Monthly Archives: September 2017

Trust me, you’re a GREAT dancer!!!

photocreidt:  www.winedigs.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Okay, that might be the wine talking.  But usually by mid-afternoon during Harvest Fest, one or all of my girlfriends decide that we are great dancers. I mean, last year I watched a woman pick up this giant gourd outside of Larsen’s Mercantile and play it like a guitar. Wait…was that me?  Did I...
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Fireworks Can & Bottle Recycling Program Ending

September 15, 2017:  The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce announced this morning at the Quarterly Coffee that it is ending its long-standing program of recycling of bottles and cans for the community of Clear Lake. One Vision, formerly known as Opportunity Village, helped the Chamber as a partner in recycling for years. The Village supplied...
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I Had the Greatest Idea for a Blog Post…..

photocredit: insiderfinancial.com BY: RACHEL SMITH … and then, the internet totally ruined it for me.  LOL. So yesterday afternoon I was on my daily walk and it was hot.  Holy cow, was it hot.  I’m talking like the type of hot where it’s actually hard to pull in a full breath because you just feel heat all the...
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We’ve got Spirit, yes we do. We’ve got Spirit, how ‘bout you?

photo credit: iowadistilling.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Okay, so it’s the cheer as old as time.  Don’t tell me you were never once a scrawny, awkward high school kid shouting the title to this post at your rival school from the bleachers during the big game. And maybe it’s the corniest title for what I’m about to write about,...
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