MY LIFE – Reflections on a day in August

Today is a lovely Thursday halfway through August and the sun is just beginning to sink down behind the trees. Not quite sunset yet, but definitely a quiet time when both the day and I can sit back,... more

THE RECIPE BOX – War Cake recipe is steeped in history

LINCOLN – This week’s recipe for War Cake got its name because bakers avoided using ingredients that were either too expensive or hard to obtain. The cake was also known as Depression Cake because it... more

FILM UNFILTERED – Kalra shines in ‘Blinded by the Light’

HHHHH Music plays an integral part in our lives and as I discussed a few weeks ago in this column, I spoke at length about the Beatles as an influence in my father’s life and my own upbringing. Some... more

TRADITIONAL PARENTING – Adopted children need proper boundaries

Q: A Christian (but very liberal) adoption agency recently turned down our application because they disapprove of our parenting approach, which is your parenting approach. We told them we subscribe... more