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Friday, December 3, 2021
Janice Lindsay

Keep pedaling

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer The summer I was 7, I was obsessed. I desperately wanted – no, I desperately needed – a bike.  Not that...
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Coincidence? Or not?

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer I haven’t studied the saints and I don’t spend much time thinking about them. But I know that October 4...

Just a little scared

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer When my granddaughter was four, she attended a friend’s birthday party at an outdoor amusement park. Its central feature was a...
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Summer insects; some are magical

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer I awoke around midnight and, unable to sleep, I watched out the window as flickering lights floated above the grassy...

Thanks a lot, Bulova

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Eighty years ago, in July of 1941, the few thousand Americans who owned TVs could witness a momentous event, though...
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Weed Removal Therapy

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer The far end of our back yard is a bog. The house sits on a slight rise. Behind it, maybe...

I become invisible

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer I attend the closing on the sale of my mother’s house as executor of her estate. I sit on one...
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The Grammy and Granddaughter Book Club

By Janice Lindsay Was it legal for a grown-up to have this much fun in a bookstore? To smile and even chuckle as she turned...

Things to be suspicious of

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer While contemplating the arrival of the new year, I came upon a few cautionary notes I had written to myself,...

Christmas trees, real and not

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Every Christmas, I say, “Maybe this year, I should have a real tree instead of the artificial one.” Every year,...