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Communications breakdown on the road

March 10, 2013 What we’ve got here, is a failure to communicate — with warmth and / or civility, anyway. more »»

Communications breakdown on the road

March 10, 2013 What we’ve got here, is a failure to communicate — with warmth and / or civility, anyway. more »»

Barely hanging on as winter hangs on

March 4, 2013 I know it doesn’t seem like it, but we actually ARE in the home stretch. We finally made it to March, so at least that’s something. more »»

Where’s the outrage when Christianity is attacked?

February 24, 2013 Well, it’s exactly 10 months until Christmas Ev. more »»

All work and no play in Florida is OK, but heart is in Ohio

February 17, 2013 As we Christians observed the beginning of the Lenten season by fasting and abstaining, lovers of the greeting card industry — I mean, Valentine’s Day — bought chocolate in droves and school-aged... more »»

A wail at the thought of no Saturday mail

February 10, 2013 Boy, another week chock full of lots of important news, huh? First and foremost, the good news: a miracle occurred and the life of a 6-year-old boy was saved in Alabama. Thank you, Lord. more »»

Celebrating freedom of the press and the 49ers

February 3, 2013 I was at a work function the other evening when I introduced myself to someone who responded, “Patty Kimerer? Do you write a column for the Tribune Chronicle?” Immediately, I scanned the room for th... more »»

The biggest controversy of them all:?Mommygate

January 27, 2013 Well, well, well. It’s been quite the controversial week (or so), has it not? First of all was the faux mea culpa of Lance Armstrong. more »»

De-deck the halls with boughs of holly

January 20, 2013 Please note the date. It is the 20th day of the first month of the year 2013. This means a great many things to a myriad of people all over the planet. It’s the dawn of fresh era. more »»

De-deck the halls with boughs of holly

January 20, 2013 Please note the date. It is the 20th day of the first month of the year 2013. This means a great many things to a myriad of people all over the planet. It’s the dawn of fresh era. more »»

Deciphering the world of text lingo

January 13, 2013 OK, so we made it to the first “13th” of 2013. Thank goodness it didn’t land on Friday. OMG, everyone would be like flipping bricks. Yes, it’s a saying. more »»

Wrestling with resolutions ... and that old tree

January 6, 2013 Well, we’re almost a week into the whole “New Year’s Resolution” deal. How’s that working out for ya so far? And just like that, first hmpf of 2013. more »»

Looking back at the laughs that came in 2012

December 30, 2012 2012. Almost in the books now. more »»

Horrors don’t change meaning of the season

December 23, 2012 Well, friends, here we are. Two days before Christmas and, given the recent events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it’s going to be a challenge to stay jolly this year. more »»

Discovering the secret to surviving another winter

December 16, 2012 Well, it’s just about over now. Heavy sigh. Relax. I’m not worried about any misinterpreted Mayan calendar silliness. I’ll see you on the 22nd. more »»

Discovering the secret to surviving another winter

December 16, 2012 Well, it’s just about over now. Heavy sigh. Relax. I’m not worried about any misinterpreted Mayan calendar silliness. I’ll see you on the 22nd. more »»

Mom filled with dread at thought of teenage years

December 9, 2012 Every year, just before the globe celebrates the most important birthday in the history of the universe, we commemorate another one that’s pretty special over here in Patty-Land. more »»

Reflecting on the meaning of the season

December 2, 2012 Here’s the thing about the first day of Advent, it’s always the purple Sunday. Well, actually, all of them are purple Sundays. Except for the third one. That one’s always pink. more »»

Amid holiday hubbub is a familiar routine

November 25, 2012 Oh, yes it is. It is exactly one month from today, people. Ready or not, here comes Christmas season. more »»

Always be prepared ... to leave your notes at home

November 18, 2012 Boy, do I like to have things in order. Oh, don’t get me wrong. more »»

 
 

 

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