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Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

Can we define a ‘back to normal’ world?

| April 8, 2021

Here’s hoping that everyone had a Happy Easter and enjoyed, perhaps, more of a family get together than last year. Typically, I review the papers from the year before to make sure we are not missing a community event or happening that we should be aware of. As I flipped through the pages of the […]

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There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

There is still time to bid on items in the chamber auction

| April 1, 2021

As I was cramming another mouthful of that ever so special Western treat into my mouth this morning (that would be cereal!) I thought about all of the cereals I have enjoyed over the years. Many of them are familiar to everyone, Rice Krispies, Cheerios, Wheaties, Life, and so on and so forth. But growing […]

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Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

Tell ‘em, then tell ‘em again, and finally, tell ‘em one more time!

| March 25, 2021

And if they don’t believe you after that, you continue telling them until by golly, they do believe the message that you are delivering. This is the age-old mantra of motivational speakers, instructors and politicians, among many others. We seem to be living in the age of “if we tell the people something enough times, […]

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That’s a lot of greenbacks, cabbage, clams, dough, scratch, moolah, bacon and Benjamins!

That’s a lot of greenbacks, cabbage, clams, dough, scratch, moolah, bacon and Benjamins!

| March 18, 2021

It appears that I was a tad premature on the receipt of the latest round of stimulus funds – but expect the IRS to move quickly and deposit your monies. 1.9 trillion dollars is a lot of money. Surprisingly, (maybe?) I have not seen a lot of conversation about who will, or when, this money […]

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As if we didn’t have enough issues to divide

As if we didn’t have enough issues to divide

| March 11, 2021

I had to look it up. I really did. I’ve been hearing all this fuss about the Dr. Seuss books – and finally found the time to do some research. Six of the famed author’s books are being pulled because of racial images – and while I’m not going to list all six here – […]

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We’re coming down to the line and headed to spring

| March 4, 2021

And I don’t mean a line in the sand. New COVID-19 cases are declining across the nation and as more and more people are vaccinated, we should see a continued decline in cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Cases continue to decline following a peak in early January but are still too high. And now with the […]

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Laughter really is the best medicine – and we need a good dose

Laughter really is the best medicine – and we need a good dose

| February 25, 2021

Have you had a good laugh lately? With the seriousness of the past year and ongoing crisis with the COVID-19 pandemic, political turmoil, lack of real face to face social contact and so much more it would seem that the world is ripe for something to pop up on the stage and clamor for some […]

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Did someone say that spring is on the way?

Did someone say that spring is on the way?

| February 18, 2021

It’s a snowy Monday, President’s Day, Feb. 15 as I write this column. And more snow is predicted throughout this week and combined with frigid temperatures it seems like a winter of old. Ah the memories! Walking to school in those four-foot snowdrifts, bundled up like a roly poly teddy bear. And the mention of […]

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