Monthly Archives: February 2018

Winds of change

By Allen Teal, chaplain
Rolla Presbyterian Manor

March brings changes. Most people are not fans of change. Phrases have emerged to illustrate this.

“Change is painful.”

“Change will come when the pain of staying the same is worse than the pain READ MORE

Not just horsing around

Millie Benne taught herself a number of trick horse-riding moves. She and her husband, a steer roper, participated in rodeos for many years.

Millie Benne taught herself a number of trick horse-riding moves. She and her husband, a steer roper, participated in rodeos for many years.

Resident Millie Benne wowed rodeo crowds with tricks on horseback

Millie Benne was a horsewoman from a young age. She taught herself to be a trick rider and performed in rodeos throughout Missouri for several years.

She didn’t have any formal training, READ MORE

Neil Diamond and Coping with Parkinson’s Disease

Medication and surgery can help, but symptoms impact basic abilities (Photo credit: neildiamond.com)

By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue

Fans of Neil Diamond grieved last month to learn that the longtime pop singer has canceled the remainder of his 50th anniversary tour following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

“Very sad news,” one fan wrote on READ MORE