661 results total, viewing 121 - 140
China’s Communist government hates America. That may seem overly harsh or simple – but it’s a fact. They want to be the strongest nation on earth, and they see America standing in their way. … more
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! As we deck the halls and fill our hearts with good cheer, we tell tales of the glories of Christmas trees long, long ago. My generation has rocked … more
“Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Let earth receive its King! Joy to the earth, the Savior reigns! Let all their songs employ.” These words are the opening lines of the first two verses of a … more
Last week, I shared my recipe for perfect pumpkin pies, and I decided to make two of them for a big family gathering. Unfortunately, my attempt at quickly whipping up a couple of pies turned into a … more
I got this today in response to an announcement on radio that I was stopping the radio version of Good Stuff at the end of the year. I will continue the newspaper column for the foreseeable … more
My son is one of the many Americans with cleft lip and palate. The specifics of each affected individual’s situation vary, but one thing they have in common is that they will be having surgery. … more
Over the last couple months, I’ve checked out groceries at stores in communities across South Dakota. One out of every four or five customers had to put something back because of how much it cost. … more
She parked the Chevy Coupe next to the wooden building with the bell on top. Her passengers scrambled out and began to unload the car. The young teacher smiled. Her mother and sister were as excited … more
More than nine months after it began, we still hear daily updates and news regarding the war between Ukraine and the Soviet Union. There are many other countries around the world engaged in “armed … more
This year, my mom’s side is all getting together for an early Christmas gathering, and everyone has been assigned a dish (or two) to bring. I was asked to bring a salad and a pumpkin pie. In my … more
The Christmas Gift by Helen Streiner RiceIt happened one day near December's end; two neighbors called on an old-time friend, And they found his shop so meager and mean, made gay with a thousand … more
The holiday season is well on us. At my age I've learned some things about holiday eating that I'd like to share with you … no extra charge. Let's start with: 1. If you eat a Christmas cookie fresh … more
The holidays are stressful for many people, so this week I’m sharing my thoughts and some ideas on how to alleviate some of that stress when it comes to gatherings with family and friends. If you … more
The older I get, the faster time goes, or so it seems. Once Thanksgiving leftovers are polished off, it is Christmas. This was not so when I was a kid. I remember counting down the days, beginning in … more
We have entered the season of Advent. Many of us perhaps feel that we have actually entered the Christmas season, but we are not going to get into the secular vs. church seasons. If you have an … more
For most of us, we hope to never need help from emergency responders. But when our darkest moments come, we depend on them to be there for us. And they answer the call. They put their lives on the … more
I love dogs. Many dogs fill my memories: Cubby, Mitzi, Bear, Cloudy and others. My travel in rodeo and radio has taught me to enjoy other people’s dogs. Our neighbors just brought home a puppy. My … more
She tied her small gingham apron in the back, just like Mom, and followed her into the porch. They pulled back the heavy rug that covered the wooden basket and began filling a porcelain bowl with … more
Advent can be a devout and joyful time of preparation for the coming of Jesus, but this is usually not at the top of everyone’s mind right after Thanksgiving. I’m guessing, but most of us have … more
It was an exciting weekend for my husband Josh and me. It took several days of hunting, but Sunday night, I finally took a shot at my first deer. During the past couple weeks, we spent several nights … more
« Prev | 1 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 34 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.