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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor I still haven’t mastered my simple cell phone. There are only a few things I can do with proficiency: make calls, text and take and send photos. Maybe that’s enough, I really don’t have time for a lot of other options. But that is not the case with my grandchildren...Read More
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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor It’s been a wonderful winter, as far as I am concerned. My nerves have been spared days and days of negotiating to the office on slippery roads and I am ever so grateful for that. Passing Fish Lake this morning I noticed that fish houses are disappearing fast and scave...Read More
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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor Monday was National Pie Day and another special day, my birthday. I was going to bring pie to work to share on this momentous occasion, even though I had never really heard of National Pie Day before. But I got busy over the weekend and didn’t have time to bake. And [....Read More
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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor In 1976, after surviving multiple disasters in my first years of hobby farming, my well-meaning mother told me I was in a rut and should do something to get out of it. Well, I did, get out of the rut that is, but unfortunately I fell into a much bigger hole. [...]...Read More
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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor Gone are the holidays with their parties, preparations and shopping frenzies. But I’ll bet, even with all the hurry, scurry and hectic activities that filled our days, we “ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” I believe the word for 2012 will be “politics.” As we certai...Read More
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Shame on me. I had a blog and wrote many entries. It seemed to be good. Then I got lazy, or perhaps overwhelmed, anyway, it’s been some time since I posted an entry. I’ve been trying to keep up with technology, really I have. But when it comes to things like Facebook, I fail miserably. [...Read More
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