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Summertime ‘Bits’

Summertime ‘Bits’

Didn’t I just say that summer speeds by so fast it only seems two weeks long? Well here it is, June is now officially half over already. Meantime we are…

Welcome to June!

Welcome to June!

My beans and tomatoes are growing thanks to the frequent rain we have been having. It’s making it a bit harder for the farmer however, as the time for the…

The start of summer!

The start of summer!

It’s hard to believe, but the beautiful month of May came to an end Thursday and here it is the first of June already! Why does January, February and March…

Time to remember

Time to remember

Monday is Memorial Day. To a lot of people it is just another holiday — a three day weekend — almost the end of school —  the beginning of summer…

Country Roads are the Best!

Country Roads are the Best!

by Pat Maurer, Correspondent With summer here (maybe), Jack and I left very early Friday morning to attend a “classmates’ breakfast” in Jackson. His small class of 26 original graduates,…

Mother’s Day is Sunday

It’s finally here. Suddenly the leaves are all out. Flowers are blooming and yes, the dandelions are back again. There aren’t quite as many as I have written about in…

Mother’s Day is Sunday

Mother’s Day is Sunday

It’s finally here. Suddenly the leaves are all out. Flowers are blooming and yes, the dandelions are back again. There aren’t quite as many as I have written about in…

Spring finally arrives and with it, wildfire season

Spring finally arrives and with it, wildfire season

Well it seems that Mother Nature has finally decided that winter is over. That’s what we are hoping anyway and already Jack has been north to start getting our 5th…

May arrives and the season begins again

May arrives and the season begins again

With the end of April almost here now, the beginning of my favorite season is upon us. The grass is green and growing, flowers are blooming (somewhere) and the trees…

Everlasting winter and a family loss

Everlasting winter and a family loss

I hear that true spring weather is expected in the next week or so, but with another winter storm just getting over again, I’m finding it hard to believe that…

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