Yoder’s foster goodness

Yoder’s foster goodness

How about joining our family on a trip to Maryland? Yes, I know it’s a long haul, especially with five little ones, but you won’t get bore...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Gloria’s sugar-free twist on a summer favorite

Gloria’s sugar-free twist on a summer favorite

We’re home again. It was a great vacation — or do you call it a vacation while you have a full-time job of caring for five little darlings...

July 9th, 2019 |  


Gloria grateful to write column

Gloria grateful to write column

Writing is something I enjoy. In fact, in many ways after writing for a while, I feel like I’ve come back from a refreshing walk. As a young sch...

March 26th, 2019 |  



Yoders take a Valentine’s weekend trip

Yoders take a Valentine’s weekend trip

I was going to take the week off from writing but then decided that I would really like to give a brief report of our week. So on Friday was the day a...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Bittersweet milestones at the Yoders

Bittersweet milestones at the Yoders

Time is moving on, many times the clock’s hands go faster than mine. Whether it makes me glad or causes me to wipe tears, life just merely bring...

February 19th, 2019 |  


The Yoders love Valentine’s Day

The Yoders love Valentine’s Day

This year as I think of Valentine’s Day my heart fills with joy. What is more beautiful than simply love? Whether it’s love for your spous...

February 5th, 2019 |  


Hearing loss is an invisible disability

Hearing loss is an invisible disability

For a long time now I have been thinking of writing about my hearing aids, but I didn’t want to admit that I have hearing loss. Recently, I read...

November 21st, 2018 |  


Don’t lose your driver’s license

Don’t lose your driver’s license

Where my driver’s license disappeared to, I have no idea. Not just my driver’s license, but my insurance card disappeared, as well! I have...

October 24th, 2018 |  


Hearing voices from another room

Hearing voices from another room

Just as I woke up, I could hear their voices coming from out in the other room. They were a little muffled, because the door was shut, making it pitch...

October 10th, 2018 |  


An exercise in writing

An exercise in writing

This is the first time I have considered beginning an article by writing “Dear Reader.” It is because it will be something different from ...

September 26th, 2018 |