Category Archives: Family Fun

The Downslide of Summer

Image by Incygneia from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES For years, the July 4th holiday has felt like the culmination of summer. After that, the remainder of July slips away in the blink of an eye and by the time August rolls around, we are in full-on school mode getting prepared for the...
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July 4th in Clear Lake – Pandemic Style!

Image by Prawny from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES It’s no secret things are different this year.  We all feel a little bit off, like something is just not right.  COVID-19 knocked us sideways this spring, and while we all thought it would be over and life would be back to ‘normal’ by...
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Imagine

BY: RACHEL WUMKES I have to admit, I feel a bit discombobulated this week.  Typically, it would be a frantic push to secure the final BINGO volunteers.  Begging, pleading with people to fill the slots and help us continue the long-standing tradition of fun in the park. I'd be writing story after story about the 4th of...
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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay BY: RACHEL WUMKES I wish I had a green thumb.  I wish I could grow beds of colorful flowers, or rows and rows of vegetables to feed my family. Unfortunately, I cannot.  I do seem, however, to be very skilled at growing a plethora of thistles and weeds. ...
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