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Sunday, December 04, 2016
Christmas is what you make of it
If the weather cooperates this week I hope to get the Christmas decorations out. Now that Thanksgiving is over it is time to get serious about the upcoming holiday.
We otter be thankful for blessings
There is much for which to be thankful. Our niece, Jane, the marathon runner, is pregnant. She is still running on a regular basis and absolutely glows with maternal love and good health.
Life sends a message, loud and clear
I must be getting old. I signed up for Medicare last week. How is it possible that I am old enough to do this?
Hope puts problems in the past
“It wasn’t me. It was Yvonne and someone else who was talking with my voice.”
Ghosts can have many forms and names
Does anyone dress up as a ghost for Halloween any more? All I see in the stores are superhero costumes, zombies and scary clowns.
Don’t forget mammograms this month
October is almost over. That means only one more week of being inundated with breast cancer ads. Only one more week of pink everything.
Sundays were for church and visiting
Whatever happened to the lazy Sundays of my youth?
Try new traditions to mark Columbus Day
Happy Columbus Day! Columbus Day is one of the least celebrated federal holidays in America, according to the Pew Research Center.
Vacation was time spent close to nature
Have you ever had someone hug you and felt all the stress melt away? That’s how I felt this past weekend.
Professions of love filled the weekend
I received a very nice letter from an arsonist last week.
Be silly today and talk like a pirate
It’s almost autumn. Chrysanthemums have been popping up all over.
Grandma's spinning wheel has new home
I wanted to race for the phone last Saturday to call my mom.
Day was spent catching up with friends
I had been looking forward to last Saturday for months.
Baking will be missed on mom's birthday
I shouldn’t be sitting here writing this column.
This is the week to search for treasure
One person's trash is another person's treasure. That statement is never more true than it is in August in Portland, Indiana.
The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371