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Still waiting for Summer

Still waiting for Summer

Pat Maurer Another episode in the Maurer family saga. Made another trip to the north country last weekend along with Jack’s buddy Bob who has been here for a visit.…

Tis the season for Open Houses

Tis the season for  Open Houses

Pat Maurer Graduation Open Houses are ongoing all over the area this time of year. Every time I make a trip to town, I see balloons announcing area festivities, with…

Watching the season arrive in mid-Michigan

Watching the season  arrive in mid-Michigan

Pat Maurer Well another trip north and the annual Memorial Day flowers are on the family graves…only a week late due to a sudden cold, or case of the flu…

A weekend in bed up north at the camper

A weekend in bed up north at the camper

Pat Maurer That wasn’t nearly as romantic as the headline suggests, I’m afraid. We went north again for the holiday weekend with plans to spend time decorating graves at the…

Monday is Memorial Day

Monday is Memorial Day

Pat Maurer To a lot of people it is just another holiday — a three day weekend — almost the end of school — and the unofficial beginning of summer…

Summer events are here

Summer events are here

Pat Maurer After a chilly weekend, it seems the warm weather highlighting this great month of May is back again. Mother Nature sure played a trick on us late last…

Don’t forget … Mother’s Day is Sunday!

Don’t forget … Mother’s Day is Sunday!

Pat Maurer Mothers are really special people. Most of them deserve a really special day – at least once a year. Actually I think we should have a holiday at…

Oh WOW, it is May again!

Oh WOW, it is May again!

Pat Maurer I absolutely love this time of year. Winter, with luck, is more than six months away and we have the whole summer to look forward to. It might…

Looking forward to ‘camping season’

Looking forward to ‘camping season’

Pat Maurer Another week has slipped by and it looks like SPRING may actually be here. After our “snowstorm” a couple of weekends ago, the grass has turned a vibrant…

Spring’s back again – maybe

I keep checking and the calendar still says it’s April. That means warm sunny days and flowers peeking up right? Not this year. We have had a little of everything,…

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