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Looking forward to ‘camping season’

Looking forward to ‘camping season’

Another week has slipped by and it looks like SPRING may actually be here. After our “flood” a couple of weekends ago, the grass has turned a vibrant green, flowers…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – Wow, spring storm packs a real wallop

Guess I will have to quit bragging about our nice weather lately. Mother Nature sure surprised us with a whopper of a spring storm last Saturday night. If it wasn’t…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – Spring is just ‘ducky’

Well my mystery duck floating in the river has been identified. Bob Musser of Waterfowl Decoys in Farwell, a carver and collector, stopped in the office Monday with a hand-carved…

Pat’s Bits and Pieces – Spring, and the wildlife returns

Well it is looking like spring out there. The snow is receding fast, the yard is demanding attention – and needs raking and the roads are a mess again with…

Out like a lamb? Baaa

Out like a lamb? Baaa

Well, if the weather report is right, March may just “go out like a lamb” this year – for the last two days of the month anyway. Sunday and Monday…

Ouch! Roads are getting bad!

Last week while taking the granddaughters to dance classes, I hit a road-wide 15 foot patch of asphalt rubble on Meridian Road in Northern Isabella County – this after hitting…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces

Forget the weather, it’s festival time Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent After weeks of frigid sub-zero cold, snow storms heavy enough to damage roofs, icy roads and all that goes along…

Pats Bits & Pieces – Marvelous Muddy March – where are you?

The marvelous, muddy month of March is here again – or it would be anyway if some of this blooming snow would just melt. Here it is a week into…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – Don’t complain, it can be worse

I was sitting here today grumbling to Jack about our lousy, bitter, cold, snowy weather and bad roads with more of the same predicted and March nearly here. Then I…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces – February is winding down again – spring coming!

I’m enjoying a beautiful 46 degree Wednesday afternoon with frequent breaks to step outside into the sunshine for a minute or two. Hard to believe that less than two days…