Be counted on the 2020 Census. It’ll be part of your family history.
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a constitutionally-mandated count of everyone living in the nation. This decennial census counts all residents to determine where to draw congressional voting lines as well as where new businesses and jobs will be available. The census also determines how much federal funding states and local communities will…
Grandma Nora loved us with all the “parts of her heart”
My Grandma Nora’s passing on Dec. 20, 2019, has made me question life and death, and how we will be remembered. In the end, we are all encompassed in a written obituary, spoken eulogy, or memorable stories. Within our hearts forms an intricate web designed of silky conversations and tenacious details. Reflecting and writing are…
Legends | FAREWELL: Editor-In-Chief closes with a sentimental feature
This piece was originally published in Hilltop Views. My four-year routine of reserving Monday nights for contributing to weekly print editions of Hilltop Views ended this week. Crowded together on computer screens, my staff and I work through writing, designing and editing. Around midnight, the majority start dwindling out of the office. Tuesday around 3…