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Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Christmas, Christmas

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent With Christmas now less than a week away, I am living up to my reputation as usual. Still don’t have all of the shopping done (and…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Christmas Countdown only ten days left!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent OMG, there’s only ten days left until Christmas! Guess I really have to get some shopping – and baking done pretty soon… You guessed it, I…

Pat’s Bit & Pieces– Getting ready for the holiday- 3 weeks left

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Temperatures in the low 30s compounded by snow, then sleet and finally rain, have closed the area schools for the first time this year. It looks…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces– Snow brings on the holiday spirit

Pat Maurer, Reveiw Correspondent Well you can blame it all on me. I was just talking about how nice this fall has been, mentioning Indian summer and the scent on…

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…