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Watching birds and cats is a reliable source of entertainment

Well, here it is Christmas, it doesn

Let your light shine

The economy and the internet may change the way we shop, but for those of us who are celebrating Christmas because it is the birth of Jesus Christ, it doesn’t matter if there are presents or not.


Watching a child discover the joy of Christmas is one of life

Visit the train display in Milford

The Grants Farm and Green Houses have their train display set up at the Milford Green House on state Route 50 in front of the shopping center. The area where this shopping center is, I remember, years ago when they raised tobacco and corn, there and on the left was an egg co-op that bought eggs from the farmers, now that goes back many years.

Looking for Joy

I’ve been in a position lately to see some of these random acts of kindness first-hand and I just want to share some of them with you.

What we really need are more Charlie Brown trees

Last week my grandson and I went to Dirr Nursery to cut our Christmas tree. We brought it home, put it in its holder in the living room, untangled and strung the lights, and hung the ornaments.

The Ole Fisherman has had a busy week


There are folks who feel the need to share at Thanksgiving

Hope you had a good Thanksgiving with your family or friends. We had all our family here on Thanksgiving evening. Ruth Ann was cooking and baking for two days, not all day, but parts of each day. She is like her Mother when setting a meal for our family.

Sled riding is for boys, not for older gentlemen


Origins of the Christmas tree

With all the hoopla lately about calling Christmas trees – holiday trees, I was curious about just how the custom of Christmas trees began.

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