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Editor’s Note – March 2021

The countdown to Spring is here! March 20 marks the vernal equinox with expected warming temps and the return of green.

Story Club

Sort of like a book club, this is Story Club. We publish a short story and then ask for your comments. We will publish the comments, anonymously, giving everyone a chance to add to, remark on and share their thoughts related to the story.

Vaccines and the Elderly

My neighbor just got her first vaccine; it took her three days of telephoning to get an appointment.  A friend of mine has spent recent days arranging vaccine appointments for her elderly mother’s friends, who can’t do it themselves. Another friend sent me this note, “Signing up on the website was not difficult, got verification

MSTORYTELLING: Visiting Gigi’s house

A new grandma’s diary excerpts A first time grandma reflects on the changes a baby brings to holiday family gatherings  By Lisa Alleman Thanksgiving 2018.  We gather around my dining room table to eat our turkey dinner with urgency. Unlike other years, the turkey is not the main event. My daughter, who is 5 months

EDITOR’S NOTE – November 2020

Dear Readers, In this, our last issue for 2020, I’m thinking about a year dominated by Covid-19 – births, deaths, schools, jobs, elections, social activities.  I have maintained a positive attitude with my family, weaving our way through a life of social distancing, masks, handwashing while missing our friends and hugs.  Overall, my family has

Don’t Just Throw It Away

Is your medicine cabinet full of old, out-of-date, or unneeded prescriptions? Join Jennifer Grabarczyk, Chief Clinical Pharmacist, for a Lunch ‘n Learn presentation on Prescription Drug Use/Misuse & Proper Disposal of Medication.

Movies at the Maumee Theatre

The 5th Annual Maumee Film Festival presents local filmmakers’ short films, features and documentaries at the historic venue.

Green Acres Is The Place To Be

Enjoy live music by Woody Pines, beer and wine, appetizers and auctions at Black Swamp Conservancy’s annual fundraiser— Bluegrass & Green Acres.

Aiming To End Parkinson’s Disease

Each year, almost 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), but some of those patients might soon find relief for themselves and their families.

The Northwest Ohio BIG Wish Gala Raises Funds

The Northwest Ohio BIG Wish Gala raises funds for the Make-A-Wish foundation that helps so many families’ dreams come true.

Kenn Kaufman’s A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration

Authors! Series presents Kenn Kaufman’s A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration.

Fancy, Don’t Let Me Down

Don’t miss country music icon Reba McEntire as she graces Toledo with her incredible stage presence while performing her biggest hits.