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Happy August!
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Happy August!

For the gardeners out there, August means crops are really producing,and your kitchen is overflowing with fresh tomatoes, zucchini,cucumbers and so much more! The payoff of all your hard work fromwhen you planted your garden several months ago. I am thinking rightnow about a fresh tomato sandwich, on white bread, loaded down withmayonnaise and salt/pepper!...

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July!  

Not only do we celebrate our great nation’s birthday this month, we also will be starting to harvest our gardens!  It’s always such a great feeling picking fresh zucchini, peppers, tomatoes and more! In addition to picking our crops, there are a few other things that we must do in July to keep our gardens...

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The Month of June!

School is out.  Gardens are planted.  The weather is nice; not hot and muggy as July and August will be (well maybe…. after all we are in the Ohio Valley).  Vacations are happening.  Flowers are planted and are in abundance on people’s porches and in their yards.  Lawns are being mowed (ahhh…. who doesn’t love...

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The Month of May

I made a quick stop this week at the Marshall County Co-op, and I noticed that there was just something special in the air that felt so good…… The day was sunny and bright and a little warm.  Gone were the cloudy grey skies, replaced by a gorgeous yellow sun.  Employees of the Co-op were...

April Showers
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April Showers

It’s that time of the year to take your rain boots, umbrellas, and ponchos out of winter storage.  We all have heard the old saying “April showers bring May flowers”, right?  It may be hard to believe this saying, especially since this past “so-called” winter has been filled with more rain than snow.   Which, by...

Here Comes March!!
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Here Comes March!!

I wonder if it will come in like a lion or a lamb?  Have you ever heard this phrase before?  While many sayings are based on observations and at times are accurate, others believe the beliefs and rhymes of those from a long time ago.  These people actually believe that bad spirits could damage the...

Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder

The Sparkles, glitter and bright lights of the holidays are over, replaced by gray, gloomy, snowy, rainy/icy weather.  Yay.  It’s January, probably the gloomiest month of the year for many. It’s cold out and the sun seems to have taken a well-deserved vacation.  Outdoor activities are limited (unless you have lots of thermals), and your...

The Month Before Christmas
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The Month Before Christmas

Twas the month before Christmas and all through the Co-opAll the employees were stirring, and probably some mice tooThe stockings were hung, in the offices with careIn hopes that Santa Dave would soon be there The staff were all nestled, all snug in their departmentsWhile vision of sugar cookies and gifts danced in their headsThey...

Hello November
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Hello November

This month is one that is jam packed full…so much is going on.  It’s an exciting time because people everywhere are preparing for the holidays, our hunters are preparing for hunting season and our farmers are doing their fieldwork, spraying and equipment clean up.  ALSO – It’s Election Day on Nov. 8th.  Make sure your...