Category: #thisplacematters


2020: The Year That Wasn’t

If you’re like me you are tired of hearing words like: pandemic, Covid-19, shutdown, cancelled, quarantine, lockdown, work-from-home, remote learning, mask or no mask, vaccine or no vaccine. Our nation’s governing individuals and communities’ reaction to this unknown virus has…

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A Heart of Gratitude

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” – Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), American playwright and novelist. I have a friend who in his mid-fifties had to undergo open-heart surgery….

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Devices

I am an avid fan of authors Agatha Christie (murder mysteries), Erle Stanley Gardner (Perry Mason) and Helen MacInnes (espionage). I have read (and re-read) many of their novels since I was a young teenager.  These authors (and others) use…

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What a ride!

Wow, what a wild ride we have been on for the last six months!  Tornadoes, world-wide virus pandemic, more tornadoes, quarantine stay-at-home restrictions, earthquakes, panic and fear have fueled this roller coaster called 2020.  Only one thing is certain in…

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Giving: The Big Payback

Yet, we still have before us our goal of completing the restoration project and opening the heritage museum. You can still be of help, even in these trying times.

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