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Rules and Relationships

Rules and Relationships

Many of my non-Catholic friends seem to have the notion that Catholicism is riddled with rules and regulations and that to be a good Catholic Christian one must conform. I…

Still summer but school looms

There’s still plenty of summer to be had in our great state and community, but for many educators, the start of school looms large on the horizon. There are a…

Adopt-A-Pets

Adopt-A-Pets

Palmer 242D17 is an energetic chocolate-colored male pit. Palmer has a history of jumping fences, so when you adopt him you will need an alternative plan to keep him safely…

Adopt A Pet

Adopt A Pet

This nice longhaired male is Cat ID # 054C17. We do not know much about him other than he had a very rough time before he came to the shelter.…

Addiction to coffee is a good thing

Addiction to coffee is a good thing

There are few things in this world I like better than a good mug of coffee. For nearly 40 years it has partnered with me as I awake in the…

Fair time is here again!

Fair time is here again!

The annual excitement begins this weekend in Harrison when the 134th annual Clare County Fair comes to town again. All next week there will be lots to offer fairgoers with…

One Day At A Time

One Day At A Time

The letter I received from a man in Southwest Africa brightened my day. In spite of the violence in his homeland and serious financial problems, he’s learned the value of…

We Don’t Have The Beef

We Don’t Have The Beef

Owning a business requires a lot of time, money and sacrifice. The time involved can be hurtful to your marriage and family life. The money, essentially most of your life…

Reunions and open houses, almost over for another year

Reunions and open houses, almost over for another year

With the holiday over for another year – and it was a pretty good one too – the time for reunions and open houses is here again. I have both…

Science and faith

Science and faith

I love science! When I think of all the scientific breakthroughs I can only stand in awe. Science gave us vaccines, motors, computers, feeds the masses, cell phones, and knowledge.…

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