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Happy July 4th!

Happy July 4th!

Did you watch fireworks or light sparklers for July 4th?  Did you dress in red, white and blue for the day? Did you make a red, white & blue cake…

Short Stories for Summer

Short Stories for Summer

This reporter knows how busy everyone is during the summer with gardens, canning, vacations, etc.  Here are a few short stories that will “tickle your fancy” when you have the…

Children of the 1930’S and Early 1940’S

Children of the 1930’S and Early 1940’S

Born in the 1930’s and early 40’s, they are the “Last Ones.” They are the last, climbing out of the Depression who can remember the winds of war and the…

The Back Nine

The Back Nine

I have received this email several times so I think my friends are trying to tell me something. I couldn’t findthe original author so without further ado, this reporter is…

Retirement Information

Retirement Information

Retirement is a wonderful thing if you are well enough to enjoy it.  The following questions and answers should bring everyone up to par on this thing called retirement. Q: …

Take My Son

Take My Son

This story was e-mailed to this reporter over ten years ago.  Since this coming Sunday is Easter, I thought this would be the perfect time to share it again with…

Reminders as We Age

Reminders as We Age

Some people always remind me and other folks about aging, so now this reporter is taking the time to remind you about aging, too!  Don’t laugh because it’s all true…

The Wearing of The Green

The Wearing of The Green

This Friday, March 17th, this reporter will join millions of people in the USA who will be wearing green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  They probably won’t remember why they…

Do You Know?

Do You Know?

Somehow, the same old question keeps circling around the Charlotte County Courthouse every few years.  This reporter wrote a column about this in 2008 after a patron asked her if…

So Many Sayings

So Many Sayings

This reporter is always on the lookout for a different slant on things.  As I looked back over some of my notes from the past, I came across “sayings” that…