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Janice Lindsay reflects on finding her inner artist.

How to guest a dinner party

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer The winter holidays barrel toward us. If we’re lucky, COVID might slink into the background. Sooner or later, a friend...
Janice Lindsay reflects on finding her inner artist.

Finding the inner artist

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer An artist friend gave me a card that says, “We are all artists even if we don’t know how to...
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As luck would have it. Or not.

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer When my husband was a child, his mother told him that it was bad luck to put shoes on the...
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Crows know

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer I didn’t mind finding a hamburger roll in my white bird bath, or a banana slice, raisin bread, or chokecherry...
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We did it for Grandma

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer The recipe for this meal begins “Dig a hole.”  Following a family tradition that began decades before I was born and...
Janice Lindsay reflects on the belief or disbelief in luck.

Spring cleaning and the dusty mind

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer With good intentions and delusions about the extent of my ambition, I compile a list of household chores to complete...
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A guilty pleasure, but I don’t feel guilty

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer When my mother gave me an age-softened novel called “The Woman-Haters,” I was not excited about reading it, being a...
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When walls talk

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer I once had occasion to visit a doctor who was new to me and whose office I will never forget.  Doctor-visiting...
Janice Lindsay reflects on the belief or disbelief in luck.

Cold weather inspires invention

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Earmuffs. This month formally marks 145 years since the earmuff as we know it was invented. The story goes that 15-year-old...
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Pondering fast summer, slow winter

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Why does winter seem to pass sooooo sloooowwwwly while summer goesbysofast? From June through September is four months. From December through...