This year I have a huge new beautiful area for my garden. The area used to be a beautiful 23 foot long, deep swimming pool that was my real “Happy Place.” Over the years, however, it became much too expensive to maintain for one person to enjoy, so we finally had it all filled in and the whole area around it redone beautifully.... more


My farewell plea, and some much-needed answers

This is my last column for the Torrington Telegram. ... more


Learn the art of listening

The robin stands and waits patiently,... more


Palm Trees

Psalm 92:12-15, (NIV) ... more


Learning to appreciate the simple things

He was content for a few days.... more


Cents and Sensibility

As I write, we sit on the brink of a very important election... more


Quiet time insights

“Oh, Mom, it smells like my childhood in here”... more



Psalm 16:6 (NAS) “The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me.” ... more


The Hemp Hype – I’m a believer

Our country and our state are in the midst of some very tough times.... more


Grace is a diamond

Who knew two of my favorite things – music and ranching – had anything in common! ... more


Letter to the Editor, June 17, 2020

Former Goshenite reflects on his dad for Father's Day... more

Editorial Cartoon, June 17, 2020

Editorial Cartoon, June 17, 2020... more

Fixing the foundation

I’ve worked in newspapers for about 30 years and, during that time, I’ve worked closely with law enforcement officials of all kinds.... more


The Bike Race

My husband Toby has been racing bicycles for over 40 years... more

My Wyoming, June 3, 2020

Wow, what on earth would you say to a graduate this year about his or her future?... more

Editorial Cartoon, June 3, 2020

Editorial Cartoon... more

The good, the bad and the what on Earth is happening?

I was down with a migraine for most of the weekend. It wasn’t one of the blinding, don’t move, even thinking hurts my father used to get. But it kept me pretty sedentary for Saturday and a good bit of Sunday.... more