• A Thrifty Giving Tuesday

    As we enter the holiday season, it seems like every day has a special name. There was Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. And today is special too, it is Giving Tuesday. I had no...

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  • The Color Of Halloween

    When you think of the colors that represent Halloween you probably think orange or black. But the color you SHOULD be thinking of is teal. No, I’m not crazy; teal SHOULD be your Halloween color. Let me...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • A Walk In The Park

    It was an exceptionally warm October day on Sunday. Feeling more like early September than late October. A beautiful day with sunshine coupled with leaves changing color. My family (three of us; my son, my husband and...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • #MeToo

    Surely you’ve seen it on social media? Or even the nightly news? #MeToo. If you don’t know what it’s about (and you SHOULD, it’s EVERYWHERE), here’s the really brief nutshell version of the story: women, who have...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Prayer Is A Beginning, Not An End

    There was a lot of anger the other day. It is understandable. You don’t need me to recite statistics to you about shootings, gun control, acts of violence, terrorism, etc. No matter where or who we are,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Still Don’t Know What To Say: A Year Later

    This holiday weekend marks a painful anniversary for a friend of mine. It is the first anniversary of her son’s death. While most of us are enjoying end of summer festivities, she is grieving. Labor Day weekend...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • A Service Of Prayer

    You don’t need me to tell you that this world has gotten pretty crazy. There’s too much violence; too much hatred. On that I think most of us can agree. In light of recent events, my church...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • A Taste Of Summer

    Summer has it’s own special treats. There’s fresh corn on the cob and cool Italian ice. For some people it’s fresh from the ocean/bay crab or other shellfish. (Not for this girl who is allergic.) My favorite...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Stop, Please Stop, At Otsego

    A friendly reminder from this early morning walker: There is now a stop sign on Claremont Avenue at Otsego Road. So whether you are headed east or west on Claremont, you need to make a full and...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Caution: Roadwork

    Its summer and prime time for roadwork. Schools are out, which makes things a lot easier (I’m assuming) for road crews. Traffic SHOULD be less too. I know in my town there are a LOT of roads...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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