Two landmark town fires on the same block
Towns have lives, just the same as all of us, and those lives have special moments, both good and bad.
This week is the 40th anniversary of one of the bad times, a landmark fire that destroyed a cafe and a clothing store. Full Story
You will need to sit down for this news flash
To Whom It May Concern: if you know me, I hope you are sitting down when I say what I have to say next.
I started working out at Snap Fitness about two months ago.
Crash! I hope you are all okay.
Seriously though, I really did. With a trainer. Three times per week. Full Story
SPOILIN’ THE BROTH
‘Housework won’t kill you, but why take a chance?’
Neighbor Grover sez he doesn’t think we should shoot all the stupid people, but we could just remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out. S hirley “Max” Luetge sent me some of the more memorable quotes by Phyllis Diller. Full Story
A squirrel fund
My husband works construction, so we barely scrape by during the winter months. Should we build an emergency fund for the slow times?
Cathy Dear Cathy, Full Story
INK IN THE BLOOD
Even a ‘grilling’ Thanksgiving reminds of turkey legs
Our 2013 Thanksgiving was a bit different. Since Life Mate and I were eating alone, we decided traditionalism needn’t apply.
In our joint shopping excursion for the Turkey Day meal, we sought the proper menu for this daring departure from the confines of “we always did it that way.” Full Story
MILAM COUNTY T.R.I.A.D.
Computers: Good, but opportunity for plenty of scams
I f you are one of those senior citizens refusing to learn ways to access the Internet and browse the websites, you might want to consider some benefits you enjoy inside your home.
You can communicate with family and friends. There is entertainment, shopping, bill paying, bank accounts, games, read books, newspapers, movies, e-mails employment and more. Full Story