Blessings Come in Many Forms

By Leslee W. Kahler My husband and I had been married for about two years when Nekko came into our lives. I was visiting friends when on the way back to my car I spotted a small black and gray cat stuck in a tree. I climbed the tree part way and managed to coax … Continue reading Blessings Come in Many Forms

SHE: An International Women’s Day Write-up

By Mehreen Ahmed Editor's Note: International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th each year. Mehreen Ahmed wrote this essay on International Women's Day 2022. When God created Eve, he had created not a companion, but a woman of power. One who would be instrumental to the creation of human history. Her act, a single … Continue reading SHE: An International Women’s Day Write-up

Thinking of Dad: Hank Williams, Patti Page, Roland, and Me

By Leslie Knibbs My first memory, he's standing at a jukebox in his restaurant in Echo Bay.  It's the fifties.  Roland's two-tone '57 Lucerne is parked in its usual spot parallel with the building safely out of harm’s way at the end of a long line of customers' cars, pick-up trucks, two Indian motorcycles, and Hog Hurley's … Continue reading Thinking of Dad: Hank Williams, Patti Page, Roland, and Me

Their Time: Female Biathletes, a Landmark Anniversary, and the Battle against Climate Change

By Kris Haines-Sharp She came with two kids, two guns, and a dog. The dog and children stayed. The guns? Another story. One sold to a man in his forties who had taken up biathlon. The other, propped in a case in the back of our bedroom closet. I stopped reading the stickers, plastered on … Continue reading Their Time: Female Biathletes, a Landmark Anniversary, and the Battle against Climate Change