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The end of summer

August 30, 2014 When does summer end? A quick consult to the indispensable Old Farmer’s Almanac tells me right down to the minute. A precise answer no doubt, but it doesn’t sit right with me. more »»

The “Rag Man”

August 23, 2014 Do any of you remember “the rag man”? When I lived with my grandmother I remember gathering up newspapers and rags and putting them aside. more »»

Gathering of the Clan

August 23, 2014 Thirty years had passed since the last Smith family reunion. more »»

Kayak like an Egyptian

August 23, 2014 The Y’s Tango Adventure Race was held a few weeks ago and Penny and I were in the Rimrock parking lot awaiting instructions for manning a checkpoint on the wild and crazy event’s orienteering segment. more »»

Watching movies

August 16, 2014 Oh, how watching movies has changed through the years. Today we can call up a movie on demand as fast as it hits the theaters. more »»

Pay it forward

August 16, 2014 We came by our latest house in a very peculiar way. The owner had noticed Tim walking up and down the street between rentals. more »»

Woodchucks and moodswings

August 16, 2014 Take a look out the window. How many shades of green do you see? I see grass, weeds, brush, leaves, cornfields…. If I could even begin to count the shades, there would many, many thousand. more »»

An apology from the Crary Art Gallery

August 16, 2014 To the citizens of the City of Warren and surrounding communities, we offer our sincere apology. A year ago, the Crary Art Gallery erected a sign near the entrance to the Gallery’s building. more »»

Walking down Memory Lane

August 9, 2014 For all of us “Memory Lane” has many facets. Just exactly how young we begin to remember is a good question. If there are photographs of a certain time period I think that stirs memorie. more »»

The Travel Bug

August 9, 2014 Of all the bugs I’ve known – from ants to aphids or fleas to fruit flies, I like my travel bug the best. I think I was bitten by my mother’s personal travel bug – she was the carrier. more »»

Tending the garden

August 9, 2014 I often find myself engaging the community on behalf of Family Services. more »»

Passing on family history

August 2, 2014 My grandchildren had volunteered to help me with a few things this summer. Last Thursday I took them up on it. I picked up my daughter’s two children and brought them home with me. more »»

National Smile Week

August 2, 2014 When you’re smiling on the outside you change how you feel on the inside. When you see someone else smile it makes you smile. more »»

Dangerous place, happy thoughts

August 2, 2014 My day starts early with uninterrupted computer time. That time is even more precious to me now that Cara has parked herself in a war zon. more »»

The Eyes Have It

July 26, 2014 I can’t imagine life without my peepers. Yet foolishly, like most fortunate people with good eye health, I take them for grante. more »»

I challenge you!

July 26, 2014 I challenge you to compare the many offerings when you visit the supermarket. Not all products are what they first seem to be. more »»

What, me worry?

July 26, 2014 I worry. For a complete list of things I worry about, well, it would take a series of columns in this space that would last for weeks, maybe months. more »»

Hummingbirds love the yard

July 19, 2014 I used to faithfully put up my hummingbird feeders as soon as I saw the little guys return, but now with the bears in our area I hesitate to feed them. I have done the next best thin. more »»

Reality bites

July 19, 2014 Although I consider myself a realist, I have to admit that I have had a bit of trouble wrapping my head around the news that Cara was headed to Afghanistan to take a teaching position. more »»

The first step

July 19, 2014 It is inspiring to hear stories about good that came out of unlikely circumstances. Take Bill, for instance. more »»



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