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It’s fair time again

It’s fair time again

Lots of excitement around here this week. The Isabella County Fair is going on right now and the Clare County Fair starts Sunday! Oh and Primary Election Day is only…

50th Class reunion – Wow!

50th Class reunion – Wow!

I had an interesting event to attend last weekend. My 50th (I still can’t believe it) class reunion at Roscommon. Childhood friend Kay and her hubby Bob drove all the…

How sad, vacation’s over

How sad, vacation’s over

Well it is back at it this week since our brief get-away to the north country is over – for now at least. I am still trying to talk Jack…

The year of the mouse

The year of the mouse

The Chinese calendar fascinates me. It’s always the “Year of The ____ — Bear, Monkey, Snake,” an animal that best describes your birth year, I think, and each one has…

Summertime is festivals and family fun

Summertime is festivals and family fun

Another busy week is sliding on by around the Maurers. Lots of excitement and a little anger and frustration at the Farwell Board of Education this month, but I’m glad…

Holidays, anniversaries and birthdays

Holidays, anniversaries and birthdays

Just last weekend I had to rush around and get a birthday card mailed out for granddaughter Kristina. Her birthday was Tuesday and I almost forgot. I have an excuse.…

Summertime on the Tobacco

Summertime on the Tobacco

Another week gone by and already it’s time to write this column again. It’s been a quiet week after all of the recent excitement when a tree came down across…

A sad loss on a windy day

A sad loss on a windy day

It has been an interesting week around the Maurer household. Monday afternoon after listening to the wind blow and watching the rain fall, I happened to look out into the…

An unexpected holiday find

Our trip north to our camper at Roscommon over the holiday weekend turned out a whole lot better than the first trip this year. That time we not only battled…

Wild babies in the yard!

Well I just wrote a column about wild babies  in the woods and guess what? This week we enjoyed watching one right in the middle of the yard for most…

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