Love Thy Neighbor

I was sitting in my backyard the other night feeling a little lost. The past week was a rough one, and for the first time in days, I felt like the weight of the world had finally been lifted. I turned off the computer, left the phone in the house and sat with my feet…
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Summer Is Here, Where Is The Pause Button?

These cooler June days of late have been simply wonderful. It’s great for the budget to turn off the air conditioner, open up the windows and let the cool breezes fill up my little house. When the thermostat showed a chilly 65 degrees indoors, though, it was time to either close the windows or dig…
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On The Road Again

  I’ve never been a fan of Willie Nelson’s music, but his song comes to mind when I look back over the past month. “… On the road again Goin’ places that I’ve never been Seein’ things that I may never see again And I can’t wait to get on the road again…”   Starting…
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Feeling Blue In Black And White

I sat down at my dining room table Thursday morning with my toasted waffle, yogurt cup and banana thinking something was missing. It was my paper. I was about to get up from my chair, but then I realized there wouldn’t be a newspaper waiting at my front door — not on a Thursday anyway.…
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No Worries With No-Fuss Flowers

Some people just don’t possess the nurturing ability to keep plants and flowers flourishing, and I consider myself among them — perhaps even the poster child for plant killers. When I bought my house in Worthington a dozen years ago, I received a pair of African Violets as housewarming gifts. Based on previous experience with…
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