Monthly Archive for December, 2010

: December, 2010

View from my window

My cousin who moved back home after spending 35 years away from Fairfield – a good portion of them in South Dakota – told me this morning that our blizzard reminded her of those in the Plains state
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to one and all. May your day be filled with family and friends, good food and fun. As you celebrate, please remember those in need and make a commitment in the New Year to help someone
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Talking turkey

I’ve got some interesting neighbors. A family of wild turkeys. I am not sure if the family includes the same male and female I have seen every year for the past six or seven. Probably not, since
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Let’s talk some trash

Fairfield’s best-kept secret is the town dump – or as it is more properly known, the Fairfield Transfer Station. Part of the One Rod Highway complex, which also includes the state-of-the-art sewage
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All aboard!

At the Christmas party on Saturday at my mother’s assisted living facility, my four great-nephews, Michael, Kevin, Maxx and Jack – 8, 5, 3 and 22 months, respectively – were fascinated by the train
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Mobile mammography available Dec. 8

My mother is a 20-year breast cancer survivor. It is a badge that she wears with pride. She has been one of the luckier ones. The cancer was found early. She underwent a lumpectomy and radiation, was
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Congratulations, Norma!

I met Norma Peterson a few years ago when I was editor of the Fairfield Citizen. At that time she was handling publicity for the Fairfield Rotary Club. I liked her immediately because she was
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