Joyce Minor

I don’t deserve it

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column was originally published in November 2007.
Updated: 3 months ago

Aging gracefully tougher than it seems

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 indigestion, or that I’ve finally had to break down and get bifocals....
Updated: 3 months ago

Be careful what you ask for

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.
Updated: 3 months ago

It’s all in the cycle

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.
Updated: 3 months ago

Star Wars beckons

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. “Star Wars, The Force Awakens” is one of those movies because the origi...
Updated: 4 months ago

It can’t happen here, right?

Bombs… right here in Sebring.
Updated: 4 months ago

It happens every six months

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 me.
Updated: 4 months ago

Withdrawal is tough

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 and entertained. ...
Updated: 4 months ago

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.
Updated: 4 months ago

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.
Updated: 5 months ago