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On Life’s Terms

Mrs. Malaprop Reborn

By JoEllen Collins One of my favorite literary characters probably appealed to me because, even as a girl, I sensed that I was afflicted with...

Adding Up To Adventure

By JoEllen Collins  My sense of adventure has changed as I’ve aged, but until recently the thought of volunteering in Africa or checking yet another...

Small Sight Of Joy

BY JOELLEN COLLINS As my daughter was driving me to Twin Falls this past Wednesday, January 6 (a day remembered in “infamy”), we listened non-stop...

ANTICIPATION

By JoEllen Collins Awash with positive predictions for this coming year, most publications feature analyses of what we can anticipate in the coming months. As an...

Remembering Rafer

By JoEllen Collins I am sometimes tempted to honor in my column the lives of personal and public people I admire. Usually, I resist the...

OVEREATING

By JoEllen Collins I wasn’t with my cherished children and grandchildren this sad year for the family Thanksgiving we used to enjoy. I spent a...

BIBI JO, ARTIE, AND JOE

By JoEllen Collins Even in the light of our unremitting political overload, I cannot resist telling my readers this rather sweet story featuring Joe Biden,...

A Plethora Of Disasters

By JoEllen Collins Too many events occurring in a short period of time can cause extreme stress. Some may be happy, such as marriage, a...

A Happy Surprise

By JoEllen Collins In a time of fear and trepidation, some things still give us hope for the future and joy in the present. Certainly, big...

Development Dichotomy

By JoEllen Collins Anyone who spends much time in this part of Idaho must be aware of our pride in our communities. We are usually...

Third Grade At Home

By JoEllen Collins The title of my column might refer to the troubles families and teachers are having concerning school, due to the pandemic. However, in...

Still Waiting

By JoEllen Collins Recently, I watched two non-escapist TV features. As both tugged at my heart, I am compelled to write about them. I maintain...

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