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 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 22, 2021

Connect, Support, Evolve

I’m just returning from two back-to-back weekend shows where I taught and had a booth selling my fiber-wares. I’d forgotten how much work these sh...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 15, 2021

Borrowing a little 'Hey Howdy Hey'

Believe it or not, there are occasionally times that I sit down to write this column, and I have no idea what I’m going to write about. It’s...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 8, 2021

Celebrating Independence

This past weekend we celebrated America’s 245th birthday. For some, this meant having a three day weekend, barbecues, and family gatherings. For...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    July 1, 2021

We're not all Created Equal

Over the last several years we seem to have gone from being a society of people, as a whole, working together and working hard for what we have, to...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 24, 2021

We are Family

We all have a family. Some we are born into, and others we find along the way. Sometimes the family we’re born into isn’t the family we spend the...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 17, 2021

It's All In My Head

In recent weeks I’ve had a lot of people ask me where I come up with the ideas for this column. Usually, my response is something to the effect of ...

 

The Cost of Living

Has anyone else notices the slight yet growing cost of everything lately, or is it just me? Everything from food prices and gas prices to the...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    June 3, 2021

Final Road Trip

This past week I had to say goodbye to my canine companion and best shotgun road trip partner. It was a tough few days, especially those leading up...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Community    June 3, 2021

Lincoln Ducks Unlimited Banquet sees good turnout following last year's hiatus

It was a night of fun, games, and support for the local Blackfoot River Ducks Unlimited Chapter of the Ducks Unlimited organization. After taking a...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    May 20, 2021

Difficult Conversations

Sometimes, circumstances, differing opinions, actions from others and even our own actions, call for conversations in order to clear the air, make...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    May 13, 2021

Help Wanted

If you take a look around, almost anywhere in the state (and likely the country) you’ll notice something in almost every place of business: a...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    May 6, 2021

It's None of Your Business

There are several things in life that are personal in nature. Some remain private forever, while others are private things you talk over with close fr...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    April 15, 2021

Helping Hands

If the last couple of weeks kept me busy preparing and this week has been all about recovery, then I’m here to tell you, moving forward has me...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    April 8, 2021

Preparation... an Ongoing Life Skill

As humans, it seems we're always preparing for something. As children, we're more being prepared for things than actually preparing for ourselves....

 

Community Garden brings in guest speakers for its first class

The Lincoln Community Garden hosted its first class of the season Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Valler's Heritage House. The class focused on seed...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    April 1, 2021

Mind and Garden

It’s often said gardening clears a person’s mind, puts them in touch with the land and relieves stress. I’ve gardened pretty much since I moved...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    March 25, 2021

The Myth of Getting it All Together

One day, I’ll get it all together… I say this every year about the time I get ready to file my taxes. And each year, I do have it a little more...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    March 18, 2021

Somewhere in the Middle

People have often said that there are always two sides to a story. In actuality, there really are at least three sides to every story, especially in s...

 

Lincoln Community Garden to host seed exchange & educational program

The Lincoln Community Garden is sponsoring a seed exchange and educational programming event at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 27 at Valler's Heritage...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    March 11, 2021

Food for Thought

At any given time, there could be anywhere from three to twenty books that I’m reading. While most people keep their books neatly stacked on their n...

 
 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    March 4, 2021

Tough weeks remind us what's important

I'm not going to lie, last week was a rough one. Two friends came to the end of their lives, another received some discouraging news regarding an...

 

Making the most

When it comes to life, I’m one of those live it to the limit kind of folks. I have things I want to do, places I want to go, dreams and aspirations...

 

Old Man Winter & Random Acts of Kindness

This past week, as if we need to be reminded, brought about three feet of snow and sub-zero temperatures we haven’t seen in a really long time...

 

Celebrating Love

Welcome to the second week in February. Yes, most of you know what that means… Valentine’s Day is approaching. The day of love. Some people...

 

Losing control

This week I thought I would write about control, and if you know me, this is kind of a funny topic. For those who don't know me, the reason this is...

 

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