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Inklings of spring

Inklings of spring

Pat Maurer April, that rainy, muddy, wonderful month is nearly half-over again. Time to open up the porch — Time to think about planting things for spring. Time to think…

Summer is coming – I promise

Summer is coming – I promise

It seems like this spring has been unusually chilly, but in looking back through past years’ columns, it actually is pretty typical weather for April. The days have been creeping…

Happy April Fool’s Day

Happy April Fool’s Day

April Fools’ Day is Monday. That means we need to watch out for practical jokes, both in person and on social media where you shouldn’t believe everything you read no…

Spring is here…it’s pothole season

Spring is here…it’s pothole season

The Old Farmer’s Almanac says March is the most changeable month. I tend to agree with that, especially in this part of Michigan, where in just the past week we…

Irish Festival weekend is finally here

Irish Festival weekend is finally here

The year’s biggest festival in Clare is here once again with fun for young and old alike! This week is a busy one for the Review Staff as the camera’s…

Think Spring and green for the Irish Festival!!

Think Spring and green for the Irish Festival!!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent March so far has been quiet…and cold. I don’t know if that qualifies as “in like a lion” or not, but it certainly hasn’t been warm…

Marvelous Muddy March is finally here!!

Marvelous Muddy March is finally here!!

Today is possibly my favorite day of the whole year. Oh, it isn’t my birthday, anniversary or any special day at all. It’s bitter cold outside and the roads are…

February is almost over…yea!

February is almost over…yea!

Wednesday is here – deadline day – this week’s articles are finally done and once again I am sitting here staring at the darn computer screen. As usual, I couldn’t…

Winter just goes on…and on…and on

Winter just goes on…and on…and on

I went outside (first time since Monday) and measured the snow in the back yard. We have 8 ½ inches of that lovely white stuff out there. It’s now Wednesday…

No signs of spring yet!!

No signs of spring yet!!

Schools were closed again today (Wednesday) as our brief thaw turned to sleet and snow icing the roads up once again. Our area schools have been closed for seven days…

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