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Another glorious weekend up north at the camper

Another glorious weekend up north at the camper

We just spent another much too-short weekend at our north woods retreat. I sure have enjoyed our little weekend get-aways this summer. We left Friday morning and all the way…

Telemarketers, phone scams and surveys

Working at home is enjoyable most of the time but it has its disadvantages. Guess it’s time for a “rant.” Tuesdays and Wednesdays are usually pretty busy days at the…

Just back from another great get-away weekend

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent We just returned from a long, beautiful weekend at our camper near Roscommon. It was a bit sad since, although we will continue to enjoy our…

Labor Day – that means fall!

Labor Day – that means fall!

The weatherman may not be saying it, and these sunny warm days we have been having aren’t showing it, but you know that fall is in the air again. Labor…

The seasons — and years go by so fast

The seasons — and years go by so fast

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent It’s finally here. Summer is about over and school begins again here in our area — on Monday! It’s kinda sad for me. It is granddaughter…

All the reasons I love the season

All the reasons I love the season

Labor Day Weekend is only one week away. You know what that means…summer is coming to an end. Oh I know the calendar says the season doesn’t end until September…

The ‘Dog Days’ of summer are here once again

The ‘Dog Days’ of summer are here once again

The “Dog Days” of summer were named because it was the hottest time of year, the time when dogs were most likely to contract hydrophobia (rabies). We have been experiencing…

Summer is slipping away!

Summer is slipping away!

Oh man, this summer is flying by! Here it is the end of the first week of August already and you know that summer “to do” list we had? Well…

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Its summer in mid-Michigan: fair and festival time in and around Clare County and you know what that means. Goodies galore! I’m afraid to step on the scales lately because…

It’s fair and festival time again! So much to do, so little time

It’s fair and festival time again! So much to do, so little time

Sunday is the first day of the 133rd annual Clare County Fair, seven days of festivities and fun featuring the best that the county has to offer. There are concerts,…

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