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Out and About – Week of July 25th

This week’s column actually deals with getting Out and About. What a concept! Ten years ago I used the column to inform you readers about things going on in and around St. Joe County, but like so many things, change happens. On July 17, my wife and I left for a week of camping at Yankee Springs, south of Grand …

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Out and About – Week of July 18th

Brad Sugars once said, “If you can’t be positive, at least be quiet.” You don’t have to look far to find negativity these days. A good example would be the current political campaigning that has been going on for at least six months, and will continue until election day next November. The constant mudslinging makes me think that perhaps we …

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Mark My Words – Have fun, but play safe

Have you come across Zubat, Gastly, Bellsprout, Rattata, Caterpie, Spearow, Squirtle or Pikachu in your neighborhood? No, they aren’t types of weeds in your yard or new types of insects. Have you seen any in a tree, possibly by your mailbox or relaxing on your patio? Maybe you are asking yourself, “what in the world is he talking about?” I …

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07-12-16 BIS16000111 CHEDDAR beagle mix

Hi! My name is Cheddar and I am a male tricolor beagle mix. I am about 3-4 years old. You see that smile on my face? That’s because I got a treat every time I had my picture taken. M-m-m-m, I like those treats. I am a little stout, but I like to walk on the leash and could get …

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Out and About – Week of July 11th

“The customer is always right” is a phrase that has been around for years. Ninety percent of the time, it’s the truth. Let’s concentrate for a moment on the other ten percent. The uninformed might become extremely upset because they were told that they were not allowed to bring outside food or beverages into an eating establishment. The customer thought …

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07-05-16 BIS16-000108 MATTY dog

Hi! My name is Matty and I am a female tricolor hound/shepherd mix. I am about 2 years old and have already been spayed. I have a very pretty face and my chest is white with black freckles. I am very good with people and know how to sit. I do like to get some exercise because I am young …

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