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All the reasons I love the season

All the reasons I love the season

Labor Day Weekend is only one week away. You know what that means…summer is coming to an end. Oh I know the calendar says the season doesn’t end until September…

The ‘Dog Days’ of summer are here once again

The ‘Dog Days’ of summer are here once again

The “Dog Days” of summer were named because it was the hottest time of year, the time when dogs were most likely to contract hydrophobia (rabies). We have been experiencing…

Summer is slipping away!

Summer is slipping away!

Oh man, this summer is flying by! Here it is the end of the first week of August already and you know that summer “to do” list we had? Well…

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Munch, munch, munch – It’s summertime!

Its summer in mid-Michigan: fair and festival time in and around Clare County and you know what that means. Goodies galore! I’m afraid to step on the scales lately because…

It’s fair and festival time again! So much to do, so little time

It’s fair and festival time again! So much to do, so little time

Sunday is the first day of the 133rd annual Clare County Fair, seven days of festivities and fun featuring the best that the county has to offer. There are concerts,…

Oh no, vacation’s over again

Oh no, vacation’s over again

We just returned last Sunday from a week’s respite (sort of) up at our camper in Roscommon. So here I am past deadline and just getting started on this week’s…

Another summer month races right by

Another summer month races right by

Didn’t I say just a few weeks back that summer would be gone before we know it? Already June has come to an end and now it’s the Fourth of…

Summer events – and birthdays are here again

Summer events – and birthdays are here again

Summer has officially begun and the Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year) has come and gone again. You know what that means…we are on the “downhill side” of…

Wildlife visitors enjoy life on the Tobacco too

Wildlife visitors enjoy life on the Tobacco too

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Some days I think the ‘critters’ enjoy living out here on the Tobacco as much as we do. Besides our usual complement of wild birds, squirrels,…

Working on the new-old camper never ends

Working on the new-old camper never ends

A week and a half of June has gone by already. Usually by this time we have made two trips north to our camper, one to “open up” and on…

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