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Parkinson’s is personal ... but you can help

April 14, 2013 I’d like to tell you about my new pal, Margaret Poole. Her friends call her Peggy, and since I’m now her buddy, she has graciously consented to adding me to that distinguished lis. more »»

Seeing more clearly — and gratefully — with age

April 7, 2013 As the Cleveland Indians sucked me in for another season by starting off strong and the latest Carnival Cruise dilemma sealed my decision to keep any future vacations landlocked, yet one more unique... more »»

Sharing the love and reminders of Easter Sunday

March 31, 2013 Ah, Easter Sunday. I absolutely love Easter Sunday. It’s not just the 85 pounds of chocolate you can eat without judgment for a day. more »»

A request for Mother Nature:?Please send sun!

March 24, 2013 An Open Letter to Mother Nature: Hey, there, um, Mother Nature. Or Mother Earth ... I’m never sure which moniker is preferable. more »»

Birthdays, robots and popes:?All in a week’s work

March 17, 2013 My, my but it’s been a busy week for the Kimerer family. It all started with my husband Kerry’s birthday on Monday. Well, it really started with a family dinner in his honor on Sunday, to be precis. more »»

Communications breakdown on the road

March 10, 2013 What we’ve got here, is a failure to communicate — with warmth and / or civility, anyway. more »»

Communications breakdown on the road

March 10, 2013 What we’ve got here, is a failure to communicate — with warmth and / or civility, anyway. more »»

Barely hanging on as winter hangs on

March 4, 2013 I know it doesn’t seem like it, but we actually ARE in the home stretch. We finally made it to March, so at least that’s something. more »»

Where’s the outrage when Christianity is attacked?

February 24, 2013 Well, it’s exactly 10 months until Christmas Ev. more »»

All work and no play in Florida is OK, but heart is in Ohio

February 17, 2013 As we Christians observed the beginning of the Lenten season by fasting and abstaining, lovers of the greeting card industry — I mean, Valentine’s Day — bought chocolate in droves and school-aged... more »»

A wail at the thought of no Saturday mail

February 10, 2013 Boy, another week chock full of lots of important news, huh? First and foremost, the good news: a miracle occurred and the life of a 6-year-old boy was saved in Alabama. Thank you, Lord. more »»

Celebrating freedom of the press and the 49ers

February 3, 2013 I was at a work function the other evening when I introduced myself to someone who responded, “Patty Kimerer? Do you write a column for the Tribune Chronicle?” Immediately, I scanned the room for th... more »»

The biggest controversy of them all:?Mommygate

January 27, 2013 Well, well, well. It’s been quite the controversial week (or so), has it not? First of all was the faux mea culpa of Lance Armstrong. more »»

De-deck the halls with boughs of holly

January 20, 2013 Please note the date. It is the 20th day of the first month of the year 2013. This means a great many things to a myriad of people all over the planet. It’s the dawn of fresh era. more »»

De-deck the halls with boughs of holly

January 20, 2013 Please note the date. It is the 20th day of the first month of the year 2013. This means a great many things to a myriad of people all over the planet. It’s the dawn of fresh era. more »»

Deciphering the world of text lingo

January 13, 2013 OK, so we made it to the first “13th” of 2013. Thank goodness it didn’t land on Friday. OMG, everyone would be like flipping bricks. Yes, it’s a saying. more »»

Wrestling with resolutions ... and that old tree

January 6, 2013 Well, we’re almost a week into the whole “New Year’s Resolution” deal. How’s that working out for ya so far? And just like that, first hmpf of 2013. more »»

Looking back at the laughs that came in 2012

December 30, 2012 2012. Almost in the books now. more »»

Horrors don’t change meaning of the season

December 23, 2012 Well, friends, here we are. Two days before Christmas and, given the recent events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it’s going to be a challenge to stay jolly this year. more »»

Discovering the secret to surviving another winter

December 16, 2012 Well, it’s just about over now. Heavy sigh. Relax. I’m not worried about any misinterpreted Mayan calendar silliness. I’ll see you on the 22nd. more »»

 
 

 

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