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Stepping Up for Thursdays on Main

    BY: RACHEL SMITH Thursdays on Main.  A novel concept, really; live music, vendors lining our beautiful Main Street, entertainment for kids, food and drinks. What more could a person want, really? The summer fun kicks off tonight in downtown Clear Lake.  The sounds of Rock-N-Soul Revue floating through the streets from 7-9pm.  Kids’ peals of laughter will ring...
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In Summeeeeeerrrrrrrr!!

photocredit: tourismandfood.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Olaf from Frozen said it best and, honestly, I can hardly even say those words without singing them.  Summer can mean a variety of things to different people.  For some, it’s just the same old grind of going to work every day.  Punching the clock and dreaming of the weekend. For our fabulous...
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This Is My Why

  BY: RACHEL SMITH Why does one do anything, really?  Because you want to?  Because you have to?  Life is often a combination of both. I’m going to take a moment and use this blog post to tell you about my why.  About why I am the way I am and do the things I do.  But mostly,...
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The Ultimate Sacrifice

photocredit: mta.info.org BY: RACHEL SMITH Memorial Day is a wildly anticipated holiday in the Midwest.  Often, it means the official end of cold, winter months with the promise of summer on the horizon.  Those who spend forty hours per week in the grind are appreciative of a long weekend.  It’s often spent with friends or neighbors firing...
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