Aren’t You Thankful

It’s hard to imagine life before technology. What if you had to get through a day without the internet? What about going on a road trip without Google Maps? Or getting gifts in a pinch without Amazon? That all probably sounds nearly impossible these days. But not only did we do it a few decades ago, … Read more

How Do I Look?

While a vast number of idioms originate from historical periods, this is not true of all of them, and ‘having a bad hair day’ is one of these exceptions. Originally meaning ‘a day when your hair seems unmanageable’, the use of this expression has now extended to describe a day when everything seems to go … Read more

Lord, Please Give Me A Sign

It’s easy to sit down on the couch with a large portion of [insert your favorite food here] and without realizing it, eat every last bite. Or maybe you’re bored at work or feel a little awkward at a networking event and find yourself snacking on whatever is within reach when you’re not even that hungry … Read more

No Video, No Camera, No Drama. Just Pure Goodwill

  Some where in Germany bags of food are hanged out for the poor needy and hungry… No public display no video no grammar no drama no camera. Just pure love and goodwill. For weeks now the message on how best to slow the spread of coronavirus has been clear: stay at home. But what … Read more

You Know What That Means

Fun Things to Do at Home with Friends and Family 1. Try a New Recipe Browse the internet to find a few new recipes you think your family or significant other might enjoy. Decide on one together and start cooking. Try to choose a recipe that uses produce that’s in season to help keep your … Read more

Every Family Has That One Kid

BROOKINGS, S.D. — It’s a fish tale that has photo proof to back it up Marika Daniels recently took her kids to the Children’s Museum of South Dakota to go “fishing” for rubber fish. She snapped a photo, and it wasn’t until she saw it that she realized her 18-month-old actually had the replica fish … Read more

Lest We Forget

In 1916 the first Anzac Day commemorations were held on 25 April. The day was marked by a wide variety of ceremonies and services across Australia, a march through London, and a sports day in the Australian camp in Egypt. In London more than 2,000 Australian and New Zealand troops marched through the streets; a … Read more

I am ANZACS Supporter

  What is Anzac Day? Anzac Day, 25 April, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. What does ANZAC stand for? ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The soldiers … Read more


  Keeps Your Hands Off Our Ambos! I can’t fight for your mate’s life if I’m fighting for mine Our salaried paramedics and volunteer ambulance officers are the ‘front line’ of health care in Tasmania. Every call they attend places them in unknown and sometimes dangerous situations. While an ambo’s primary role is to look … Read more

Will You Be Standing On You Driveway at Dawn This ANZAC Day

Australians are being called to honour Anzac Day by standing at the end of their driveways for a minute’s silence after public events were cancelled across the nation. RSL Queensland says the display would send a powerful message of solidarity to Australia’s defence community after Anzac Day services, events and parades were cancelled amid the … Read more