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Sunday, Oct 04, 2015

Dorothy Harris

An inconvenient asteroid

Congratulations. If you’re reading this, it means we are still here or Highlands Today has really far reaching circulation. Obviously I’m assuming it’s the former or I would be too busy panicking right along with everyone else to...
Published: 10/01/15

A whole (wheat) new lifestyle

During the past month, I’ve shared our experiences at CHIP class where we learned more about creating a healthier lifestyle. This week we had our second health screening and will soon see exactly how these lifestyle changes have paid off. ...
Published: 09/24/15

‘CHIP-ing’ away at the pounds

Thinking I had a pretty healthy diet despite intermittently adding copious amounts of caffeine and sugar, I was honestly shocked to realize how bad my snacking habits really were. While I know you can’t eat too much of the bad stuff, halfway t...
Updated one month ago

Back to the basics, and birdseed

I knew it wasn’t good when he wouldn’t tell me just how bad it was. My own numbers remained low enough to garner bragging rights, but my waistline had started slipping away.
Updated one month ago

Paying it forward

“Can I get my next week money now,” my daughter queried, explaining how she needed to spend it on Tuesday and couldn’t wait another week to get it. “I’m good for it,” she insisted, “You can just deduct...
Updated one month ago

Big change in a small town

He seemed nice enough as he glided up on his bicycle, exhibiting a polite demeanor. “Excuse me ma’am, can you spare some change,” he queried, glancing around a wee bit nervously. “I’m so sorry,” I honestly re...
Updated: 2 months ago

I’ve become comfortably numb

Ah, the joys of having dental work. A lot of people hate even the mention of this necessary evil and quiver at the thought of entering a dental office. I personally find the whole thing quite relaxing and usually sleep through most of it. My only fea...
Updated: 2 months ago

Two decades and seven years

Life has many changes. People change jobs, move, make new friends and acquire new tastes. Even how we think evolves over time, allowing us to grow and mature as people if we’re wise enough to keep an open mind about things. As one ages, it bec...
Updated: 2 months ago

Open for business?

On a whim we decided to take a drive and go out for lunch. Realizing it was Saturday, after 1 p.m., I decided to be proactive rather than risk another “closed for the summer” experience. Poor Siri couldn’t understand what I was a...
Updated: 2 months ago

Ink fever is catching on

It never fails. Someone gets one and soon everyone wants one. Well, maybe not everyone, but a lot of folks. There’s just something about it which sparks a domino effect similar to that new car phenomenon. You know what I’m talking about...
Updated: 2 months ago