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Monday, August 10, 2020

My Little Mayberry: Inquiring Colusan Minds

You’re going along, see something and wonder, “Hey! What’s that all about?” Inquiring Colusan Minds at work. Recent questions you may have had: If it’s...

Thinking about Health (05/02/2018)

Battle over Affordable Care Act (ACA) shifts to the states Wendell potter | Rural Health News Service We’ve heard relatively little from Washington in recent months about the Affordable...

Watchman on the Wall: No fear Psalm 91

Known as the Soldier’s Psalm or Psalm of Protection, there are many testimonies of NATO forces carrying cards of Psalm 91 in their pockets...

Watchman on the Wall: Golden State Killer

What a dumb idea to get a dog! Everybody was freaking out about the Golden State Killer, though we referred to him as the...

Digging deeper into grace (01/24/2018)

Our community has been hit hard by much grief in this New Year. We lost five beloved young people when a wrong-way driver slammed...

Thinking About Health: Resurrecting old insurance model may limit – Who gets covered and...

Trudy Lieberman - Rural Health News Service A new health insurance option awaits consumers this fall. Proponents say it will offer lower premiums and relief...

What’s Your Plan – 04292020

I didn’t quite complete all that I had in mind last week. I hope to finish up this week. Don’t worry if you were...

VETERANS CORNER Eyeglasses & Hearing Aids

Don Parsons don.parsons@colusadhhs.org  Contrary to popular belief, the VA will provide glasses and hearing aids to those who are not service connected for vision or hearing-related...

Life… as I see it (07/18/2018)

I’ve walked a path of loss when my late husband David was passing. Now, I am watching as a number of my friends are...

Thinking about health: Administration’s Plan for Drug Pricing Preserves Big Picture Status Quo

Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service The headline in the Wall Street Journal seemed to sum up the president’s plans for dealing with America’s...

What’s your plan? (06/24/2020)

I was born on Friday, Twenty-six October Nineteen Sixty-two. I just squeaked in although my Mom probably won’t describe it as such (I watched...

Digging deeper into grace

  The word worry comes from the old English word wyrgan, which meant “to strangle,” or “to choke,” or “to harass by tearing or biting—especially...

Life as I see it (03/14/2018)

  I’m pretty sure Wonder Woman is going down for the count. After the week she’s (I’ve) had unloading the farm house, I won’t be...

My Sisters Cook: Thanksgiving Dinner, Too

Theron Hopkins | for the Pioneer Review And then you wake up. It is the mornings leading up to the Thursday dinner at the big...

Master Gardener’s Corner : Mistletoe

Mistletoe is a parasitic plant that absorbs both water and nutrients from a host tree. Healthy trees can tolerate a few mistletoe branch infections....

Life as I see it (02/07/2018)

  I’m an advocate of journaling. I do it every morning. A highlight of each new year for me is to begin a new journal....

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: If you want to stay healthy, don’t forget your teeth

Gordon Hopkins | Rural Health News Service When people think about health issues, they often don’t think about their teeth. Dental health is rarely considered...

Digging deeper into grace (12/27/2017)

The great good news of Christmas is that God become one of us—that God willingly put Himself in position to experience all the struggles...

Digging deeper into grace (02/07/2018)

John Stott claims, “Hypocrisy is hideous.  What cancer is to the body, hypocrisy is to the church.” By all indications, Jesus would agree with John...

Watch out for Scammers

Toni, I am 67 and have group health insurance through my current employer. I have talked with friends, my company HR and my insurance agent...

Colusa County Historic Look Back (10/19/2016

Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 100 years October 5, 1916 • The Colusa Herald Mrs. E.B. Martin of Leesville school was correcting another student, when Miss...

Life as I see it (01/17/2018)

Along the way in this life of mine I’ve met a few people who I determined were real. These are the folks that loved...

Life as I see it (12/27/2017)

Last week I bragged how the weather here in North Dakota was as good or better than at home in California. But, I also...

What’s your plan? (01/10/2018)

Scott Arens | for the Pioneer Review Happy New Year! We are just 10 days into 2018. I hope that you are still on track...

Season’s Greetings Colusa County Veterans

The holiday season means different things to different people. It means celebrating with family and friends, and often remembering those who are not able...

What’s your plan? (04/18/2018)

Scott Arens | Scott@arenscp.com My youngest is off at Shady Creek this week with her 6th Grade class of Johnson Junior High. When the Pioneer...

What Baby Boomers Should know about medicare?

Toni: I am a confused Boomer who needs to make my Medicare decision this fall when I turn 65. I do not know where...

Life as I see it (01/24/2018)

I’m going to start my column as I end it. Life is good today. We went to church this morning and the music (old time...

Long term care illness…Baby Boomers biggest retirement expense

Morning, Toni: I read your recent article about the cost of nursing homes nationwide and I am concerned that I may wipeout my 401K or...

Digging deeper into grace (02/21/2018)

It is tempting. It is common for us. Bit I beg you, please do not do it. Do not let yourself become numb to...

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