to avoid scanning all the attractive images and pretty colors. That way, I could keep my mind focused on why I was there and remember to search only for what I had come to purchase. This was a feature of my life until I was fifty years old. Continue reading...

Younger next year

Subscriber onlyHere's to your health. Continue reading...

I am Thankful for.....

ONCE AGAIN, IT IS TIME TO TAKE STOCK, COUNT OUR MANY BLESSINGS

Subscriber onlyThis is perhaps the best week of the year to stop, take a deep breath, and reflect, taking stock of all our many blessings. Continue reading...

Letter Policy

Subscriber onlyAll letters must contain a signature, the author's complete name, address and telephone number for verification purposes. Continue reading...

Donald Trump: What we know, and don't know

Subscriber onlyIf you called it correctly on Nov. 8 well, well for you. Continue reading...

Thanksgiving, food and football

Subscriber onlyLike many of you, I grew up enjoying Arkansas family gatherings on Thanksgiving Day. Continue reading...

Letter to the Editor

Subscriber onlyA few issues regarding Donald Trump Continue reading...

Election Anxiety

Subscriber onlyThe night of the election, I watched Mr. Trump give his victory speech at 2 a.m. I thought he was very gracious in what he said about Mrs. Clinton. Late the next morning, I saw Hillary give her concession speech. I thought it was the best delivery of a speech she'd ever given. As a teacher in a school that Wednesday, I made sure students got to see both speeches. We saw democracy in action. Continue reading...