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The street I lived on

March 13, 2015 Over the years, I have taken trips to my past--places where I grew and went to school and places I used to go for fun like Glen Ech. more »»

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Vintage Wedding Trends

June 10, 2016 June is a most popular month for weddings. A new trend in weddings is throwback nuptials that highlight antique and vintage elements that enhance the wedding day experience. more »»

Taste

I know I’ve still got it

June 3, 2016 Just in case I wondered whether I’ve Still Got It, now I know. I d. more »»

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A firsthand explanation: Why do I relay?

February 26, 2016 Because cancer never sleeps, relays turn into overnight events. more »»

Taste

The season of leftovers

January 8, 2016 “It’s like colcannon,” I tell my husband, as I pile leftover mashed potatoes atop my leftover spinach salad. He grimaces, but it’s deliciou. more »»

Guest Columns

Voices of Shepherdstown History

April 8, 2016 The Shepherdstown Museum held an open house honoring the history of the Shepherdstown Red Sox, the primarily African American baseball team active from the 1930s to the 1950s, and The Brothers of... more »»

The Re-evolution of Running

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Decisions, Decisions

July 10, 2015 As I have gotten older the more advice I seem to get. Some of the ideas have been helpful while a lot of them are not worth rememberin. more »»

Guest Columns

The story of Christmas

December 28, 2015 Luke 2: 1-20 King James Version (KJV) And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. more »»

Wise Guyde

Help has arrived

June 20, 2016 Unrelenting gun violence, the Zika virus, global warming, rainforest destruction, heroin addiction, Monsanto Corporation, stinkbugs, ISIL, trophy hunting, Fox “News”, the U.S. more »»

Taste

The saddest day of winter

February 12, 2016 The saddest day of winter is nearly upon us. It’s not the shortest day. That one already occurred. It’s not necessarily the coldest, either. more »»

Wise Guyde

Ode to Earth Day

April 15, 2016 The Holy Spirit is Like the Wind: A Prayer for Mother Earth Brilliant blue pearl Spinning in vastness In solidarity with the colonized The enslaved The trampled underfoot We masters of the machine... more »»

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SOGI Concerns

February 12, 2016 Shepherdstown is considering following a few municipalities in West Virginia to adopt a municipal level non-discrimination ordinances that varies from state and federal civil rights laws by adding... more »»

The Re-evolution of Running

2015 Dietary Guidelines for America—Sailing for safe harbors or keeping course toward the full catastrophe

February 1, 2016 The new Dietary Guidelines for America released in late 2015—an amendment to the original guidelines that were issued 35 years ago—are not a good recipe for improving America’s dietary health. more »»

As I See It

What a day means

August 14, 2015 Well another month has come and gone. This day is hot and humid; I think we will get a summer storm this evening. As I start to write this, another day is nearly done. more »»

Wise Guyde

Let destiny lead

September 18, 2015 Breaking free is rooted in the American psyche at least as far back as Frederick Turner’s frontier theme. more »»

The Re-evolution of Running

Live Life With More “Vigah”: Take The JFK/ Freedom’s Run Challenge

July 31, 2015 In the late 1950’s a warning sounded. Almost 58 percent of American children were unable to pass a basic fitness test, while only 8.7 percent of Europeans failed. more »»

As I See It

A year older and still fighting

November 16, 2015 Well, old 73 has popped up and I have lived to see another birthday. First of all let me thank all of you who have sent me so many messages of kindness an the hope for many more years to come. more »»

Wise Guyde

A worthier topic is for Society discussion is Love

May 23, 2016 When I wrote the first Wise Guyde column 29 months ago, I said that I would keep away from politics. more »»

Taste

Impressed with the offerings

July 3, 2015 It was lucky that my husband and I chose an umbrella table for our oceanside patio dining, because the sky opened up and poured not ten minutes after we sat down. And then the cloud passe. more »»

Wise Guyde

What contributes to happiness?

February 19, 2016 Recently I came across a fun but insightful quote from former Beatle John Lennon: “When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to lif. more »»

The Re-evolution of Running

A small school fighting the sitting disease

August 28, 2015 Bernadine Somers and Morgan Academy will be the first school of our region, maybe even the East Coast, to experiment with stand up desks for kids. more »»

As I See It

Another Labor Day is here

September 11, 2015 When I was younger the days seemed to last a lot longer. Going back to school was not thought about until the night before the first day of a new school year. more »»

Taste

How to be thrifty

June 5, 2015 When my husband and I got married, everything we owned fit in a Ford Pinto. We had no furniture, no bed. For a month, we slept on the floor. Our spines were never so healthy. more »»

As I See It

Those Little Angels

June 15, 2015 The other day I saw a story on TV about the elementary school I attended when I was a very, very young person. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 5, 2016

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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NO PAIN,no pain

August 5, 2014 Here is photo of a frog that found its way into our garage, but didn't make it out. Crushed before it's time. At least it did't suffer, I think. more »

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