• By Joy Norwood jnorwood@thecourierexpress.com

It should have been easy. We made a sort of plan but didn’t think it should take much time or effort. We were so wrong.

I recently came across a page from an old cooking magazine or insert into a newspaper. The page was amongst other food pages given to me and was yellowed with age.

Easter arrives tomorrow. The word brings memories of hats, white gloves, packed churches, lilies and tulips, colored eggs, colorful baskets, chocolate bunnies, stuffed bunnies, ham, sweet pota…

A friend at my church surprised me the other day with some old recipes. They looked as if they had been a magazine inserted into a newspaper but the photos looked more like those I’ve seen in …

A magazine caught my eye as I entered the break room at the Courier Express office in DuBois. There was a photo of a luscious peach pie on the front cover. A closer look and I realized the pic…

With the two recent winter storms, some would say March is coming in like a lion. However, our area didn’t fare too bad during these two storms. The southern and eastern parts of the state see…

Dad and I were recently out for supper. I decided to order the lasagna, which turned out to be very flavorful.

  • By Joy Norwood jnorwood@thecourierexpress.com

While winter has taken a step back in recent days the balmy 70 degree weather didn’t last long. These rainy days bring their own chilly dampness with them causing many of us to want to stay in…

At this time of year if someone mentions “doctoring” up, it would be logical to think they meant for the flu. Images of aspirin bottles, cough syrup bottles and boxes of tissues may come to mi…

I may have a new title – crazy cat lady. At least if the neighbors would have seen me a few weeks back I’m sure they would have unanimously anointed me with it.

Last week I noted that I was remaining as the Tri-County Sunday editor. Anyone who saw the article in this past week’s Jeffersonian-Democrat newspaper will know that I am also the editor of th…

As I was cleaning out the office for the newly named Courier Express editor, David Sullens, I found myself sometimes struggling to determine what to keep, what to pass on to others and what to…

This week our offerings of food columns includes one with a recipe for pancakes. What better comfort food as the cold winds blow and the temperatures go below freezing.

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