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The measure of success

About a month ago, I celebrated my forty-fifth birthday, vastly different from my twenty-fifth. I remember I ushered in my mid-twenties with a drunken night that started out at my house, but migrated to the bars so as to be seen by as many people as possible. 271 more words

Wednesday Night: Expect a Crowd

Our popular Community Thanksgiving Meal is 6 p.m. Wednesday, surrounded by all the other activities that have helped draw a crowd in recent years. Turkey and dressing are provided; the rest of the meal is potluck. 66 more words


National Peanut Lovers Month

Talk about bazaar holidays, well here is one for you peanut lovers. November is national peanut lovers month where you can celebrate the nuttiness. Peanuts contribute more than $4 billion to the USA economy each year, and Americans spend almost $800 million a year on peanut butter. 29 more words


Dear Veterans...

Dear veterans at home and abroad:

The United States has long been known as the land of the free and the home of the brave. We fought hard for our independence in 1776 against the British. 263 more words

On Writing

Happy Veteran's Day from Totem Tamers!

I always think of my Grandfather on Veteran’s Day, and the hundreds of letters he wrote to my Grandmother when he was drafted overseas. He wasn’t “in” long, but reading his letters, it was certainly long enough for him! 179 more words


November 11, 2014

An NDP private member’s bill to make Remembrance Day a national statutory holiday has gained the support of the PCs and is now in the hands of the Senate. 154 more words

Hug a Vet Today

And be sure to tell them “Thank You” for their service today on Veterans Day.

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