Josh Duggar confronts ugly past, resigns

I didn’t believe the headlines when I first read them: “The Duggars Respond to Reports That Josh Duggar Was Accused of Child Molestation.” Thinking it was bogus, I clicked on the link that led me to the article on  “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” … Continue reading»

Noah Galloway gave the performance of the season last night with his contemporary number depicting the moment he came out of anesthesia and learned two of his limbs were missing. “It’s gonna be powerful. Because it’s real,” he said tearfully to the camera during rehearsal. And powerful it was. “Your journey has been the hardest and the longest,” said judge Len Goodman. “And as we reach journey’s end … Continue reading»

I can’t watch or read anything about what’s happening in Baltimore without feeling heartbroken. I appreciate a man like football player Ray Lewis, because of his influence in the community to take a stand and make a short film begging the rioters to stop the violence. “Young people you gotta understand something,” he says. “Get off the streets. Violence is not the answer, violence has never been the … Continue reading»

Bruce Jenner GETTY “I’ve been thinking about this day forever,” Bruce Jenner tearfully admitted to host Diane Sawyer of 20/20. “How do I tell my story?”   In his shocking interview, Sawyer prompted Jenner to open up about why he felt the need to “come out” and address his confusion with his gender in such a public way. Jenner said he’s finally letting his “soul” out-that he is … Continue reading»

Another Duggar courting!

  The Duggar family TLC According to, another Duggar is in a serious relationship. But this time, it’s another male member of the family-and he’s a young one! 18 year-old Josiah Duggar began courting Marjorie Jackson, age 17 on the same day his sister Jill welcomed her first child into the world. Jackson is the daughter of Josiah Duggar’s Spanish tutor and he said he was “very impressed” … Continue reading»

Angelina Jolie has always been someone to push the envelope. But it was her encouragement of this to kids at Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards that had some raising eyebrows. “When I was little, like Maleficent, I was told that I was different. And I felt out of place — too loud, too full of fire, never good at sitting still, never good at fitting in,” she … Continue reading»

How does one decide to leave the biggest boy band in the world? One Direction’s Zayn Malik the “naughty boy” announced via Facebook on March 24 that he would be leaving the band to be a “normal 22-year-old.” “My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined,” he said. “But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for … Continue reading»

Photo courtesy   I have a few reality TV shows that I can’t wait for each season. ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” has been one of them. Last night as my husband and I were making last minute St. Patricks’s Day preparations (gold coin treasure hunt, leprechaun footprints, green pee pee in the potty…with food dye, of course) we turned the show on, excited to see (well, … Continue reading»

 (KENOSHA NEWS PHOTO BY KEVIN POIRIER)   At a middle school in Wisconsin, there is a gym affectionately named, “D’s House.” Desiree Andrews has Down Syndrome, and is a cheerleader for Lincoln Middle School. She has fierce support from students and staff alike, and this was shown in full force last week when a bully from another middle school began making fun of D as she took the court … Continue reading»

Is having two Bachelorette’s “degrading?”

Well, for those poor souls addicted to reality TV such as “The Bachelor”, there was a “shocking” announcement Monday night. “For the first time in Bachelor history, we will have TWO Bachelorette’s!” Host Chris Harrison gleefully exclaimed. I was a little confused as to how that would play out, but I guess on the premier of “The Bachelorette” contestants Kaitlyn and Britt will both be choices for the … Continue reading»