The stories in this month’s BEACON prompted a few of us in the office to take a break from putting together the February issue and reminisce about some of our early love stories—our first kiss, the day we met our significant other and the first thing we noticed about them. . . .
Did you know that only 8 percent of people succeed in their New Year’s resolutions? I can think of only one person I know personally who has followed through with their resolution. I don’t know why my sweets-obsessed friend vowed to go a year without drinking Dr. Pepper—whether it was . . .
My life is good. My fitness? Not so much. I work a lot and when I’m done working for the day, I like to drink beer, eat dinner and watch Netflix. Not only have I added on some pounds, but I get winded just thinking about climbing the stairs to . . .
Keeping holiday traditions alive can be difficult when your growing family is spread out across the country and everyone has their own busy agenda. My family doesn’t practice many of the rituals we did when I was a kid, nor have they been passed down to younger generations. It’s been . . .
Finding the right gift for Nana and Pawpaw can be challenging. Chances are they already have it, or don’t want or need anything else. Our readers have weighed in with their holiday wish lists over the years, and generally, topping the list is (drum roll, please)…you. Life is busy, especially . . .