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2015 – Year in Review

     Now that 2016 is here, I thought that it was time to put the wraps on 2015. To begin with the weather, last night I was watching the weather on TV and the weather-girl was complaining that this weekend the temperatures would be dropping into the mid 20’s, Burr! For those of you

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White Christmas

     I was pretty sure that we wouldn’t be getting any snow, what with the 60 degree temperatures in the forecast. Well, this morning here it came. It really get’s me in the holiday spirit, I mean it doesn’t seem like Christmas time in Northeast Ohio until you’ve seen a car that’s slid into

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Holiday Greetings

     When my wife reminded me that it’s the end of the year again and it was time to send out our holiday greetings, I found it hard to believe. Where does the time go? It seems like I just sent out last year’s letter. Looking back at last year I was already complaining

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Lest We Forget

     If today’s date, December 7th, does not sound familiar to you, it should. It is Pearl Harbor Day, 74 years ago today, Japanese planes and submarines attacked the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a surprise attack from another country that we were supposed to be at peace with, and

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Someone Else’s Life

      Have you ever had one of those moments when it seems that you must be experiencing someone else’s life? I’ve had a few of these from time to time over the last few years, and I think I’ve figured out what they are. In our minds we all have a general plan of

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The Holiday Season

     It seems like quite a jump from my last post about fishing right to the holidays. Despite my plans we didn’t get to go fishing again, it got cold too fast, so we winterized the boat for the season. Well, there’s always next year (boy, I sound like a Cleveland sports fan!) So

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Gone Fishin’

     I’m not what you would call a real fisherman, but my Dad took me fishing a few times when I was younger and I always thought it was fun. We never had a boat, but we fished in the Chagrin river and in a few farm ponds near our house. When I got

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    Way back in the beginning it says in the Good Book that the apple was Adam’s downfall, and if it would have been me in the garden, I wouldn’t have stood a chance. I grew up having two apple trees in our back yard in Chagrin, and I’ve always liked eating them right off

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Trick or Treat

     For those of you who might have been on the moon or something, last Saturday was Halloween. I have many great memories of going out trick-or-treating when I was a kid in Chagrin. We would always carve a pumpkin (and it would get stolen, because of Chagrin’s pumpkin roll) and dress up in

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Mistaken Identity

     Well, I mentioned in a provious post that October is scarecrow time here in Burton. Our road repair scarecrow is pretty realistic, but I think that someone made a mistake. Thursday I looked out the front window of the store, and I saw our scarecrow standing there as usual, directing traffic, and right

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