Quality time on the road

Quality time on the road

Gloria, what would be your thought about packing up and going to Ohio for a couple days?” It was my husband Daniel with one of his brainstorms. ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Finding comfort in cupcakes

Finding comfort in cupcakes

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about Grandma, but because I loved her and she loved me. E...

August 7th, 2018 |  


When life gives you lemons, make pie

When life gives you lemons, make pie

EDITOR’S NOTE: Gloria Yoder’s grandmother passed away last week after battling complications from a stroke for over a week. The Yoder̵...

August 4th, 2018 |  



Gloria’s grandma hangs tough

Gloria’s grandma hangs tough

Our days are filled with their own twists and turns. Grandma (Mommy) has outlived all the guesses made by the doctors and nurses. Hospice is in and ou...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Mommy’s memory and marshmallow treats

Mommy’s memory and marshmallow treats

It was a normal day. All was going well. My sister-in-law and mother had come to help me for the day. They were mending and hemming shirts, dresses, a...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Serve up stress-free summer sweets

Serve up stress-free summer sweets

I don’t know about you all, but for me doing lots of baking in this weather and heating up the house just doesn’t seem very practical. I&#...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Islands in the stream

Islands in the stream

Hey, how about taking a moment and joining our family as we go back to the woods to gather some stones at the creek? I really didn’t expect that...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Gloria shakes things up

Gloria shakes things up

People have been so good to us. They’ve shown their support in more ways than I could count. As I think of what everyone has done for us, includ...

June 30th, 2018 |  


City asks people to keep off the turf

City asks people to keep off the turf

TIPP CITY — With the installation of the new turf in the City Park stadium complete, the city will require that visitors to City Park for the an...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Camping and kebabs

Camping and kebabs

We’re actually settled into our new home, and yes, we love it! Okay, I can’t say that I don’t have some things that need to be organ...

June 19th, 2018 |