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Melissa Herrera

A lifelong resident of Holmes County, Missy's world is larger than the view off her front porch. With a keen eye for uncovering worthwhile junk, she has sifted and sorted through the thrift stores and garage sales of the area. Missy is a wife of twenty years to Antonio, and mom to three lovely and irreverent teenagers. Any given day you'll find her screaming at her kids soccer games and simply loving the life she's been given.

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The backyard oasis I tend in my mind
Published: February 08, 2016

Columnist Missy Herrera writes on her experiences with agriculture right in her backyard.

Doing your best to finish the entire race
Published: February 01, 2016

Melissa looks back on playing organized sports in high school and writes on the importance (and difficulty) of maintaing a healthy lifestyle.

Adventures in the shower: part II
Published: January 25, 2016

Columnist Missy Herrera continues telling her readers about her shower mishaps in this part two of a two-part column series.

Adventures in the shower
Published: January 18, 2016

Melissa Hererra writes on some of the joys and sorrows of her home's (once) small bathroom. This is part one of a to-be-continued column.

A tale of gray skies and silent minutes
Published: January 11, 2016

Columnist Missy Herrera writes on how it's entirely possible to enjoy oneself all by oneself, without ever leaving the house.

I bleed orange, brown and hope
Published: January 04, 2016

Columnist Missy Herrera writes on the trials and tribulations of being a Cleveland Browns fan.

Itís nearly 2016, so what have you done?
Published: December 28, 2015

Melissa Hererra looks back on 2015.

Falling gently into Christmas
Published: December 21, 2015

Melissa Hererra writes about falling gently into Christmas.

For the moms: Say your name. Now repeat it.
Published: December 14, 2015

Columnist Missy Hererra writes about the beautiful, bittersweet nature of motherhood.

Inching this holiday season forward
Published: December 07, 2015

Missy writes on savoring the holidays, even when everything around you urges you to rush to Christmas each time October rolls around.

Herrera is back and ready to catch up
Published: November 30, 2015

Missy Hererra catches up with readers with her first new column in a while.

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