March 22, 2018

Stranded at the drive-thru, branded a fool

By Kristen Banks This week has been a really busy week. It’s been tough to get everything done that needed to get done. And I’ve had […]
March 19, 2018

Column: Reforms can finance teacher pay increases

By Josh Breechen We’re now just over a month into regular session and the budget for FY ’19 looks promising.  Our state economy is recovering and state […]
March 15, 2018

50 Shades of Cornflower Blue

By Kristen Banks “I’ll tell you a story, correct me if it’s not true, but the most noble of all the colors is the lowly Cornflower […]
March 8, 2018

Common threads

By Kristen Banks It is such a delight to gather together with like minded people who share a common passion or hobby with one another. I’ve […]
March 1, 2018

On a lighter note

By Kristen Banks I’m the kind of person who’s always up for trying something new. Whether it’s a food I’ve never heard of, a trendy new […]
February 22, 2018

Master Technician

By Kristen Banks While there are many things in life that I’m not very good at, or make absolutely no sense to me at all, sewing […]
February 4, 2018

Great expectations

I have been married, to my amazing wife, for almost four years now. I am fully convinced that 90 percent of our conflicts within marriage can […]
February 1, 2018

Let’s get real

By Kristen Banks I currently have the daunting task of rebuilding a cherished family heirloom. I am both intimidated and intrigued by this venture. I am […]
January 25, 2018

Perfectly imperfect

By Kristen Banks So, I’ve been organizing, cleaning up, and clearing out for the last couple of weeks. I’m not sure what about the first of […]