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Fall is Nearly Over Again

Pat Maurer It is the middle of October already! I just don’t know where all the time goes. Well actually I guess I do, but it sure would be nice…

Look Around For a Splash of Fall Color

Pat Maurer We enjoyed our first “mini-tour” of fall colors last weekend when we went up to our campsite to close down the 5th Wheel for the winter. We made…

Fall at Last

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent The arrival of October Monday seems to have prompted Mother Nature to get busy. The trees, even in our yard, are beginning to turn and lose…

Getting ready for the sale could have gone better

Getting ready for the sale could have gone better

Pat Maurer Wouldn’t you know that on the busiest weekend of the summer, I just had to come down with a horrible cold. We spent four days over Labor Day…

Fall color is starting

Fall color is starting

Pat Maurer Although I haven’t seen much color appearing around Clare and Harrison, a little further north the trees are beginning to turn, signaling the start of the fall season.We…

I hate change and there’s plenty of it coming

I hate change and there’s plenty of it coming

Pat Maurer My computer seems to be slowing down, but then like the Maurers here on the river, it’s pretty old now. I keep hoping it will “heal itself.” Sometimes…

Back to school already!

Back to school already!

Pat Maurer All the way across Clare County, next week is the very last week of summer, for the youngsters and teachers anyway. Clare, Harrison and Farwell Schools will all…

Summer is slipping away

Summer is slipping away

Pat Maurer Summer, according to the Maurer calendar anyway, is almost over again. School starts in a little over two weeks and the Labor Day weekend begins just three weeks…

Touring the UP

Touring the UP

Pat Maurer We just returned from an 1,134 mile trip around “most” of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, something that has been on our “bucket list” since we took a similar trip…

Fairs and summer fun remembered

Fairs and summer fun remembered

Pat Maurer It’s fair week and fun for both Clare and Isabella County fairgoers with rides, 4-H showmanship competitions, and all of the fun of old-time county fairs in mid-Michigan.…

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