Category Archives: gadgets

Get your act together and enter the fair

Hard to believe the summer is almost over. It must be, because it’s time to send in your registration if you want to submit your vegetables and flowers in the West End Fair. Friday is the deadline. The county fair is open to all residents of Monroe County. New this year are an ethnic category in both [...]

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Daffodils are blooming; knees are creaking

Enough of the snow. Both my daffodils and my psyche are ready for spring. Too bad my knees aren’t rarin’ to go.   By Saturday afternoon the snow was gone in my yard and both the daffodils and hyacinths were ready to open.   The dahlia bulbs have been ordered and I’ve been spending the [...]

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Gougers’ last stand

What does easy-to-assemble mean? Not much, it turns out. We spent the weekend wrestling with a new TV stand.   We had one of those great old-fashioned entertainment stands. One that fit our 27-inch 11-year-old TV perfectly. We bought it at a yard sale for just $50 and it worked for years. But now it’s [...]

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