Cycle safely through spring


Blog - Kid in You, Blog post

Dust off your bike and feel the wind in your face as you peddle through the neighborhood. Bikes have been around for over 200 years. Karl von Drais of Germany patented the velocipede in 1818. It had no peddles. The rider sat on the frame and moved by kicking the ground. Pedals were added to […]

April 29, 2019

Listen for Lightning


Blog - Kid in You, Blog post

Lions can really roar. That’s why the National Weather Service made Leon the Lion its mascot to promote lightning safety. Leon says, “When thunder roars, go indoors.” Since nowhere outside is safe in or near a thunderstorm, find a safe place. Here’s a fun game to check your knowledge: https://www.weather.gov/media/safety/presentation/Lightning_Game.swf To learn more, visit: www.weather.gov/lightning

April 8, 2019

Friends and daughters


Blog - Faith's Reflections, Blog post

By Faith L. Wylie, Written March17, 2016. Note: The fifth-generation spring bulbs planted by my friends are thriving and so am I, cancer-free for four and a half years. Crocus were first to push through winter leaves with their small lavender flowers. A few weeks ago, hyacinths shot up stems of purple, pink and white. […]

March 22, 2019

Open Government is Good Government


Blog - Kid in You, Blog post

Will we have sunshine this week after a long, gray winter? Sunshine Week March 10-16 isn’t about weather. This week, we celebrate open government and open records. James Madison, the father of our US Constitution, believed citizens should know what was going in a democratic government. That’s why we celebrate Sunshine Week at the same […]

March 10, 2019