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Out and About – Week of August 1st

This week’s column is a continuation of last week’s, so back to the campsite. Thursday, July 21, had a weather forecast of being extremely hot, with a chance of severe thunderstorms. I’m pretty sure that Mother Nature was at one time was a member of the military’s Delta Force. Delta Force has said, “You can run, but you can’t hide.” …

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07-26-16 BIO16-000236 LUCY dog

Hi! My name is Lucy and I’m a female tan and brown Doberman, about 6 months old. I am a little shy at first but will warm up to you quickly. I only weigh about 21 pounds right now. I haven’t had a permanent home yet and would really like to have a forever home and be with a family. …

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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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