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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
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July 20, 2016
Column: Father knows best
I woke up on the morning of Dec. 4, 1991, ready for a typical day of college life. I’d go to class, head over to work at the dorm’s mail desk for a little while before lunch, then squeeze in some homework before hanging out with friends. Maybe, if I was feeling ambitious, I’d...
July 20, 2016 - 9:29pm
June 15, 2016
Column: Shadows of love
I sat in church on Sunday listening to the sermon and had an inspiration for my column. This isn’t unusual. I often am inspired at that time to jot down ideas for possible future writings. I have returned, however, to doing this the old fashioned way — with pencil and the edges...
June 15, 2016 - 11:36am
June 1, 2016
Column: The land of the free
I’m writing this while out on the deck with my laptop, enjoying the beautiful sunshine and breezes and birdsong that I so love this time of...
June 1, 2016 - 5:33pm
May 19, 2016
Column: What's in a name?
Last week we had the unexpected pleasure of a visit from some acquaintances. I’d only met them once, and my husband and children never had, but when I saw via the Information Superhighway that they were driving by on I-90, I let them know that they’d be welcome to stop by our...
May 19, 2016 - 9:27am
May 4, 2016
Column: For the love of vinyl
When I was a kid, I had a stack of those little 45 rpm records. Remember those? Mine were mostly Disney stories, complete with accompanying...
May 4, 2016 - 9:49am
April 20, 2016
Column: Overheard consequences
There is a line in “The Fellowship of the Ring,” the first movie in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, which never ceases to bring a smile to my face. Sam Gamgee, Frodo Baggins’ faithful friend and gardener, is caught eavesdropping by the wizard Gandolf. He has been listening beneath...
April 20, 2016 - 10:43am
April 6, 2016
Column: One day in His courts
“Does it get any better than this?” I marveled as the organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England, played Saint-Saëns Maestoso...
April 6, 2016 - 9:51am
March 23, 2016
Column: The Burden O’ the Green
Last Thursday was St. Patrick’s Day and, when your last name is O’Donnell, that means it comes with a little baggage. Or, as I like to call it: The Burden O’ the Green. Names come with expectations. Name your child “Edsel” and he’ll — at least by the older generations...
March 23, 2016 - 10:09am
March 2, 2016
Column: More real than breathing
When I was about 7 years old, I wrote a book. It was called “The Gooble-Gooble Monster.” It was about a scary-looking monster who, though his appearance was quite terrible, was actually very kind. He came across a little girl and she was frightened by his scary face. She began...
March 2, 2016 - 11:57am
February 17, 2016
Over in the warm climes of the Pacific Northwest, my sisters and parents are currently enjoying the beautiful springtime blooms of daffodils and crocuses in their flower gardens. In Miami, Fla., where I was born, it’s 72 degrees. Down in Oklahoma, a friend of mine just planted...
February 17, 2016 - 8:52am
February 3, 2016
Column: The definition of love
The telephone rang one Saturday morning several years ago as we were preparing to go to my husband’s great uncle’s funeral. My husband answered. He came downstairs a few minutes later with an interesting look on his face. I glanced up quickly from the sash I was tying on our daughter’s...
February 3, 2016 - 10:52am
January 20, 2016
Column: Lunchtime lessons
Once upon a time, a girl was asked to deliver meals through her local hospital’s Mobile Meals program. It would be a one-week gig. She said she would do it, but please give her an easy route. One that wouldn’t take her too long. At a quarter to 11 the next morning, the girl showed...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
January 6, 2016
Religion briefs: Jan. 7
Westminster spaghetti supper set for Friday WORTHINGTON — The 15th annual spaghetti supper will be Friday at Westminster Presbyterian Church,...
January 6, 2016 - 11:32am
Column: May the Force be with you
Waves of nostalgia rushed over me as I sat gazing at an enormous screen while the iconic yellow words scrolled up and the unforgettable theme music filled my ears. “Star Wars — Episode 7.” “How cool is this?” I thought as I grabbed my husband’s hand. The answer to...
January 6, 2016 - 11:21am
December 16, 2015
Column: Picture imperfect ... but that's OK
The Christmas music has been playing in my house, but I haven’t baked one single Christmas cookie. The tree is up and decorated, but the train that is supposed to run around it is still in its boxes in the basement. The stamps have been bought but the Christmas cards have yet to...
December 16, 2015 - 11:54am