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Attempting to turn back the hands of time

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy I suspect all of us “of a certain age” sometimes hear the siren call of turning back the hands of time, and fantasize about having a nip here and a tuck there. However, considering Medicare’s unreasonable reluctance to pay for us to feel good...
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Let the hummingbird wars begin

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy This has been an unusual summer so far. As we all know, the weather has been both wetter and cooler than normal. The news has been full of heat waves, floods, wildfires and winds, but not quite the typical summer weather we have learned to expect....
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Tomatoes galore!

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy They’re here! This year’s Mortgage Lifters, Cherokee Purples, Black Krims, Ponderosa Pinks, Green Zebras and friends are out in the garden trying to outdo each other. It’s a mouthwatering array, from the little plum tomatoes perfect for roasting...
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Why do they keep calling?

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy Remember the no-call list? Wasn’t it nice? Where did it go? After a nice hiatus from those annoying, intrusive, unwanted calls, there seems to be an acceleration of them again. I usually don’t answer the phone when it rings around 2 p.m., because...
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Our yard abounds with growth

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy We don’t have a tidy yard. It’s a big, sprawling former pasture and filled with surprises, some from Mother Nature and some from my mother, even though she’s been gone for more than 20 years. Bob has an orderly vegetable garden behind a fence and...