Two Sundays ago, our pastor preached about God speaking to Job "out of a whirlwind" (Job 38:1-7). Why a whirlwind? It’s a question I’ve asked for many years as I pondered this provocative chapter in Job.
In the MLB playoffs, the best professional baseball teams go head-to-head to see who will make the 2021 World Series. The MLB playoffs mean fiery fastballs, game-winning home runs, diving catches ... and long games.
Twelve years ago, my best friend since childhood asked me to be his best man for his wedding in Las Vegas. It all sounded like a blast until he told me his nuptials were set for Halloween. I passed since my children at that point were 10, 7, 4 and 3 months old.
Throughout the country, suburban areas such as Greenbelt, Maryland, and Arlington, Virginia, have wetlands, lakes and streams that were created or reshaped by large brown, flat-tailed and orange-toothed rodents. Beavers, like humans, change their surroundings to fit their needs.
“Squid Game,” Netflix’s massive global hit produced in South Korea, might feature playground games, but it is most obviously not for kids. The ultraviolent show follows 456 debt-ridden adult characters as they fight one an other to the death for a chance to win millions of dollars.
There’s one thing that strikes fear into me like nothing else, regardless of the time of year, and it is this: looking out my living room window and seeing my 11-year-old Henry waving frantically at me from his bus stop and yelling at the top of his lungs, “The cows are in Glenn’s backyard!”
Years ago, when our kids were in preschool, my husband and I had what seemed like a crazy pipe dream: Once a year, we would take a multiday hike as a couple. Turns out it was a crazy pipe dream. At least at the time. But last year, as empty nesters, we resolved to finally make it happen.
A few years ago, Lisa Myers, owner of the lifestyle store Capers Home in Seattle, had a house guest who took special notice of a pile of old, worn-out and discolored sheets and towels that Myers had set aside for the rag bag.
It's just one night under the stars, but the view pays off. Each fall, Wes Nicholas sleeps one shift atop the school where he's principal for a fundraiser. His alarm clock is unusual: Asotin Elementary School students yell for him to wake up. Nicholas also starts the day getting a haircut.
As patrons roamed the inside of Southside Community Senior Center's dining room, they were in celebration: several Spokane residents had reached their 100th birthday, and they were honored in one of the center's first post-pandemic in-person events.
With a 70%-80% chance of a La Niña winter in Spokane, this next season is expected to bring more snowy weather. That's incentive in the next several weeks of fall to prepare with safety measures both for you and your home.
Sacred Heart Medical Center is getting much-needed relief from a Department of Defense medical team that’s expected to enable providers to start offering operations and procedures that were delayed by the most recent COVID wave.
I seem to write a lot about dementia. The older I get, the more I’m interested in all sorts of brain loss. My mom had dementia – probably Alzheimer’s disease, although as a one- to two-pack-a-day smoker, it could have been small strokes.
Q. My dad was on statins. (He really needs the help controlling his cholesterol.) We immediately noticed an increase in his blood glucose measurements. His Type 2 diabetes was more difficult to control, and it was very upsetting for him, as he was trying so hard.