Column

There is always hope

By Gary Salmon The problem with this article occurred earlier when my mind went searching for a photo of an ornamental hemlock tree growing in someone’s yard. I have a large collection of tree photos filed away in both my […]

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Column, Movie Diary

Sizing up my kid

By Dom Cioffi My son and I have reached an interesting crossroads: we both wear the exact same size in our clothing, shoes, and headwear. I imagine this happens to many parents, but I wasn’t prepared for the repercussions of […]

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Column

A time for release and renewal

By Cassandra Tyndall In order to fully let something go, it’s normal to have one final long gaze at it. Like those times you break up with a lover, knowing it won’t develop into anything more. Or those times you […]

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Column, Living the Dream

Replenished by a storm

By Merisa Sherman It’s so dry, that even underneath the protective straw, I can see cracks in the asparagus bed soil. The pansies on the western side of the garden are making their final push before their foregone surrender while […]

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Column, Money Matters

Has the economy begun to recover?

By Kevin Theissen As coronavirus restrictions ease and businesses reopen, the American economy should gain steam. Data released in May and June, including employment, payroll, and manufacturing numbers, suggested the economy may have hit bottom in April. The stock market, […]

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