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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…

Time to celebrate June!

Time to celebrate June!

School is almost over and summer’s about to begin! June is the month when we really start feeling like winter is over and done with for another year – the…

Looks like summer may have arrived – finally!

Looks like summer may have arrived – finally!

Well the month of May, probably my favorite month of the whole year, is winding down. Clare County’s three graduations are over and June arrives next Wednesday! Doesn’t seem possible,…

Just Bits, and rants, and things around town

Just Bits, and rants, and things around town

It has been a busy week in Clare County and it’s not over yet. All three county schools will hold their graduation ceremonies this Sunday and of course that means…

Still a bit cool, but summer is definitely coming

Still a bit cool, but summer is definitely coming

I have been outside several times this week, just sitting in the sun and ignoring my work for a little bit. Don’t you just love it when May arrives and…

Don’t be fooled by IRS phone scams

Don’t be fooled by IRS phone scams

While working on putting the paper together last week, I got a call from 90-year-old Milly Brannigan of Clare asking that I write something about IRS scams. It seems she…