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Out and About – Week of January 18th

Last week’s column focused on those first responders from the Three Rivers Fire Department, Station Number Two. I failed to mention the volunteer firefighters, who are called upon whenever the need arises. An example might be whenever a major accident or fire occurs and the four firefighters on duty are needed to respond, which would leave no one at the …

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Mark My Words – Talk to your children!

Are we losing our ability to have conversations? Is the art of conversation becoming a lost art, in itself? It is hard to imagine that something as simple as having a conversation could become a thing of the past, but sadly, it feels that way, especially when you are talking to the younger generation. In a discussion with some colleagues …

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01-13-16 12994 SHIVERS terrier mix

Hi. The ladies here call me Shivers because I shiver a lot from the other dogs barking. If you take me where it is less noisy I get very playful. I am a tricolor male terrier mix, about 9-10 months old and I have those cute freckles the lady who takes my picture likes so well. I’m very sweet and …

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Out and About – Week of January 11th

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all have at least one hero. Someone that we admire, respect, and hold a little higher than other people we know. I heard a Medal of Honor recipient say that there are people who regard him as a hero because of the act that made it possible for him to receive …

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01-05-16 12990 CHARLIE aussie mix 03

Hi! My name is Charlie and I am a male tricolor Aussie mix. I’m about 5 years old but I look much younger and, as you can see, I have some pretty adorable floppy ears. I have been house-trained and am already neutered. I really like to be around people and will even follow you around to be with you. …

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Out and About – Week of January 4th

Welcome to 2016, the start of a new year and an opportunity to start everything out fresh. Let’s try to leave the negative things from last year in the history books and keep a positive attitude to what lies ahead of us. We ended 2015 with a reminder that we are now in the winter season. Gone for a few …

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