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 By Tammy Jordan    Columns    January 14, 2021 

From My Perspective: In This Crazy World, Be the Difference

Welcome to the second official week of January, where it feels like the world has gone completely mad. We've seen and heard horrible things in this...

 

Learning to Understand Conflicting Beliefs

Welcome to 2021! It’s a brand new year. One filled with promise of new things, new endeavors, and new and different beliefs. Rather than address a...

 

From My Perspective: A Year in Review

Remember last January, when I really began writing this column on a regular basis? Yes, January, at this point feels like yesterday, and five years...

 

Self Care & Being the Light in Your Own Life

There has been a lot of talk in my world of Facebook, blogs, and books I’ve been gravitating to lately about “self-care.” It seems like such an...

 

From my PerspectiveL: The Blessings of What 2020 Has Taught Me

It’s been a year, hasn’t it? It’s been good. It’s been bad. It’s been difficult. It most definitely has NOT been easy. It’s brought sickne...

 

Deputy's Log: Dec. 6 to Dec. 12

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received twelve calls for service during the week of Dec. 6 to Dec. 12 in the Lincoln area. Deputies performed two...

 

Blessings in Disguise

The term, "blessings in disguise" is use to describe good things that happen in our lives that, at first, may not seem like a blessing at all....

 

This is Montana: Philipsburg and the Flint Creek Valley: Silver and Sapphires

In the 1860s, as large deposits of gold, silver, copper, and other valuable minerals were discovered in Granite County, many mining settlements sprung...

 

From my Perspective: Counting Your Blessings

Welcome to December! While I always view November as a month devoted to gratitude and Thanksgiving, December is the month I remember all of the blessi...

 

From My Perspective: Gratitude Comes in the Moments

In December, I'll be moving into the theme of blessings, but for my last column in November, I want to continue my thoughts on gratitude. Something...

 

From My Perspective: Finding Gratitude Among the Loss

I’ve been writing about gratitude for the past couple of weeks. We’ve also experienced a lot of loss in Lincoln over the last several months. Like...

 

From My Perspective: Gratitude Continues

Last week, my column focused a lot on gratitude, which I'm going to continue with through the month of November. It just seems like the right month...

 

From My Perspective: November, A Month of Gratitude

November, of course plays host to Thanksgiving. For me, it's a sign that "fall" is really here. There is a quote I've seen over the last few years...

 

From My Perspective: Questions in Life

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Would you start a business, raise a family, fulfill a dream of yours or someone else, foster world...

 

Deputy's Log Oct. 11-24

Lewis and Clark County 911 Center received fifty-seven calls for service during the weeks of Oct. 11 to Oct. 24.  Deputies performed three civil...

 

From My Perspective: How Do We Come Back?

Rather than writing yet another piece about how divided we all are, I thought maybe it was time to start writing more about coming back together....

 

From My Perspective: Spinning Together and Overcoming Fears

So, this past week I participated in a worldwide spinning competition. I've done this every year since 2013 during the first week of October. That...

 

From My Perspective

Nowadays, we have labels for everything, and everyone. The labeling has separated and divided us. Instead of being human, we are now labeled based on...

 

From My Perspective

Where in the world did our summer go? If you're anything like me, the list of the "stuff to get done before the snow flies," is still as long as it...

 

From My Perspective: The Promise of a Quiet Morning

In general, I'm a pretty early riser. I've always been this way. When I was younger, there were animals that needed caring for before heading off to...

 

From My Perspective: The Change of Seasons

Where I grew up in Southern Cal-ifornia, I remember learning about seasons in elementary school. The teacher had it up on a bulletin board. Winter...

 

From My Perspective: The Meaning of Friendship

It’s said that if you have one good friend, you have been blessed. I’ve been blessed with very good friends, and some not-so-great friends...

 

From My Perspective: Music to my ears

My musical taste is eclectic to say the least, and I have many people to thank for my wide variety of musical likes. To start, I come from a long...

 

From My Perspective: Life is all about choices

Let’s face it, life is all about choices. The ones we make, the ones that are made for us, and even the ones we don’t make, which technically are...

 

From My Perspective: Taking a day off

This past week, I enjoyed not one, but two days off. It's been awhile since I've had two in a row. It was glorious. I slept in, spent time with my...

 

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