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While we struggle to truly comprehend the significance of this unprecedented disease that has us quarantined in our homes, I’d like to share this message: Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink … more
Now is the time for getting our summer vegetables planted in the garden. Those summer vegetables include tomatoes, peppers, beans, squash and many others. As we plant our vegetable gardens, it is … more
Most of us older folks are well versed on what a switch and a belt are, or for which they were used. What we used to call it would probably not be fitting for a community newspaper, but I am quite … more
People are flocking to local newspapers to learn about the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on their communities. But public health restrictions designed to slow the virus’ spread have these … more
The dogwoods blooming over the past couple of weeks have really given us a showy display to welcome in spring. A majority of the dogwoods we see flowering are the common flowering dogwoods (Cornus … more
Normally, I’ve not used this space to rant. I’ve opted to discuss the positive aspects of the community and share a little bit of humor. At least, I hope I’ve done that. But something … more
There’s no honey to give me a “to-do” list while I stare at these four walls during this crazy pandemic that has virtually altered our lives in numerous ways. But good gravy, I’ve found … more
The weather is warm. Time for feeling good, barefootin’ and fishin’. Time was when I fished at least once every day, seven days a week, and sometimes twice. We were always on the hunt … more
Alexandre Dumas once wrote, “Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm … more
April is gardening month! One thing we can do during this coronavirus pandemic is work in our gardens at home. Below are some tips for what to do in the garden during April. Lawn Mow your turf … more
Day 15 of isolation. Bored with Instagram. Annoyed with Messenger. Sick of Facebook. Although there are plenty of stories to write about COVID-19, there is only so much you can say. I … more
Matt Dillon, the Dodge City Sheriff of the television show, “Gunsmoke,” of earlier days has pretty much been camping out in my living room. I am pretty sure in the past week and a half I have … more
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