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Out and About for November 18th, 2008

It’s hard to believe or realize, but Thanksgiving is a week from Thursday. It seems that the St. Joe County Fair was just several weeks ago, and now the smell of roast turkey and freshly baked pumpkin pie will soon be in the air. Here’s a scary thought: Shopping for Christmas begins a week from Friday. I wonder how this ... Read More »

Out and About for November 11th, 2008

From now until the end of the year, we will be either celebrating a holiday or preparing for one. It’s a time for parties and family gatherings, a time for shopping for gifts and for presenting those gifts that you’ve shopped long and hard for. Homemade gifts are less expensive, but they do require some imagination. Ellen Brunner is a ... Read More »

Out and About for November 4th, 2008

If you’re reading this and it’s before 8 P.M. on November 4, and you still haven’t done your civic duty and voted, then I strongly advise you to visit your polling place and cast your vote. If you are thinking that your vote won’t make a difference, you are very wrong. If you decide not to vote, you have no ... Read More »

Out and About for October 28th, 2008

A week from today is voting day, November 4. That means that a week from tomorrow you won’t be subjected to the endless ideas, issues and promises that have been flooding the airwaves for the past many months. The issues will more than likely be forgotten and unfortunately, many of the promises will never be kept. The one promise that ... Read More »

Out and About for October 21st, 2008

You can tell that fall has definitely arrived, and hopefully, will be here for more than just a couple of weeks. Last weekend was the color tour, and I’m pretty sure the colors are at their peak. At least the ones in our yard and driveway. I’ve found that, if you want the wind to pick up, all you have ... Read More »

Out and About for October 18th, 2008

This Saturday, October 18, is Sweetest Day. Yes, it’s another “Hallmark Day”, but why not have another day when you can let that special someone know just how much she/he means to you? It’s not too late to pick up a nice card or order some flowers. Some of you were smart enough to order roses through the Three Rivers ... Read More »