Elizabeth Reishus

Elizabeth Reishus

The Word From on High (Avenue)

Politics potpourri

Pardon this split personality of this column. I had two ideas bouncing around my brain, and they both get a little time this week. Come Together, Right Now The day after Minnesota held caucuses, I read a headline that said that...

Fall fashion tips

When you think of fashion advice, you probably don’t think of the Gaylord Hub. Well, that is about to change. Here are my fall fashion tips. First the most important tip to remember is: If a trend does not work...

Confession of a technophobe

I am hopelessly out of touch with the times. When I was a teen, I loved to listen to the year-end review of #1 hits on the music charts. It was an afternoon of music  that was familiar to me....

Memories of Grandpa

This week is the week when grandparents are invited to have lunch with their grandchild at the Sibley East Elementary. My children will have to settle for lunch with me because their grandparents live so far away. Ironically, as I...

Time to Book It

February is, among other things, “I Love to Read” month. Take some time this month to read with someone you love. When my children were pre-school aged, we attended ECFE classes together. It was at these classes that I was...

Hope for healing

Why do you suppose the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press are in the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Because words are powerful. We teach it to children in anti-bullying curriculum. Words can hurt. Innocent people in...
I admit it. I habitually procrastinate. I put things off as long as I can. I didn’t get a driver’s license until I was 22. I didn’t finish reading “Wind in the Willows” until I was an adult. And...

Support for healthcare reform

Until now, I have avoided stating anything too political or polarizing in this column. Now, I feel compelled to speak up in support of health care and health care coverage reform. I am not going to claim to have all...

Befriend your public library

It’s probably no secret that I am a fan of public libraries. I have had library cards in Pine, Roseau, Pennington, Wright, Kanabec, Brown and Sibley counties. Where else can you find so much information and entertainment in one...

Summer resolutions

Some people make new year’s resolutions. Not me, I make summer resolutions. This summer my goals include: growing more veggies in my garden; exercising regularly at the Gaylord Pool and walking to work every day. My sister and daughter planted...