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Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Festivals all over the area

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent It sure was a wet weekend for Clare’s annual Summerfest. Kudos to all of the dedicated people who put on the Clare Summerfest activities at Shamrock…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Summer – Sunny days and starry nights

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent With June winding to a close, these three short summer months are really flying by fast. Of all the seasons, I think summer is most fun…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Summer gas prices – ridiculous!

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondant I was just looking at some old columns for inspiration and came across one written for June 18, 2000 that was complaining about the high prices…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Reunion time again

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Summer is the time for reunions – family reunions and class reunions. This summer is a special one for us. We just attended Jack’s 50th Class…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Dad’s special day is almost here

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Father’s Day is just a week from Sunday. Father’s Day is a day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Camping, cleaning and completing projects

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent Well it is here now – summer has begun again. Remember when I said it will be September 1 before we know it? Well it is…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Books and Blooms

Pat Maurer, Review Correspondent It is still May, but I saw the first June Bug of the season this afternoon (Tuesday). He thought he was going to come inside I…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- Summer events are here

After a chilly weekend, it seems the warm weather highlighting this great month of May is back again. Mother Nature sure played a trick on us late last week, with…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- And so it begins…

The beginning of the summer season is now just two short weeks away. I know, I know, the calendar says summer starts June 21st, but let’s face it; the season…

Pat’s Bits & Pieces- It’s May – the best month of the year!

I’m afraid to say it very loud, but with temperatures in the low 80s today (My thermometer says 83 degrees), I think we are having a preview of summer. That…