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For a long time now, I have always looked forward to the end of April.

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“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” – C.S. Lewis

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Everyone is affected by COVID-19 in one way or another, especially if you’re an employee whose industry is experiencing a hit. The president recently signed into law the latest package from Congress, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – but what does this mean for…

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When I come home from a day at the clinic and hospital, there is no better feeling than my children running up to give me a big hug. For the past couple of weeks, I have had to remind them to stop, and just do an air hug until I have had a chance to change clothes and shower. The idea is to …

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Like many people around the globe, these last few weeks have been hard to get used to.

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Historically the cavalry was the most mobile element of the battlefield. They fought from horseback and were possessed of the best armor and weaponry. Many is the reference to cavalry arriving to save the day; even the inference the “cavalry is coming” heartens those who are facing terrible …

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Growing up in the Blue Ridge Mountains, there is a home scene that I cherish as we face this coronavirus pandemic. It is not a picture on the wall, but a scene, a portrait, etched in my heart. That scene was viewing Dad when he came home as a circuit rider from his circuit.

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I once read of a farmer who made square boxes for his watermelons to grow in so he could ship them easier. He claimed it worked. Don’t get the wild idea if you ever see a square watermelon that its seeds will produce square watermelons. Watermelon seeds only produce round or elliptically sha…

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Even in ordinary times, the 74,000 of unpaid family caregivers in Wyoming face a daunting set of daily tasks. Oftentimes with little or no training, they may be responsible for wound care, tube feedings, dressing, managing the finances and medical bills of their loved ones, transportation and more.

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The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created high levels of stress and fear for many of us. The anxiety that a disease such as this can bring on can seem overwhelming to many people but learning to cope with and manage that stress is important for every one of us.

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An agricultural drain is a structure the Wyoming Game and Fish Department uses to control water levels in wetlands, irrigation ditches, ponds and lakes. Agricultural drains are beneficial for water control and water conservation management. They improve water quality and wildlife habitat on …

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Mountains are one of God’s most exquisite creations. Way back in late March of 2007, our youngest two of seven children were home from college for spring break. We took trips to the surrounding mountains out south. We traveled as far up the canyon of Little Mountain as we could go. We made i…

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Somewhere over the past week, and especially the past few days, life came to a grinding halt. Events are all canceled, public places have been closed, we’re supposed to stay home. In fact, I’m writing this column from my apartment in an effort to social distance and self-isolate as much as p…

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A guy in a beard, work shirt and worn jeans smiled as he tilted the almost empty bin of potatoes back, so I could see the dozen or so spuds left in the bottom.

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With the coronavirus causing school to be canceled, my son brought his schoolwork home. He shared with us a Greek mythology worksheet about Pandora’s Box. If you aren’t familiar, the Greek god Zeus gave a wedding present to beautiful Pandora but instructed her not to open it. Like many of us…

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In the time of coronavirus, I headed to southern Utah’s remote canyon country to do some extreme social distancing.

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Continuity is important for every stage of business. Wyoming now has several confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases and things are changing quickly. The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, as part of our emergency preparedness strategies for businesses, is ready to stra…

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It’s like we’re living in a movie. Everyone and everything is focused on one thing: COVID-19.