Good Girl Moonshine

Sandy Holthaus Until recently, it had been years since I heard about -moonshine. Moonshine was originally a slang term for spirits that were usually made without government authorization. It is a home…

Senior year

Jill Pertler “Slices of Life” At my house, we are entering another senior year. As senior years go, I consider myself fairly experienced. I’ve relished in and endured a handful so far (if we’re counti…

Gathering community together

Sandy Holthaus This last weekend we hosted our fourth Field-to-Feast Community Dinner. Because the weather was beautiful, it was the second time we were able to host this event in the street by Pleasa…

No one is irrelevant

Jean Matua “From the Heart” It is far too easy to feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the world’s problems. Watching the news on TV, for example, for just a few minutes is enough to overwhelm one’s us…

Small town gatherings

Sandy Holthaus The best thing about Summer in a small town is the traditional gatherings, here in Annandale the fourth of July is celebrated over five days with a carnival, parade, and great music. (T…

Sharing ‘Leisure Time’

Sandy Holthaus Amy and I recorded our KRWC AM 1360 radio show “Leisure Time” at In Hot Water last week. It was live. We had the morning coffee ladies as our guests at a special time of 5 p.m. This is …

Summer vacation

There aren’t many weeks of the year that can rival a summer vacation. Except maybe a winter vacation but, hey, it’s summer so let’s stay in the here and now. Vacations, no matter what time of year, ar…

The beauty within

Sandy Holthaus One of my favorite short stories comes from a man named Moses. Moses was not a handsome man. He was short and he also had a very hunched and disfigured back. When he met a beautiful you…

Happy summer!

Jean Matua “From the Heart” I sure hope everyone is making the most of summer 2019. We survive our long, hard winters just to get to this point. And, sometimes, it seems like we miss it and along come…

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