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What Would Jesus Do?

October 20, 2019 In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus tells a story about a king who commends his subjects for helping him when he was hungry, thirsty, without clothes, in prison or sic. more »»

Inventory - defying trucker!

October 19, 2019 About 5 decades ago, I took a famous, national inventory in college to see where my interests lie. Many of the findings shocked me while others made sense. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

October 18, 2019 Market Report for October 11, 2019 The chill was definitely in the air this Friday night of the Toledo Farmers’ Market. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

October 17, 2019 To continue with the rest of this years events at the Wieting Theatre, they are: •Nov. 22 - Dec. 8- movie Frozen 2 with a pancake or waffle breakfast one of the Saturdays with a matinee •Nov. more »»

October-The greatest month of the year!!

October 6, 2019 As we begin this great month, we all enjoy the superb fall colors that surround us before we head into the big holidays and the cold, frigid, snowy phenomenon called winter. more »»

Unanswerable questions of life!

October 5, 2019 Why do we do what we do? I noticed a child the other day sucking on their thumb; but I’ve seen others the same age, sucking on other fingers. One child was sucking on all of the. more »»

Touring the Evening Skies

October 4, 2019 Every now and then I am asked, “What is it about astronomy that excites you so much?” After all, some have said, not much changes from year to yea. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

October 3, 2019 The Wieting Theatre is getting ready for a very busy finish to this year. The high school is rehearsing for “Cinderella”. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

September 20, 2019 Market Report for September 13, 2019 Oh no it’s Friday the 13th. There were no black cats at the Toledo Farmers’ Market, just a cute little friendly gray one with white socks on two of its legs. more »»

Karma? What goes around, comes around!

September 15, 2019 Do you believe in coincidence? How about Karma, or “What goes around, comes around?” Or the “reaping what you sow” biblical philosophy? I believe in the last one. But to each their own. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

September 13, 2019 Market Report for September 6, 2019 Wow, another busy night for the Toledo Farmers’ Market. The customers were plentiful along with the vendors. more »»

The Silver Dollar!!

September 8, 2019 Over the years things change, don’t they? The Chelsea of 1960 is a whole lot different than today. But that’s the way life is...........always evolving, always changing in some way, shape or form. more »»

Auto-Matic bloopers!

September 7, 2019 Confess it! You’d done some insane things under the authorization of the DOT’s failure to spot someone who shouldn’t be driving…well, let me speak for myself, anyway. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

September 6, 2019 Market Report for August 30, 2019 It was another busy, entertaining night at the Toledo Farmers’ Market. Iowa Premium. a National Company. was back grilling hamburgers on the large grill. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

September 5, 2019 I’m not in the mood to write this column today but I know I must. Our family said goodbye to our eldest son Jimmy. more »»

Ye Olde Stomping Grounds...

September 1, 2019 In the past couple of months I’ve returned to the Tama-Toledo area a couple of times In July, Deb and I returned to celebrate our 50th Class Reunion. more »»

Toledo Farmers Market

August 30, 2019 Market Report for August 23, 2019 What a night the Toledo Farmers’ Market had on this Friday night? Picture this, twenty two vendors were set up ready to sell, in front of the bandstand Iowa Premium... more »»

What a beautiful melody!

August 24, 2019 For many, it’s nothing to hum a tune, whistle a song or sing a melody. But there are people who couldn’t carry a tune without a radical, vocal transplant. They’re my crowd. more »»

What's Happening at the Wieting?

August 22, 2019 I understand the dedication or “Open House” is scheduled for Sunday, September 8 at the theatre. The time is either 2 p.m. or 3 p.. more »»

If I ruled the world

August 18, 2019 Have you ever wondered what things you would change if suddenly you became the “Boss of the World?” You haven’t? Hmmmmm...........I think of things like this from time to time. more »»

Back to school!

August 18, 2019 Well, guess what? Summer heat is officially here because school is now open. Never fails! Oh well, nothing we can do about it here in the great state of Iowa. more »»



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