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How sad, vacation’s over

How sad, vacation’s over

Well it is back at it this week since our brief get-away to the north country is over – for now at least. I am still trying to talk Jack…

The king has spoken!

The king has spoken!

The king has spoken. He opened his mouth and with a few words declared himself the dictator of America. Who am I talking about? King Obama. He didn’t actually say,…

Adopt A Pet – Stormy

Adopt A Pet – Stormy

STORMY 262D14: Stormy is a stray that was found on Browns Rd in Lake.  Stormy is a young adult that weighs 44 lbs.  Stormy is very sweet and he loves…

Adopt A Pet – Patches

Adopt A Pet – Patches

PATCHES 184C14: Patches was abandoned on Arnold Lake Rd along with another cat and then they were brought into the shelter.  Patches is spayed and front paw dew-clawed.  Patches is…

Adopt A Pet – Sweet Kitten

Adopt A Pet – Sweet Kitten

SWEET KITTEN 088K14: This litter of 5 kittens were surrendered over to the shelter in need of a second chance!  They are around 2 months of age and appear to…

Sick and tired of World Cup coverage

Sick and tired of World Cup coverage

I love my sports. I love baseball. I love football. I love basketball. I certainly enjoy hockey and golf and car racing and track and field and tennis…yada yada yada.…

The year of the mouse

The year of the mouse

The Chinese calendar fascinates me. It’s always the “Year of The ____ — Bear, Monkey, Snake,” an animal that best describes your birth year, I think, and each one has…

Service with a smile

Service with a smile

Throughout the day, as we go about our daily business, we visit many establishments, such as the Grocery Store, the Bank, the Restaurants and other places where we are compelled…

Summer — finally here

Summer  — finally here

It’s here!! Summer that is. I woke up this morning and the lady on the weather channel announced that it was the first day of summer. My question is what…

Summertime is festivals and family fun

Summertime is festivals and family fun

Another busy week is sliding on by around the Maurers. Lots of excitement and a little anger and frustration at the Farwell Board of Education this month, but I’m glad…