Minor, Joyce

Highlands Today

Aging gracefully tougher than it seems

Friday, Nov 20, 2015 -

I think I have reached that “certain” age, when my body has begun to betray me. It’s not just that my usual iron stomach now suffers occasional bouts of indigestio...

Be careful what you ask for

Friday, Nov 13, 2015 -

When I sat down to write this column I had no idea what to write about. It seemed we’d had a particularly uneventful week, and I couldn’t think of a thing worthy of comment.

It’s all in the cycle

Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 -

What’s up with the weather lately? Last Tuesday the temperature in Sebring topped out at 101 degrees. It’s rarely that hot here in July, let alone November.

Star Wars beckons

Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 - Every few years a movie comes out that I just can’t wait to see. Usually, it’s because the story has some significance to my life or memories I hold dear. “S...

It can’t happen here, right?

Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 -

Bombs… right here in Sebring.

It happens every six months

Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 -

I am often struck by the incongruities of American life in 2015. Perhaps I’m just feeling cynical, but here’s a sampling of what gets under my skin, yet makes no sense to...

Withdrawal is tough

Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 - I am suffering from withdrawal. I find it hard to smile, hard to keep a positive attitude, and almost impossible to take an active interest in things that used to keep me busy...

Our circle expands

Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 -

Our third grandchild was born yesterday but this time we were not present at the hospital. We stayed at our daughter’s house with our 2-year-old grandson, Rorke.