No longer random

The time between Super Bowl Sunday and Valentine’s Day began as routine, but I still decided to share the admittedly-random workings of my mind ...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Explaining the “Explanation of Benefits”

Explaining the “Explanation of Benefits”

Every time your doctor sends a medical claim to a medical insurance company or care management organization, you will receive an Explanation of Benefi...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Are you eating out for Valentine’s Day?

Are you eating out for Valentine’s Day?

Question: With all the recent media reports of foodborne illness caused by eating at some restaurants, how can I know if the place I take my sweetie t...

February 12th, 2018 |  



Applause in America

It all just gets curiouser and curiouser. While the Democrats and Republicans have been distracting themselves with dueling memos, foreign entities ar...

February 11th, 2018 |  


Graham asks for help

With great effort and painstaking precision, Graham Local Schools has spent several years making needed cuts in order to stretch our daily operating b...

February 5th, 2018 |  


No Rhythm & Foods Festival in 2018

Well, the time has come to make the difficult decision to forgo the 2018 Rhythm & Foods Festival.It has been a very hard, yet, smart choice to mak...

February 5th, 2018 |  


The first time ever I …

I recently watched lots of television during the wee hours; as a tennis fan, I wanted to see the Australian Open live in Melbourne – sixteen hou...

February 4th, 2018 |  


Raw or lightly cooked sprouts not safe for all

Raw or lightly cooked sprouts not safe for all

Question: I went to a hibachi grill last weekend and I really wanted to eat the sprouts, but my husband was adamant that I not eat them because I̵...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Monument Square District celebrates 2017 accomplishments

The Monument Square District Board held our annual retreat recently and reviewed 2017. Wow! So many events, projects, volunteers, marketing, partnersh...

January 29th, 2018 |  


STOP Act would reduce access to illegal opioids

The nation’s opioid problem is a complicated one that will take a long time to solve. Unfortunately, that means many more people will likely ove...

January 29th, 2018 |