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Out and About – Week of December 17th

With Christmas a week from today, and New Year’s Day the week after that, this column will be published a day earlier for the next two weeks. In other words, there will not be a Commercial-News published the next two Tuesdays. Another item worth noting; For the next two weeks, the only people who will have their garbage picked up ...

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Out and About – Week of December 10th

Christmas is two weeks from today. If you are planning to mail your Christmas gifts via US Mail, you might want to get to the post office soon. Please have patience with the postal clerks. You are not the only procrastinator in town, so please be prepared to wait in a line for a few minutes. Once you arrive at ...

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Out and About – Week of December 3rd

Here are the answers to last week’s Quiz for Bright People: 1. The sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the leader or running score until the contest ends is BOXING. 2. The only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any other form except fresh is LETTUCE. 3. The three ...

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Out and About – Week of November 26th

I can’t remember a Thanksgiving with such nice weather, as the one we just experienced. It was perfect weather for those who traveled, which in years past, hasn’t been quite as nice. I remember, while working at O’Hare Airport, many folks celebrated Thanksgiving with a turkey sandwich, sitting in the lobby waiting for news on their flight home. I hope ...

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Out and About – Week of November 19th

This has been a great autumn. Just about all the leaves are on the ground, my lawn mower is put away, and the snow blower is ready for action. This Thursday we celebrate Thanksgiving. For most of us, this is the time to count our many blessings. Unfortunately, there are some still looking for their next meal or a warm ...

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Out and About – Week of November 12th

The election is over, which means that the campaigning is over, which means no more mudslinging via the news media. Someone made a lot of money during the campaigning, and I’m sure it wasn’t me or any others more deserving. What a waste of dollars. What will they talk about next on Facebook or Twitter? The next event to plan ...

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