Sign reading

Sign reading

Sign reading by Nicole Lane Erceg The sign reads “Welcome to Grant County,” in simple white letters on a small, forest green backdrop. It sits near a creek more than an hour’s drive from where I grew up, but every time I see it, I already feel like I’m home. At this...
What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? by Nicole Lane Erceg What’s in a name? More than you might imagine. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex publicized weeks ago they’re expecting and with the announcement came a flood of ideas for baby names. Meghan Markle shared with the press she...
Unconventional risk management

Unconventional risk management

Unconventional risk management by Nicole Lane Erceg Sounds of thunder interrupted the radio blaring on our front porch. With binoculars we watched lightning strikes in the distance, waiting for a dispatcher’s voice to say the call number 9210. When those numerals rang...