The Character that Counts By Jo Russell

January 29, 2012 In just a few days, some school child in the under-twelve group demonstrating the shiniest sterling character of the month–helpfulness–would be a star! Announced by the principal and featured on the office bulletin board, the Character Count kid got...

Do Red Trucks Have More Fun? By Jo Russell

Glancing at my watch after I spewed gravel in an arch while parking for a meeting, I grumbled, “Shoot! Ten minutes late! I hate this!” Dashing inside, I explained to Richard, the leader, “Sorry for being tardy. I have always heard that red vehicles get stopped more....