Saying goodbye to house full of memories

Saying goodbye to house full of memories

Watching my old house being torn down is not an easy thing to do. From the moment the jaws of the backhoe took the first bite out of the corner of the...

August 18th, 2021 |  


Discoveries named after wealthy, powerful people

Discoveries named after wealthy, powerful people

Before the invention of the telescope, the limited grasp of the human eye fixed the number of stars. The ancients played connect the dots with some of...

August 17th, 2021 |  


No strings attached on Free Comic Book Day

No strings attached on Free Comic Book Day

Happy Free Comic Book Day! As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops (and libraries!) acr...

August 15th, 2021 |  



Sports fill us with hope, inspiration

Sports fill us with hope, inspiration

This summer, like so many others, I was glued to the Olympics. Even before the Olympics, I watched several European Championship soccer matches. What ...

August 13th, 2021 |  


Viewing meteor shower requires patience

Viewing meteor shower requires patience

The Perseid meteor shower is the most reliable of the 30 or so meteor showers that repeat every year.This year, hundreds of thousands of Americans wil...

August 12th, 2021 |  


Taking closer look at US Constitution

Taking closer look at US Constitution

Editor’s note: This is part one of an 11-part series on the Constitution of the United States.While researching information for this article, I ...

August 12th, 2021 |  


Treasure time you have with loved ones

Treasure time you have with loved ones

As a busy mother of six little darlings, if there is one thing I enjoy, that is stepping into my mom’s kitchen. Laughing, I informed her, “...

August 11th, 2021 |  


Veterans memorial moving to Ostrander library

Veterans memorial moving to Ostrander library

“In memory of all Veterans of the Ostrander area who honorably served or paid the supreme sacrifice in defense of this country” is what th...

August 7th, 2021 |  


Promises, promises and more promises

Promises, promises and more promises

What is a promise from the Bible? In God’s word a promise is a declaration that one will do a particular thing and it will happen. In the New Te...

August 6th, 2021 |  


Continuation of original draft of famous document

Continuation of original draft of famous document

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series on the original draft of the Declaration of Independence, which Thomas Jefferson submitted ...

August 5th, 2021 |