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'Can I spend the night?' Just say 'no'
Have I mentioned I’m a morning person? Love those early, early hours. They’re fresh and sweet, much like a newborn baby — quiet, gentle, promising. Oh-five-hundred is my finest hour, and coffee goes best with a sunrise.
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- SHADES OF GREEN: Being 'political' important to environmental future Every year we jump on the Amtrak in Elkhart and take our Merry Lea environmental education graduate students on a “field trip” to our nation’s capitol.
- ASK A VET: Kennel cough can be a concern for dog owners DEAR DR. WELDY'S: My parent's dog recently had a hacking cough and now my dogs are both developing the same symptoms. Could this be kennel cough and if so how long are my dogs contagious? DEAR READER: This absolutely sounds suspicious for "kennel cou
- NOT THAT YOU ASKED, BUT ...: Texas Golden Girls ride in style to the rodeo In my last column I related tales of the “Texas Golden Girls” — me, my BFF Deb and two of my Texas cousins, their aliases “Gee” and “Reen” — at Mardi Gras in Galveston, Texas recently. This is the next chapter — the rodeo.
Stinking in the name of research
I’m sitting in the Concord Mall, reeking of men’s cologne.
No, I didn’t get ambush-spritzed by salespeople.
This was my own doing.
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