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Digging through the family history

Digging through the family history

I thought I lost my address book yesterday – I am old school. What a disaster that would have been! It was a mad scramble around here for a bit,…

Happy August to all of you

Happy August to all of you

During the month of July the Clare County Central Dispatch loaded 3,732 incidents total for the county, with your Deputy’s handling 2,708 of those. From the first of this year…

Adopt-A-Pet

Adopt-A-Pet

Dog # 293D17 is Cocoa, a female hound dog who has been surrendered by her owner and is available for adoption. This happy houndess loves to run and play, but…

Good riddance to California

Good riddance to California

Believe it or not there are a couple of movements gathering signatures as we speak, to remove California from the United States. The “Yes California” and the “California National Party,”…

A quiet, long weekend

A quiet, long weekend

Jack and I have been married for nearly 51 years, and other than the years when he worked in the oil fields and often away from home, we have seldom…

Congress, presidency a joke

Congress,  presidency a joke

Man, if I ran a business as dysfunctional as Congress and the West Wing, I would see bankruptcy as quickly as Anthony Scaramucci was booted out of the White House.…

The projects go on…and on…and on

The projects go on…and on…and on

The Maurer summer projects are still in full swing, both at home and at the not so relaxing campsite near Roscommon. Another weekend was just spent in the North Country,…

Car accident makes me rethink life

Car accident makes me rethink life

I‘m beginning to believe I lead a charmed life. The man upstairs has been good to me throughout my life and nowhere was it more evident than yesterday afternoon driving…

Just another ‘working’ weekend at the camper

Just another ‘working’ weekend at the camper

Our summer projects, or I should say Jack’s summer projects are going full blast both here at home and up at our summer retreat (?) in Roscommon. This past weekend,…

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…