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Temperature dropped, leaves falling, it’s Fall!

Temperature dropped, leaves falling, it’s Fall!

We had the windows open all day today. What a relief! The temperature dropped back down from the 90s into the 60s, more normal weather for this time of year,…

Still summer out there, but Sept. is winding down

Still summer out there, but Sept. is winding down

Fall officially begins today. But with just one week left in the month, Summer continues to hang around Mid Michigan. I’m not really sure where this month has gone. Wasn’t…

Colors, and critters are telling us fall is here

Colors, and critters are telling us fall is here

Although the thermometer may not be showing it with the recent summer-like temperatures, fall is definitely in the air around Clare. Many trees in the City are showing an abundance…

Gotta get those weekend getaways in while summer lasts

Gotta get those weekend getaways in while summer lasts

What in the world will I write about when the snow flies? And with the arrival of September, it certainly isn’t very far away now! Every weekend trip north is…

Our first relaxing weekend at the camper

Our first relaxing weekend at the camper

A rainy cool weekend in Clare didn’t dampen our spirits at all. We were enjoying cool, but sunny weather at the camper in Roscommon. Usually our luck isn’t quite so…

Suddenly, signs of fall

Suddenly, signs of fall

It’s a little cooler and breezy outside. After weeks of hot humid weather, the weather is changing again. The sun is out, sometimes briefly, and the humidity, in the 80s…

Digging through the family history

Digging through the family history

I thought I lost my address book yesterday – I am old school. What a disaster that would have been! It was a mad scramble around here for a bit,…

A quiet, long weekend

A quiet, long weekend

Jack and I have been married for nearly 51 years, and other than the years when he worked in the oil fields and often away from home, we have seldom…

The projects go on…and on…and on

The projects go on…and on…and on

The Maurer summer projects are still in full swing, both at home and at the not so relaxing campsite near Roscommon. Another weekend was just spent in the North Country,…

Just another ‘working’ weekend at the camper

Just another ‘working’ weekend at the camper

Our summer projects, or I should say Jack’s summer projects are going full blast both here at home and up at our summer retreat (?) in Roscommon. This past weekend,…