By state Assemblyman Will Barclay
The Legislative Session has come to a close for the year.
There were many good measures that passed and many more, however, that did not come to floor for a vote.
Here are a few noteworthy items that passed that I was pleased about. This list is not comprehensive and I will be sharing more about other measures which passed throughout the coming weeks but I wanted to share with you some highlights. Continue reading
By Leon Archer
Working outside on really hot muggy days was never my favorite thing to do, but I put a fair amount of time into it when I was younger.
Once I became a teenager, I began to realize that this world runs on money, a lot more money than I could come up with by selling night crawlers and begging from my parents. Continue reading
Isn’t it wonderful when things fall in place – like when you want to try a new recipe and discover you DO have all the ingredients!
Not so great when you need to replace your septic tank and discover half way through that the whole system needs replacement!
This week I’ve watched things come together. Continue reading
Grandmas are handy
I’ve been to a few birthday parties lately and I think that I have learned a few things.
I’ve learned that grandmas are really handy to have around when it comes to birthday parties. First of all, they really know how to wrap presents. After all, they have had a lot of experience. Continue reading
By Jim Farfaglia
The yellow of the first crocus,
the pink of a young rose,
the red of a newly-opened poppy,
the orange of a bursting marigold.
The flickering flame of iris,
the easy smile of daisy,
the shifting tones of sedum,
the long, hard climb of clematis.
The rising fists of mums,
the giggling hearts of pansies,
the crowning glory of coneflower.
The harmony found in every garden.
Dear Porky and Buddy,
I am writing to ask your opinion about something.
I was in the library the other day and there was another patron there with a dog that was wearing a little vest that said therapy dog on it. I thought it was really cute and said hello to the dog and the woman snapped at me and told me not to talk to her dog.
What’s with that? It’s not like they were trying to cross the street or something.
I apologized but she just left in a huff. Did I really do anything wrong?
Mary Continue reading