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Last week, Budweiser announced they had figured out a way to make their cans slimmer in the middle than on the ends, thus kind of mimicking their bowtie logo. My first thought, for whatever reason, was how much my brother would have wanted one of those in his beer can collecting days.
No tree hugging necessary
Earth Day is coming up. It has been a thing since 1970 and always falls on April 22, but I was a little late coming to the party.
Train with your brain
Smell that spring air? Feel that warm sun? Getting that urge to fire up your exercise again? Me too! Yup, it’s about that time when the weather transitions out of the doldrums of winter and sparks the desire to get outside and get active.
Parents can help make sports fun
Cheers ringing across the park signal spring sports have begun. As children play their favorite sports, parents can do a few things to help make the season shine.
Fuzzy slippers and flannel pants
I was talking with a friend last week about people wearing pajamas in public. Her high school actually banned jammie pants from their dress code. The closest our local high school came to that was banning fuzzy house slippers.
Shopping local and CSAs are like money in the bank
I often talk (maybe even rant a bit) about shopping local. It bears repeating because a few folks get confused by the term “local.” Some may think it means going to the nearby big box store on Michigan Road instead of traveling to the one in Carmel. Or eating at the fast food restaurant near Boone Village rather than the drive-through at Anson (or vice-versa depending on where you reside).
Keep kids safe while outdoors
Despite the ongoing cold, spring is coming. Soon, our children will break out the bikes, the basketball or the hiking shoes to spend more time outdoors. After a winter locked inside, parents need to refocus on outdoor safety and remind children of basic precautions.
Author: Well, glue me down
A random memory last week took me back to the early 1970s and my mother’s obsession with decoupage.
The heart wants what it wants
Each week I wander through life and try to decide what to share in this column. I occasionally get a big bunch of nothing. Other times news items fly at me screaming, “I am a story! Write me!”
Steered in the wrong direction
A Belgian woman made international news last week for driving 900 miles away from her home while trying to pick up a friend from the train station, which was only 38 miles away.
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