Yearly Archives: 2019

We all Scream for Ice Cream!

photocredit: seriouseats.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Goodness… when I started this blog post, I thought it would be a fun little fluff piece about an upcoming ice cream social.  As I began to research, to really dig into the meat and potatoes of the organization, I realized it had turned into so much more.  Something deeper, more profound. Many...
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Another BUSY weekend at the Lake!

photocredit: BBBBQ facebook BY: RACHEL SMITH How can it be Friday again already?  I feel like I blinked twice and this week just sped right on by.  Apparently I need to hold on a little tighter to the reins of life or I just might get left in the dust. Whew! Okay, so now that you had a minute...
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Back to Life. Back to Reality.

photocredit: mymcmedia.org BY: RACHEL SMITH Well, folks, we made it.  Another 4th of July has come and gone in Clear Lake, leaving behind a slew of happy visitors and tired locals. And wasn’t it just amazing? With the threat of rain each day, I’d say we lucked out.  Big time.  Even with a few showers - and having to...
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It’s Like Music to My Ears

photocredit: The Chamber - Arch Allies in the Park BY: RACHEL SMITH Lots of words come to mind when I think of Independence Day:  Celebration.  Patriotism.  Freedom.  Parade.  Carnival.  Family. Cheese Balls!! And, of course, music.  The musical acts of Clear Lake’s 4th of July Extravaganza have been a staple of the event for years.  Each night of our...
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