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Christmas is here and I’m almost ready!

Christmas is here and I’m almost ready!

Almost all of the Christmas presents are bought – and wrapped. The second tree is decorated in red and gold on the porch, holiday decorations are scattered all around the…

Found a great place for breakfast!

Found a great place for breakfast!

Jack and I are great fans of going out for breakfast and always looking for a new place to try. Together with friends Ken and Julie, we headed up to…

Time for the two Christmas countdowns

Time for the two Christmas countdowns

Since Christmas is now only a hair over two weeks away, things are getting more and more hectic around the Maurer household. You see, in less than two weeks, on…

An interesting week

An interesting week

It’s been an interesting week for this reporter. There was a fire that destroyed a large pole barn, an armed robbery at a Clare business and the miraculous recovery of…

Christmas… And so it begins

Christmas…  And so it begins

For most of you the Thanksgiving turkey has been carved and the goodies eaten and the leftovers are waiting for the cook’s inspiration for the next week or so. Turkey…

Thanksgiving is here!

Thanksgiving is here!

Another week has rolled on by and Mother Nature is still being “nice” to us with balmy weather, at least until the weekend when reports say the temperature will drop…

Election’s over and now we can look forward to fall fun

Election’s over and now we can look forward to fall fun

Well the election is finally over and most people are either happy or full of gloom and doom about it. I think I am one of the latter, but a…

October’s over – here comes November!

October’s over – here comes November!

Well the summer clothes are collecting dust and the winter clothes are in use again. I have even seen people in town wearing winter coats! I have to admit I…

First snow in Clare!

First snow in Clare!

Doesn’t that sound like a great headline? Unfortunately the reality, although beautiful, is that this is the beginning of our long, cold winter that is just around the corner now.…

Fall colors, writing and closing up the camper

It’s beautiful, and very colorful out there today and here I am (mostly) stuck inside on the computer. It is Business Profile time at the Review and that means an…