Farewell, Dear Readers

I’ve been pondering this last column for quite some time, probably since the day I began to give serious consideration to a voluntary separation program offered by the Daily Globe’s parent company. I won’t give you a full rundown of why I decided to take it, except to say it was time for a change,…
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The Inns of Geneva National are set amidst a stunning three-course golf complex outside Lake Geneva, Wis. (Beth Rickers / Daily Globe)

Vacation Over; The Countdown Commences

By the time you folks out are reading this, there will only be four days left of my tenure at the Daily Globe. And this final week of work comes on the heels of a week-long vacation. Why would I bother to take vacation now, knowing that my time was so short at the DG?…
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Summer Delights: Band Concerts And Outdoor Gatherings

Among the summertime joys of living in Worthington are the Wednesday evening concerts by the “Amazing” Worthington City Band. As far back as my brain will take me, I have memories of this weekly tradition. Of course, as a kid, I didn’t ever sit down and actually listen to the music. I spent most of…
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Green beans, fresh from the garden, are one of the author's favorite foods.

Jonesing For Garden-Fresh Green Beans

I forgot to get the green beans, darn it. I’m blaming the Fourth of July. I had anticipated that the first green beans of the season would be available at Tuesday’s Downtown Farmers Market in Worthington. Green beans are by far my favorite garden-grown vegetable, so I had given conscious thought to being at the…
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The Purge Is On

Over the last couple of months, Hubby Bryan and I have made a dedicated effort to get rid of some of the “stuff” in our lives. We’ve finally delved into the boxes and storage containers that have languished in our basement storage area, trying to determine what we really need and what we don’t. For…
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