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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…

Mother’s Day is Sunday

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…

Spring finally arrives and with it, wildfire season

Spring finally arrives and with it, wildfire season

Well it seems that Mother Nature has finally decided that winter is over. That’s what we are hoping anyway and already Jack has been north to start getting our 5th…

May arrives and the season begins again

May arrives and the season begins again

With the end of April almost here now, the beginning of my favorite season is upon us. The grass is green and growing, flowers are blooming (somewhere) and the trees…

Everlasting winter and a family loss

Everlasting winter and a family loss

I hear that true spring weather is expected in the next week or so, but with another winter storm just getting over again, I’m finding it hard to believe that…

More wintery weather brings in mid-April

More wintery weather brings in mid-April

These supposedly spring days are sliding by and the middle of April will be here on Sunday. You would think it really would be spring… Another cold day outside, but…

Mother Nature plays a prank … April Fool’s snowstorm

Mother Nature plays a prank … April Fool’s snowstorm

I think April Fool’s Day got moved to forward to Tuesday this year because Mother Nature played a huge prank on us overnight, and dumped four inches of snow on…

Unusual holidays clash this week

Unusual holidays clash this week

The calendar says last Tuesday was the first day of spring and Easter is Sunday. Surprisingly it’s also April Fools’ Day. I don’t remember that ever happening before… It’s a…