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Holiday’s over – time for reunions

Holiday’s over  –  time for reunions

Between a family get together at the campsite in Roscommon the Saturday before the Fourth of July (winding up my vacation this year) and Fireworks at the Duffett’s on Stevenson…

Time for downsizing

Time for downsizing

The middle of July is just a week away and my vacation is over…let’s face it summer is speeding by this year! Jack, who I always say is on a…

Half a holiday

Half a holiday

Nobody is sure when to celebrate the Fourth this year. Half the people start this weekend with festivities before the event splitting the week on Wednesday. The other half are…

Making summer memories

Making summer memories

It seems like all I do lately is work. Sometimes I wish I could turn back the clock and just have some old-fashioned fun. With July just around the corner…

Summertime ‘Bits’

Summertime ‘Bits’

Didn’t I just say that summer speeds by so fast it only seems two weeks long? Well here it is, June is now officially half over already. Meantime we are…

Welcome to June!

Welcome to June!

My beans and tomatoes are growing thanks to the frequent rain we have been having. It’s making it a bit harder for the farmer however, as the time for the…

The start of summer!

The start of summer!

It’s hard to believe, but the beautiful month of May came to an end Thursday and here it is the first of June already! Why does January, February and March…

Time to remember

Time to remember

Monday is Memorial Day. To a lot of people it is just another holiday — a three day weekend — almost the end of school —  the beginning of summer…

Country Roads are the Best!

Country Roads are the Best!

by Pat Maurer, Correspondent With summer here (maybe), Jack and I left very early Friday morning to attend a “classmates’ breakfast” in Jackson. His small class of 26 original graduates,…

Mother’s Day is Sunday

It’s finally here. Suddenly the leaves are all out. Flowers are blooming and yes, the dandelions are back again. There aren’t quite as many as I have written about in…