Judy Hagey

Freelance Editor - Writer

Saying Goodbye to 2013

…and a favorite pair of slippers. In a few hours 2013 will be a memory. We tend to mark years by our memories—the year Gramma died, the year we got married, the years our children were born. One or two significant memories can mark a year and determine whether it was a good or bad […]

Let’s Compare

Tis the season…for comparison shopping. Thanks to the convenience of the Internet, we can still let our fingers do the walking and save ourselves from the crowds. Adjectives are the vehicle of comparison in language. Most adjectives form the comparative by adding er or r when comparing two things, est for the superlative form—comparing more […]

Of Mother Love and Ugly Ornaments

For years, one of our family’s Christmas traditions consisted of our own version of Where’s Waldo. Only my husband and his mother played. The object of their hide and seek was not a person but an ornament Bob had made as a Cub Scout. Proponents of "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle would be impressed at the creativity […]