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 By Alice Trulson    Opinion

Roll Up: Not your typical food truck

Oh My Word!! If you are a regular reader of my column, you know that I don't usually do reviews of restaurants or businesses, just not my style.... Until now. My daughter and I had... — Updated 9/27/2022

 
 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

 

Captured by the 'Rona

Well folks here we are, it is Labor Day Monday and I have finally been captured. I have the Miss Rona, as my daughter calls it. (Corona Virus) Yes, it's Covid season at my house...... — Updated 9/6/2022

 
 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

 

Old Man and his Veloster

Hello this fine August morning. I stress that it is August and the year is 2022. You might ask why and be wondering if I am going to go on some kind of political rant. "That would... — Updated 8/2/2022

 

The camper blues

Well, here we are in the middle of summer and I have done nothing. No camping or swimming or traveling of any kind other than to the grocery store and my hair appointments... Ain't... — Updated 7/19/2022

 

Summer Heat: Hydrate and go easy

Okay, have your neighbors finished up with their fireworks yet? I remember living in Security, and even when it was banned there was always a display by folks in the neighborhood.... — Updated 7/12/2022

 
 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

 

My very bestest friend

I went to bed thinking about you so much. I was filled with anticipation about holding you the next day. The scent of you was playing in my mind and enticing my senses. I couldn't r... — Updated 6/21/2022

 
 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

 

Slaps and Easter eggs

I am sitting here this morning listening to the birds sing, the sun awake, and I realize that they were not in the least bit affected by the "slap heard round the world" and how... — Updated 4/13/2022

 

Learning to brush it off

So, I've been thinking.... Yeah, I know, scary! But... You know, there is a morning news program that asks celebrities to write letters to their younger selves. I just watched a... — Updated 3/29/2022

 
 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

 

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