Empty Nest

Spenser Remick, formerly of Salem, is 35-years old, weighs 320 lbs ±, is 6'3” tall and is well on his way to being a competitor at the World's Strongest Man contest.  …

We have a yellow trumpet vine.  Not the standard orange trumpet vine that you see a lot of, but yellow. There was a huge growth of it just west of New London a few years ago.  It was …

Ginnie and I went to Yellowstone again this year for vacation.  Last year we were there and saw actual wolves in the wild feeding on a bison carcass.  Not only that, but we were treated to …

 I turn 74 this month.  I'll take and tell you, what Ginnie and I went through with COVID 19, I could see the end, and it wasn't pretty.  It made me realize that life is so …

Curt Swarm, Empty …

He's had two great pleasures in his life.  Most people only have one, but Paul Mohrfeld of Ft. Madison, has had two.  The first one was his wife, Rita.  Her name was La Rita, but …

Mariia, Olena and Sviatoslav (or Sviat, pronounced “Fiat”) were in a quandary.  All three are excellent students and college bound, but because of the war, their lives are torn apart.  Their …

It started when the internet went down.  We live in the country so we have our own satellite internet provider.  The internet has gone down before, in storms and so-on, and it was just a matter of …

Linda and Kevin Ross live on the Skunk River near Augusta on the Lee County Side.  They already have three older Airstream Travel Trailers—you know, the ones that look like silver beetles going …

Ginnie and I participated in the First Annual Walk for Nohema in Chautauqua Park in Fairfield last Saturday morning.  Nohema Graber was a Spanish teacher at Fairfield Community High School, who was …

Lorrilee McCall-Miller heard something outside their door as she was getting ready for bed.  It sounded like a baby crying.  She opened the door and looked.  There was a baby fox, a kit, looking …

Gracie's mother prostituted her when she was 11.  At 13 she stabbed a kid in the leg at school with a knife and was expelled.  She went to stay with her grandmother who used meth.  At the age of …

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