Carol Zebb

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November celebrations you may not know

November is known for many things — Veterans Day and Thanksgiving are the two most celebrated, but this month is also Aviation History and International Drum Month, National Adoption Awareness, Model Railroad, Native American Heritage and Peanut Butter Lovers Month.

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Juniper berries — a fruit of many faces

Do you have juniper trees around your house?

Our firefighters do more than put out flames

October is Fire Prevention Month and the week of Oct. 6-12 was Fire Safety Week — a time for awareness of the danger from uncontrolled fires.

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Cooler nights call for heartier meals

Senior Moments

Crisp is the word that best describes October mornings in Rim Country. There may be lovely, languid days, but mornings and evenings are brisk, if not downright chilly. Time to put away the T-shirts and flip-flops and get out the sweatshirts and socks.

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If ‘Farmers’ Almanac’ right, get ready for winter now

According to the “Old Farmers’ Almanac,” winter of 2014 will begin early and be a hard one.

Senior Moments

If September were a color, it would be gold — not the bright gold of early spring or the glaze of sun on new fallen snow, but a soft, mellow gold that matches this month’s gentle flow into autumn.

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Fingers of fall beginning to trace through our days

Summer may not be officially over, but subtle signs of fall are appearing.

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August days perfect for hammock

August is summer full-blown, a month to savor the cool, early morning hours with a glass of juice or cup of coffee sipped on the patio.

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Forgotten seeds make back yard bloom

Senior Moments

What does midsummer mean to you? Gardening? Fruits and vegetables and berries ripening?

Stock up at Senior Center Thrift

There will be a $1 bag sale of clothing every day for the immediate future at the Thrift Store.

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