Boomer Blog: Sensing summer

A friend popped in the other day with a dish of homemade vanilla ice cream. He fretted about the right combination of ingredients, but I had no such m...

July 24th, 2016 |  


School bored blues

In regards to the endless school saga I noted with interest the response from Mr. Thiel about where they got the money to buy the land.Due diligence?I...

July 24th, 2016 |  


THEIR VIEW: Urbana school superintendent answers questions in 4-part series

Editor’s note: This is the fourth of a four-part series this week answering questions posed about the school construction process. All parts of ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  



THEIR VIEW: Urbana school superintendent answers questions in 4-part series

Editor’s note: This is the third of a four-part series this week answering questions posed about the school construction process. All parts of t...

July 21st, 2016 |  


THEIR VIEW: Urbana school superintendent answers questions in 4-part series

Editor’s note: This is the second of a four-part series this week answering questions posed about the school construction process. All parts of ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


How to use the ‘5-20’ rule for healthy choices

How to use the ‘5-20’ rule for healthy choices

Question: I’ve never been a fan of Nutrition Facts labels, but a friend recently mentioned that she reads them all the time, using something cal...

July 20th, 2016 |  


THEIR VIEW: Urbana school superintendent answers questions in 4-part series

Editor’s note: This is the first of a four-part series this week answering questions posed about the school construction process. All parts of t...

July 20th, 2016 |  


An ear of corn A-OK as part of a balanced diet

An ear of corn A-OK as part of a balanced diet

Question: We really enjoyed having corn on the cob on July Fourth. One of my children asked why we don’t have it more often. I explained that co...

July 19th, 2016 |  


The children are watching

My usual upbeat attitude has been faltering of late. Increasingly, I worry for the future of our nation and the world. My gravest concerns, however, a...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Working in garden yields multiple benefits

Working in garden yields multiple benefits

Question: This year, I greatly enlarged my vegetable garden. I enjoy it, but it’s a lot more work than I realized. People tell me that gardening...

July 14th, 2016 |