Loose Ends: Shop at home first

February 22, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | Supporting small businesses has always been a part of community life. That is, it was the underpinning of a healthy local economy, until the economic upheaval caused by COVID-19 threatened to make shopping […]


Loose Ends: Wasn’t Born Yesterday

February 17, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | “I wasn’t born yesterday, you know.” Each time I hear someone say these words or a facsimile, I want to say, “I know, you keep telling us that!” However, I restrain myself. These […]


No more ‘new normal’

January 21, 2021 Lucas Turner 0

MEEKER | Is there anyone among us who can claim to know “what’s what“ anymore? Recently a famous actor appeared in a television advertisement that urged viewers to take his advice by obtaining a reverse […]

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Loose Ends: What is reality?

June 24, 2009 Dolly Viscardi 0

“When are you moving back to reality?” a relative asked years ago. The long distances between towns, the lack of diversity, and the lack of various commercial concerns that most of us depend upon were […]

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Loose Ends: Flowers still thrill

June 16, 2009 Dolly Viscardi 0

For some of us, the thrill of spotting the first wildflowers each summer never goes away. Newcomers are always surprised by our reaction to that good ol’ green stuff — plants, not money.

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