Mirth and Matter

The REAL most wonderful time of the year

Welcome to my favorite time of year — fall. Call me the sixth Spice Girl, Pumpkin Spice. I love me some fall! [Read More]


January 24, 2019

A great time was had by all

Summer has just flown by. I can’t believe it’s time for the school bell to ring once again. Time sure ... [Read More]

Just floatin' through the summer...

I don’t know about you, but the cover of this month’s issue sure looks good. With the heat we’re experiencing ... [Read More]

Summertime...is here!

....and just like that…it’s summer! Welcome to sunshine, beach time and flip flops. We’re excited that summer is finally here, ... [Read More]


A nudge to help others

We all want to help others. We just don’t always know how. This month, we’re giving you a nudge in that general direction. We’ve focused much of the magazine on ...
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Taking off on a high-flying adventure

Welcome to spring…and pollen season! I don’t know about you, but I’m glad to see one of those. You can guess which one it is. Here’s a hint: it’s the ...
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Local groups gear up for spring productions

It’s a great month to be Irish — and I am! I’ll be breaking out the green and wearing it proudly all month long.
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Fuzzy hearts, chocolates and stupid Cupid

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope everyone is all loved up during this month where we focus on hearts, flowers, chocolates and all things warm and fuzzy.
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Brand spankin' new year

Well 2018 is upon us, all brand-spankin’ new. It’s exciting, isn’t it?!
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Shiny and fresh, with no mistakes in it

When I began considering how to approach the stories on our two Santas for this issue, paramount in the back of my mind was the singular thought, “I’ve been a ...
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Passion and the music in your head

I spend a lot of time talking with people who are extremely dedicated to their art, whether that art be dance, theater, painting, sculpting, pottery…whatever. They all have one thing ...
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Halloween season is the best

You guys…it’s my favorite month of the year! I love Halloween and October is clearly the best month out of the year. Not just because the weather is great, but ...
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Pumpkin spice and everything nice

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love when the air changes and you can just smell those fall kind of smells. Pencil erasers, fresh notebook paper and that ...
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It's my fault -- I blinked

I did it. I blinked. And summer is just about over. By the time you’re reading this, school is back in session.
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Summertime is just groovy

Anybody else longing for those cooler temperaturesyet? Back when the weather was cold, I wantedwarmth. Now that I’ve got that, I am dying for somecool breezes.Color me fickle.But what we ...
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