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  • 2018 election was rife with fake ads

    November 15th, 2018
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    During election season, my husband and I have a near-perfect division of labor. He hangs up on any robocall or survey-taker.

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    Septic fields have their benefits

    November 9th, 2018
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    Ah, yes, here I am, sitting on pins and needles, awaiting the election results of the midterms. What better time to change the conversation to the subject of poop.

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    Places of worship need armed guards?

    November 5th, 2018
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    When I was a little girl, going to Sunday church was a big deal. Out of the closet would come that frilly starched dress and the shiny, black patent-leather shoes — and maybe even white gloves for Easter.

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    Do 7,000 people constitute an ‘invasion’?

    October 26th, 2018
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    With the exception of the occasional mathematics wonk, Americans are not very good with numbers.

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    Walker letter reveals wealth of information about our area

    October 18th, 2018
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    At 34 pages, it is far too long to be a love letter and too short to be a master’s thesis.

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  • Local Facebook posts indicate a high level of anxiety

    September 20th, 2018
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    It was pretty clear at its Sept. 11 meeting that the Norwalk Village Board wouldn’t be in a convertible festooned with balloons, leading a parade, anytime soon.

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    In face of flood damage, remaining uninvolved and indifferent won’t work

    September 13th, 2018
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    Ontario was eerily silent Sunday. Evidently exhaustion had caught up with everyone.

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    After flooding, government has not ridden in like a white knight

    September 6th, 2018
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    Anyone who waited patiently last week for our government to come riding in like a white knight and rescue us from a weather disaster is still waiting.

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    Time to redraw the floodplain maps?

    September 1st, 2018
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    It was a strange night. Maybe you had one at your house, too. Our geriatric dog, who usually sleeps as though she wer e dead, was on edge.

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    What a difference one word can make

    August 16th, 2018
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    Oops, what a difference one word can make — especially when it is left out.

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    Make room in your life for swamp milkweed

    August 9th, 2018
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    And you think you have picky eaters at your house. Consider, if you will, the monarch butterfly, which has nothing but milkweed for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a milkweed chaser on the side.

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