Minor, Joyce

Highlands Today

Not like it used to be

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 -

The age of computers and the internet has brought us so many changes we can hardly be aware of all of them.

One gift primes the pump

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 -

In 2006, John got a job as director of human resources for Broward County Transit. We were living in Alabama at the time so the new job required us to move from Tuscaloosa to Coral Springs.

Local is where it’s at

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 -

When I was a kid growing up in Michigan, all colds, flu, ear infections, etc., happened in winter and were blamed on the cold, snowy weather. It just made sense, at least to a child.

Love in an envelope

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 -

I just mailed a package containing three birthday presents for our 7-year-old granddaughter.

Who’s on first

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 -

Certain things I’ve seen on television, no matter how long ago, just seem to stick with me and occasionally connect with something in my daily experience. An example would be the old comedy routine of Abbott and C...

Parenting is never finished

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 -

Recently, our eldest daughter, facing new responsibilities on her job, telephoned her father for advice.

Nothing like a good read

Saturday, Jul 16, 2016 -

I love to read, so much so that it hardly matters what else needs doing; reading will usually win out. I have several favorite writers but I also love discovering new ones. I don’t stick to just one genre or even ...

A whole lot of punning going on

Friday, Jul 8, 2016 -

There are certain expressions and idioms so common to the English vernacular that we seldom give a thought to what we’re really saying when we use them. We rarely stop to think how those expressions could be misund...

Surgery, what a pain

Friday, Jul 1, 2016 -

My elderly mother is about to have reverse shoulder joint replacement surgery. She has endured a lot of pain the last few years and finally decided enough is enough. Surgery couldn’t possibly be more painful or mo...