Tag Archives: 4th of July

Time to Gear Up!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES As I sit here in my office, attempting to shake the foggy pile of cobwebs from my tired brain after our family getaway to St. Louis over Spring Break, it dawned on me how quickly the season of Spring is barreling upon us.  When we left, the ground was covered in snow.  Piles...
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A Commitment of Excellence

BY: RACHEL SMITH Tradition.  Celebration.  Patriotism and community pride. These words come to mind when I think of the 4th of July in Clear Lake. And let’s not forget:  Fireworks. Carnival rides.  Massive Parade and cheese balls for days! I’m not sure there’s a celebration around that can even hold a candle to our Independence Day extravaganza at the...
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A Summer of Thanks!

photocredit: steemit.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Wow.  Just wow.  In the blink of an eye, the summer has flown by, once again.  Is it just me or does time seem to speed up, racing along like a freight train barreling down the tracks, when you’re having fun? I think it does.  And boy, did we have fun this summer. ...
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I did it… I FREAKED OUT!!

photocredit: etsy.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Are we having fun yet?  Have you SEEN the new ride at the carnival? HO. LY. BUCKETS. First thing my 7 year old daughter said when she woke up yesterday morning was that she couldn’t wait to go to the carnival and then, “Mom, will you go on that Freak Out ride with me?” Y’all…...
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