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Friday, Oct 09, 2015

Joyce Minor

Our circle expands

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.
Published: 10/04/15

Have you seen our town?

In a community the size of Avon Park you don’t need to live here long before you feel as if you know almost everyone in town, one way or another.
Published: 09/27/15

Call my lawyer - please

I have never had much to do with lawyers, legal documents, or legal lingo. But in the last few years, I‘ve helped my mother with matters concerning her estate, so I’ve been forced to deal with a host of legal issues.
Updated one month ago

And so the game begins

It’s that time again. That season when John starts to itch for a new electronic gizmo of some sort.
Updated one month ago

Running in circles, again

The last few days of my life have been consumed with one knotty problem, and the more I try to fix things the worse it all gets.
Updated one month ago

EPA has blinders on

These days there is an ongoing discussion about protecting the environment, preserving natural resources, and stopping pollution of our air, land and water. I share in that concern. God named Adam, and thus all of us, the protectors of our natural wo...
Updated one month ago

The check is in the mail

Have you ever found yourself receiving tons of junk mail from organizations you’ve never heard of nor contacted? “How did they get my name?” you wonder. Well, it’s really no secret.
Updated: 2 months ago

The war on weight begins

Okay, I’m tired of being overweight and out of shape. Starting Monday, August 17, I’m giving myself 30 days to lose 15 pounds. Half a pound per day should not be too hard.
Updated: 2 months ago

Mine is a ‘rough hewn’ life

Some things in life are totally out of our control. How we deal with them can be the biggest challenges of life as well as the biggest emotional ups and downs we’ll ever face.
Updated: 2 months ago

Gardening is not my forte

When I moved to Florida in 2006, I didn’t realize how different some things would be compared with Michigan where I grew up. But I had lived in 12 states from New Jersey to California and from Minnesota to Texas, so I figured if I could acclim...
Updated: 2 months ago