Monthly Archives: August 2019

FALL into Clear Lake

BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s no secret Summer is the busiest time for tourists in Clear Lake.  With the draw of water activities bringing people from all around the Midwest, we tend to cater our slew of events around the crowds. But what about when those crowds begin to dwindle?  As the school year kicks off, once again,...
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You Don’t Need a Reason Today!

photocredit: noteworthy.cards BY: RACHEL WUMKES Odd blog title, isn’t it?  What is it you don’t need a reason for? Skip work? Buy that outfit you’ve been eyeing at the store?  Eat a dozen chocolate chip cookies for lunch? Turns out… all of the above. Our friends inside the internet have deemed today National “Just Because” Day.  Basically, a good excuse...
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Dog Days? More like Puppy Days.

photocredit: downtownsouthbend.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES As I began to ponder how this blog post would go, I realized our moderate temperatures of late aren't really cohesive with a post pertaining to the Dog Days of Summer.  Of course, it would wake me up at 3am wondering why, and how, and what I could do instead on the...
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Kicking the School Year Off Right!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES On Sunday night it happened… teachers around the area set an alarm for the next day.  Time to get up, get moving, get back into the swing of a new school year.  Their goal? Not only enhancing the cognitive abilities of our young people, but also guiding them, helping them along the journey...
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