A wedding not to trifle with

A wedding not to trifle with

You may remember last week’s letter where I told of our plans to travel to Pennsylvania to attend a wedding where two of my cousins would be mar...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Yoders hit the road

Yoders hit the road

Would you like to take a peek into our world today?It’s the day before a three-day trip to Pennsylvania where we plan, Lord willing, to attend a...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Going buggy with the Yoders

Going buggy with the Yoders

Last week I wrote about my cousin and close friend’s house burning down in a fire. After the fire destroyed their house and most of their belong...

April 2nd, 2017 |  



Fiery dawn and quick-fix dinner

Fiery dawn and quick-fix dinner

Yesterday was one of those days that leave a person absolutely weary and exhausted.It all began a little after 5 a.m. I was sound asleep when I receiv...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Going buggy with the Yoders

Going buggy with the Yoders

Sunshine, clear blue skies, daffodils, and even dandelions, they’re all a part of my favorite season! Spring peepers are calling out their welco...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Three of readers’ favorite recipes

Three of readers’ favorite recipes

EDITOR’S NOTE: Gloria and Daniel are doing something that probably sounds amazing to any new parents: leaving their young children with trusted ...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Ag Sales FFA members compete

Ag Sales FFA members compete

CASSTOWN — Recently, several members of the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Chapter competed in the District 5 FFA Agricultural Sales Career Development Ev...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


The sweetness of kids, pets and dessert

The sweetness of kids, pets and dessert

How about sizing up a comment made by my cousin’s husband?“I am convinced that interacting with animals instills a certain amount of commo...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Gordon Gee to speak at Edison State

Gordon Gee to speak at Edison State

PIQUA — Edison State Community College will welcome one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders, Dr. Gordon Gee, to campus to...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


The luxury of naps and crinkle cookies

The luxury of naps and crinkle cookies

“Okay, it’s time for an afternoon nap. Let’s all settle down and be as quiet as possible,” I told my little ones.“Mom, m...

February 22nd, 2017 |