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You can sure tell it is October

October is definitely here again. I am not talking about the weather, although it is completely “fall” out there with peak colors reported all over the center of northern and…

It’s early but we did get a little ‘color tour’

Jack’s in the hospital recovering from his first ever major surgery, a hip replacement. I have to say he is doing pretty well considering all he has been through in…

Fall home improvement time all over the place

It’s home improvement time at the newspaper. That’s appropriate, since we can barely move. I should explain. We are just winding up of one of those simple little “home improvement…

Stupid Warning Labels

We are in the process of doing a home flooring project and just bought some filler (floor leveler) for cracks in the floor. On the can there is a warning…

The holiday is over, the week is nearly over, summer is over…

I picked up one granddaughter (and a friend) this afternoon, the first time I have done that since last May. I had to keep reminding myself all day long to…

Signs of fall

We made another unexpected trip north last weekend and I want to give you my first official report of fall color. All the way to Roscommon we saw limbs here…

School year coming, sports starting again

With the end of August in sight, the school sports programs have begun and the schools are gearing up for another year, which begins in just over a week now.…

Bits – Summer is winding down

The countdown is on. School starts again in just over two weeks! You know what that means… with the arrival of another Labor Day, summer will be over again. Now…

Election time and one of ‘those’ weeks

I was just whining to boss Mike about how tired I am of writing articles about the election. Seems like that is all that I have done for the past…

Vacation’s over, now I can get some rest

We just got back from a week-long vacation at the camper. I use the term “vacation” loosely because Jack had so many projects planned it was mostly work for both…