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Help save monarch butterflies

One of the most beautiful creatures is the monarch butterfly.  With colors of red and orange, monarch butterflies look so striking. They resemble an image from a stained glass window that suddenly comes to life.  Since they are elegant creatures of Mother Nature, their name, “monarch,…

Mister Rogers was our neighbor

  When I was a child, I remember watching Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. I truly loved the show and sang the theme song, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” From watching Mister Rogers, I learned to be compassionate, caring and strong. Of all the lessons that I learned…

Easter Island holds many mysteries

When most of us think of Easter, we think about Sunday services to observe this Christian holiday. In a secular sense, Easter is also a time to celebrate the beginning of spring and renewal. What some of us do not know is that there is a…

Jane Eyre depicts feminism

It was a time when the majority of women stayed home to raise their children. Outside of the home, many did not have a job or career. Defying convention, Jane Eyre was a fictional character that was completely the opposite of women in the 1800’s. Jane…

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