Minor, Joyce

Highlands Today

Don’t ignore the big C

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 -

I have been writing this column for nearly nine years. Most people who have followed it for any length of time know that, beginning in early 2013, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had surgery and began treatment imm...

This is winter?

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 -

Whatever happened to winter? I was just enjoying wearing sweaters, long jeans and closed-toed shoes, sipping hot soup for lunch and turning off the air conditioning.

Finding the right way to diet

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 -

I hate dieting. And I hate exercising even more. Yet, these days, I have to do both to stay healthy. For a while, I spent a lot of time asking myself why I can’t just eat whatever I want and still stay slim, like ...

Childhood fears are not new

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 -

Today’s world is dangerous — so many crooks and predators. I’d always assumed our parents had none of those fears as they grew up. But then my mother told me this true story.

Taking time to share

Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 -

A few years ago I wrote a column about the importance of sharing your wisdom and know how with the next generation. Allow me to add to that, sharing practical everyday tips and secrets for success.

It’s just what mothers do

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 -

Shortly after our son was born, I developed a small itchy bump on the back of my left thigh, where I couldn’t see it, not even in a mirror.

Kid talk makes memories

Saturday, Jan 2, 2016 -

When I was 4 or 5 years old, I remember my mother often watched an afternoon television program called “Art Linkletter’s House Party.” Maybe you remember it too. Sometimes the host would interview th...

What really happened in 2015?

Saturday, Dec 26, 2015 -

We all know there were many significant events in 2015, yet if asked to name some, most would find it difficult to recall even one or two.

Counting the cost of Christmas

Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 -

It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about the holiday season, not even about Christmas in particular. I’m talking about the season when everything th...