WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Christian right launched a host of Republican stars, from Pat Robertson’s surprising bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988 to Mike Huckabee’s in 2008 and Rick Santorum’s in 2012.
Dear Abby: I like my job a lot, but I have recently been assigned a different desk. I now sit next to someone who regularly draws his blood with a lancet and gives himself a shot for his diabetes just a foot away from me.
Elsie Varga is all smiles — and static-y hair — after driving her car down a hill last summer at the Wenatchee home of Dan and Jean Logsdon, her great-aunt and uncle. Her mother, J.C. Varga, says that Elsie’s hair always looks like this after just a few minutes in her car. Elsie actually gets going pretty fast, with a push from her 5-year-old brother, Derrick. Elsie is the daughter of J.C. and Vern Varga of Wenatchee.