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  • Tales from the Motherhood: Many hands make light work, happy horses

    You should see my toilets. And yet, there I was, helping to muck out the stalls at Casey’s Safe Haven alongside my dear daughter last Sunday morning.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Weeds or ornamentals?

    I’m using my neighborhood block party as an excuse to pull weeds in my neighbor’s yard. You probably think I have a problem, but in a neighborhood as ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Time to invest in next year’s lawn

    With the long summer days waning, fresh tomatoes coming out of the garden (finally!) and the flowers looking exhausted from the summer weather, the bi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: A closer look at T-shirt message

    "Break'n Ankles Shatter'n Dreams?" Really, Nike? I was school shopping with my kids last Sunday when ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Ornamental alliums – different, easy and inexpensive

    If you want something different, easy and inexpensive that will give your garden charm and distinction, think about planting ornamental alliums.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Life is about 'going with the flow'

    Sorry, coach, no can do. Daily soccer practice might have worked, this last week of summer, had we not already come down with last-week-of-summer-itis ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:43 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Got Milk(weed)?

    On my morning walk, I often pass an area that is full of native plants. I am pleased to say there ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'Green' Living | Mom explores county’s farm-fresh fare

    I sucked down a kale smoothie in the car last Saturday morning, on my way to the farm to pick up my second box of veggies. I felt like I was cramming ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Theory: Chance and circumstance

    He’s tan; drives an expensive car; his suits look custom made. You know the type; he’s rich … must be.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:24 am
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    Karen Jensen talks about the Fox Valley Folk Fest.

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