On Sept. 10 Oregon's Poet Laureate, Paulann Peterson visited Corban to offer a free poetry workshop.
Last Wednesday, due to a misunderstanding, speaker Dr. Corne Bekker did not show up for chapel. Although it was unfortunate, something good came out of it all. Ellen Kersey shares what transpired that day.
Life isn’t fair. We all know that. Sometimes good things happen; sometimes bad things.
What is Valentines Day like after being married for 55 years? Ellen Kersey illuminates.
The actual performance has escaped my memory, but I remember putting on false fingernails and painting them black, then explaining to my sister, “I can’t do dishes tonight. I have on my fingernails and I might mess them up.”
Offer us the actual price from day one, and we won’t bite. We will wait for the sale, because we have to believe we have outsmarted The Man.
Most of us had many ambitions when we were children. But did any of us want to be the author of the book “The Essential Guide – Research Writing Across the Disciplines”?
I love being busy; my retired husband can sit and “watch grass grow.” But that is only one of the differences that confirm the true statement: opposites attract.
After dinner, I cut him a piece. He took a forkful, a smile spreading across his face as he placed the delicacy in his mouth. Suddenly, I saw a look of wonder – not a positive wonder, but a “What is this?” wonder. Sure enough, he had bitten into a cherry pit. Those home canned...
How would our “up-town” church folk react to someone who looked like a homeless man in need of a shower? Would we pass or fail “the test”?
Occasionally, my enthusiasm for coupons has not been a good thing. In fact, my husband’s surgery a year ago led to a “coupon” situation I have yet to live down.
My family and I lived in Australia for six years in the 70s. In that country, where they do speak English, one would think communicating would be a snap. Not so. After a while, we learned some of the colloquialisms. But, at first, it was a battle not to appear stupid.