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‘Tis the Shopping Season

Pat Maurer Well as of today, “Black Friday,” the Christmas shopping season is officially upon us. According to my calendar, counting today, we now have 29 days left to get…

Thanksgiving’s Almost Here

Pat Maurer Thanksgiving is just a few days away and with it, the Christmas rush begins. We will be celebrating twice this year, heading to Grand Haven for a huge…

Firearm Deer Season is Here

Pat Maurer Friday is the first day of deer hunting gun season and by the time this issue hits the stands, all over northern Michigan hunters will already be in…

The History of Veterans Day

Pat Maurer Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the first commemoration of Armistice Day, which is now Veterans Day. To commemorate this day, November 11, 2019, I thought you, our…

End of Fall bits…

Pat Maurer Well the summer clothes are almost all packed away and the winter clothes are in the closet. Now it will probably warm up again… I really hate that…

Fall Color Tour Finally

Pat Maurer The weatherman predicted “mostly sunny” for Sunday, so we took advantage and left for our annual circle tour of the area’s fall colors Sunday morning. And the sun…

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…

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