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 By Alice Trulson    Opinion 

Tumbleweed Recovery

I have to tell you, just between you and me... The coffee I am drinking is so stinking good! It isn't new and I have done nothing different to it to make it taste any different...... — Updated 9/20/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Tumbleweed Festival

Oooo! do you feel the Autumn in the air? I certainly do. I can almost smell it in the breeze and it smells nothing like pumpkin spice latte! I know that it's all the craze right... — Updated 9/13/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

First Day of College

Today I am thankful. Not because we are heading into pumpkin spice flavored everything, but because someone has been reading my column. I know they have because a beautiful little... — Updated 8/30/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Fairies and house mouse

I am not sure if you know this about me, I have been clear about my love and addiction to coffee, it is not a secret. Also, not a secret, is my love of fairies. It's obvious when... — Updated 8/16/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

There's a story in here, somewhere

I sit here staring at my computer screen and keyboard trying to recall what I was going to entertain us all with in this week's column... but alas, I have forgotten that juicy... — Updated 8/9/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Alice has a Ted Talk

I am not going to talk about the hot issues that everyone is focused upon. It seems to me there are two or maybe more opinions, all are valid and real, but they do not need to be... — Updated 6/28/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Being a friend is easy

I did this thing this week, and I didn't expect the volume of the replies I got nor the way it really made me feel. I posted on my social media this statement: "I have nothing fun... — Updated 6/14/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Snow for graduation - gee, thanks!

Whine loud enough and ye shall receive... We got some moisture!! I've decided that we love to be miserable, because logically we know that we needed this wet stuff so badly; but emo... — Updated 5/24/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

What's a little raw meat between family? And other windy tales...

Temperatures are rising and you would think we are well on our way to some beautiful spring and summer days full of garden prepping and planting. We should be able to linger on our... — Updated 5/10/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Let me paint you a picture

As if by magic... as I sat down to write, it started sprinkling for a few minutes... any little bit is so needed right now! My week has been dry and beige as usual, with one... — Updated 5/3/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Royal bean juice!

I don't know if you have noticed like I have, that certain brands of coffee have been missing sporadically from grocery store shelves. I have no answers for you, it is merely an obs... — Updated 4/26/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Still waiting on that tax refund

You survived the Easter festivities and now we wait for the next thing, school being out for summer? Taxes... Yes! They are supposed to be done, right? Ours aren't; normally the... — Updated 4/19/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Happy birthday to me!

Today is my birthday. I have no plans, and it is off to a semi-quiet start... Well, outside of the cat restricting my sleep last night, but really that is not so unusual at all. In... — Updated 3/8/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

The magic of coffee

Bleary eyed and defeated by the amount of things I have to tackle this day, I put my feet on the ground and then slide them into my slippers. With pets in the house, I have learned... — Updated 3/1/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

No rest for the weary

Well, we have returned from our trip to Washington... Our granddaughter came a few days earlier than anticipated, and so her other Grandma did not make it to be there with her... — Updated 2/8/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Washington or Bust!

Well, we are off... We leave out to Washington state and hopefully meet our new granddaughter. We rented an SUV because my car just cannot do it and The Old Man's car is a sporty li... — Updated 1/11/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Make the best of the new year

Happy New Year!! Is it "2022" or is it "2020 too"? I guess we will see how it plays out, won't we? (Snicker snicker) Before I begin, I want to say how grateful I am that we were... — Updated 1/4/2022

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Drifting into 2022

We made it!! We survived the rush of Christmas and are now onto the new year... What will 2022 have in store for us? It's always a surprise isn't it. Do you think we will get snow... — Updated 12/28/2021

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

It's almost Christmas: Time to get yourself in gear

Wow, we can count the days until Christmas now. It’s not months or weeks anymore. I know for some it strikes panic in you, and for others it is just fun. Usually for me I would... — Updated 12/14/2021

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Wishing away the warmth

Well, finally we are beginning to feel a chill in the air. Will it last? Who knows! It’s hard to go to holiday shows and productions that celebrate Christmas and have fake... — Updated 12/7/2021


Reflections on Thanksgiving

I sit here in the dark of the morning and I can smell fresh coffee… duh, it’s MY house. There is a faint hint of roasted turkey that occasionally still wafts into my nostrils.... — Updated 11/30/2021

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Nighttime is cat play time

Oh My Word! One word: Zoe! The wicked cat from the depths of all things evil. This cat is not just making my nights sleepless, but the really very sad part about it is that I... — Updated 11/9/2021

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

A frightfully good time

Did you go to City Hall to let the kiddos go trunk or treating on Friday night? Did you go to City Hall on Saturday to the Nightmare on Main Street with the family to play, enjoy... — Updated 11/3/2021

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Pondering the not-so-obvious

I am sitting in the dark of the morning and pondering all the stuff one ponders – like who thought to call it "pondering"... It's thinking, isn't it? I don't have the answers for... — Updated 10/27/2021

 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Is the RV all it's 'cracked' up to be?

It is fall. The leaves are changing in town now (out here, the grass is brown). There was even a day or two where the temperatures were an indication that autumn was here. Time for... — Updated 9/29/2021


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