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Pat’s Bits & Pieces– It’s Thanksgiving

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Turkey day is now less than a week away! We don’t celebrate on the actual day though, but on the weekend. For years we have celebrated…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Veterans honored

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Originally celebrated as ‘Armistice Day,’ after United States President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed the day a holiday on November 11, 1919, ‘Veterans Day’ has become one…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Hunting Season arrives once again

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Opening day of deer season, almost another major holiday here in the north country, is now just one short week away. As we are now the…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Laundry baskets and junk drawers

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent I have been on this computer all week long and this place looks like it. You would think with just the two of us living here…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- October is winding down

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Here it is October 25 already and another year is winding down. I’m not really sure where September went. After all, wasn’t it just August? Christmas…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Cooler weather – that means Halloween!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well, with the middle of October gone by now, it looks like our brief revisit of summer temperatures may be just about over with.  It has…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Color tour time again

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent It has sure been a beautiful week. Trees are turning all over the area and I believe the color in Clare County will peak in the…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Bits…October sunshine

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Wow has it ever been hard to stay indoors and work today! Sunshine, 70 degrees, birds singing, leaves falling – who could ask for more? It…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Late again… but then that’s normal here

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Time flies when you are having fun, but I don’t know if “fun” is the way I would describe this week. I do know this week…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Another week, another column

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well it is looking like our fall temperatures may be here to stay for a while. We are sure enjoying these cool sunny days after three…