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Out and About – Week of April 21st

Before I fill you in on what’s going on Out and About, I thought I’d better clear something up. I’m now using a cane to get around. Hopefully, it’s only temporary. I’ll be seeing a surgeon next week to see if he can cure what’s bothering my left knee. For once, I have difficulty keeping up with my wife. This ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of April 14th

Today, April 15th, is tax day. You have until midnight tonight to get your tax return to the post office. Congratulations to those who filed early, and have already deposited their returns in the bank. For Christians, this is a very special week. Next Friday is Good Friday, and next Sunday we celebrate Easter. In celebration of this special season, ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of April 7th

It’s getting down to “Crunch Time”. A week from today is April 15, and the tax man is saddling up and getting ready to ride. Hopefully, most of you have already filed your returns and can sleep easy, knowing that the big refund check will soon be in your savings or checking account. As my accounting professor used to say, ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of March 31st

If you haven’t already heard, the Three Rivers Lions Club has selected Jerry Wright as this year’s recipient of their annual Citizen of the Year. In honor of long-time Three Rivers advocate and Lions Club member Bruce Snook, the name of the award has been changed to “The Three Rivers Lions Club Bruce C. Snook Award”. The banquet to honor ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of March 24th

I spent about twenty-five years working and living in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. I was very familiar with the area near O’Hare Airport, and, at that time, had no plans of ever returning to Three Rivers to live. A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I spent a weekend in the O’Hare area. She was attending a Lions ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of March 17th

A classmate of mine recently sent me a quote that really set me to thinking. It’s really sad that the quote has come to be a reality, and we should all give it some serious thought. Albert Einstein said, “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” It seems ... Read More »