Love Doesn’t Need a Measuring Spoon

For Mother's Day, my daughter Elizabeth made a decadent chocolate pudding pie with a cookie crust. The recipe called for a teaspoon of vanilla. When the time came, did Elizabeth reach for the bottle of vanilla and a teaspoon? Nope. She just poured in what she thought was the right amount. "Oh my," I said … Continue reading Love Doesn’t Need a Measuring Spoon

Trip to Joplin and Carthage Showcased Steps in Grief Process

By Lisa Yorkgitis Nahach LisaYorkgitisNahach@gmail.com When my husband, Jim, and I went to southwest Missouri recently to support our son's basketball team and spend some time together, I had no idea that the trip would help me deal with my grief.¬†One stop gave me an opportunity to vent my sorrow while another convinced me that … Continue reading Trip to Joplin and Carthage Showcased Steps in Grief Process