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February is here again?

February is here again?

They say you shouldn’t wish your life away and with that in mind I probably shouldn’t be writing this, but I am really hoping that February flies by as fast…

More snow…it must still be January!

More snow…it must still be January!

As I sit here in the office and look out the front doors, I see snow quietly drifting down and blanketing everything with about an inch or so (Wednesday afternoon)…

A day at the hospital

A day at the hospital

I spent most of the day Tuesday at MidMichigan Medical Center – Clare while my “best buddy” had his second hip replaced. I expected it to be “slow time” spent…

The colors of January

The colors of January

The new year is here and already the middle of January is only a few days away – next Thursday actually. We’ve had some bone chilling cold, a little snow…

All about January

All about January

With temperatures hovering in the mid-twenties, I’m glad today [Tuesday] is a stay-at-home-and-work-on-the-computer day. Even so, I’m glad for the warm air blowing from gas fireplace in the corner of…

Resolutions for 2015

Resolutions for 2015

It’s time for my annual list of resolutions for the coming year. I am really good at making lists. I make lists for just about everything. It used to be…

Christmas is almost here!

Christmas is almost here!

There’s only four days left until the big day is here again. Are you ready? I am…well almost. I have one small present left to buy, or order, and five…

The party’s over — again

The party’s over  — again

It really has been a party around the Maurer house for the past few weeks, but now suddenly all is quiet again. We delivered the two California granddaughters, Sammi and…

It’s a Christmas Card out there

It’s a Christmas Card out there

That headline reminds me that I really should send a few out – Christmas Cards I mean. The big holiday is almost here again. Now there’s only 20 days left…

It’s Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving

I know, by the time you read this the actual day will already be over and the Christmas rush on again. Not for us. For years we have celebrated Thanksgiving…