We are in February, the month to honor those who have paved the way for us to be where we are today.
It is Black History Month. So people wonder why there needs to be a Black History Month, just as some wonder why we need affirmative action. I really believe if these issues were not put into law, they would have never materialized on their own merit.
The United Nations has declared 2015 the year of light internationally. It’s a global initiative voted on by the U.N. to raise awareness of how optical technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to worldwide challenges in energy, education, agriculture, communications and health.
Supporting military families in need is important to Melissa Swift of Elizabethtown.
Swift, a military spouse of almost 16 years, took on the role in October of program manager for Operation Homefront Tennessee/Kentucky. The organization provides assistance to lower enlisted military and their families and wounded warriors.
Vine Grove resident Kimberly Mohammed is a U.S. Army veteran, La Leche leader, homeschool parent and author who, in 2010, faced the realization her 1½-year-old son, Kazi, was regressing developmentally.
I mean, I know it took long enough. But now I’m 33½ and have two young children of my own, I think it is time to call myself an adult. It didn’t happen when I turned 18, or 21 or when I got married. And it didn’t even happen when I became a mother.