Thoughts from the Publisher | Dec. 29

It seems that the minute Christmas 2017 was behind us, I started hearing sincere statements of “Happy New Year” from nearly everyone I meet. Of course, I expected the sentiment to be offered the last week or so before the calendar is turned to 2018; it is tradition. This year, however, the words don’t seem…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Nov. 24

The day after Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is gone, although memories remain, of the food that was eaten and how weight was gained. I remember last year and some holidays past, when things went south quickly– I drank and got smashed. This year’s turkey day wasn’t all like the others, I behaved like a lady and shocked…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Oct. 13

Today is Friday the 13th. We all know that many folks believe that the date is unlucky, so much so that, according to traveltips.usatoday.com, some tall-hotel companies and owners of other tall buildings avoid having a 13th floor and go from 12th to 14th when numbering levels because they don’t want visitors or employees to…

Thoughts from the Publisher | Aug. 11

Many of us baby boomers have been, are or will shortly be in the position of caregiving for our parents. Helping out Mom and/or Dad can mean running a few errands, driving them to doctor appointments or grocery shopping. In some instances, our parents’ needs may include more extensive assistance such as home repairs, banking,…