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Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

This land is your land, this land is my land

Editor’s note: This week’s Garden Spot column was written by Maggie Cooper, wife of regular columnist Jay Cooper. Land ownership is, and has been, the dream for generations of Americans, and in reality, the dream of people...

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Thursday, February 16th, 2017

How canning came to be

Editor’s note: This week’s article is written by Maggie Cooper, wife and thinking partner of regular columnist Jay Cooper. Like many of you, Jay and I grow quite a bit of the food we eat during the...

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Where do I get this stuff?

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Where do I get this stuff?

It’s sort of like having several television channels running, picture in picture, in my mind. Sometimes, it’s product I see in the hardware or grocery store that starts up the images and flow of ideas. Other times,...

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Let it snow!

I remember some of my first experiences in this area. My job brought me here from time to time to support owners and their operations in the franchise company I worked for. Heck, I even was sent to...

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Thursday, January 26th, 2017

What? A movie Without popcorn?

I’ll admit it. One of the favorite things about going to see a movie is the theatre concession popcorn. Sure, the movie is (usually) good, but that salty treat, with its classic crunch is the best! Yes,...

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Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Fizzy thinking: A look at carbonation

I’ve used this theme many times in this column. There are products and conveniences that have become so commonplace to us they are essentially invisible. We so depend on them, or they have become such a common...

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Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Right out of a classic cartoon

During Christmas time, we took a trip back to Arizona to catch up with our extended families. It was a great time, with us being there just long enough for us to look forward to going back...

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Thursday, December 29th, 2016

A glance in the rearview mirror

It’s hard for me to believe that, once again, it’s the last week of the year. Like any year, there has been a mixture of trial and joy, adventures and the mundane. However, I can truly say...

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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

This is the cat’s meow!

One day, several years ago, a bumper sticker on the car in front of me caught my attention. Its sentiment was really simple, something like, “IF IT’S NOT GROWN, IT’S MINED.” At the time, I lived in...

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Thursday, December 15th, 2016

YOU should be the newest Master Gardener!

Wow! Has this year gone quickly or what? In just a little more than a week, we’ll be celebrating Christmas in our household, and a week later, a new year will be upon us. The shortest day...

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