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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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Mark My Words – Farewell to 2015

Dear 2015, After 365 days, it is time to say farewell to you. So many things happened this past year. Not just in my life, but in the lives of my family, friends and everyone else whose lives were touched by you. It is hard to comprehend all that has transpired over the past 12 months. Some things we wish …

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Zena

12-30-15 12959 ZENA pit mix

Happy New Year, everyone! I am Zena, a one year old female pit mix. I have a very pretty soft coat of white and brindle and I like to be with people. I have lots of energy but once I can get some of that used up I calm down and love your attention. I am house-trained and, as you …

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Out and About – Week of December 28th

This will be my final column for 2015. I’m taking the rest of the year off and getting some much-needed rest. My next column will be on Tuesday, January 5, 2016. I’m hoping that everyone had a joyous and memorable Christmas, and that you all received the gifts you asked Santa for. My Christmas was fantastic, but there still isn’t …

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Mark My Words – Christmas shopping for my wife!

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I do not mind going Black Thursday/Friday shopping. Even though I made a few mistakes this year with my shopping that night, which caused me to have to make a few returns the next day, I still find some fun in it all. I think partly because I am not one of those …

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Out and About – Week of December 21st

This is a busy week for everyone. Last-minute shoppers have about two days to get those gifts purchased. Not a good time for people with short tempers to do any shopping whatsoever. If you are one of those last-minute shoppers, please have patience with the sales associates who will wait on you. They have been putting in some long hours …

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