The Suburbanite

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Posted Aug 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Every once in a great while, we get to see angels. But sometimes, we have to look hard to notice them.

Posted Aug 5, 2014 at 12:01 AM

This column's headline is not a mistake. It's in reference to the bird, the bug eating Purple Martin, and not a spelling error referring to Martians, the extraterrestrials who inhabit the fourth rock from our sun.

Posted Aug 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Recently, I encountered another health issue. I've had my share of operations but when the doctor told me his new diagnosis, I envisioned it as one of those late 17th century pirate diseases that's caused by a lack of C, D, E or any of the other...

Posted Aug 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM

What goes around, comes around, after, of course, it's torn down.

Posted Jul 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM

We live in a loud world. Loud and proud, as the saying goes.

Posted Jul 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Lightning rarely strikes in the same spot twice. But thrice? Almost never. At least that's what we've been taught to believe. However, the past few months have proven otherwise.

Posted Jul 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM

When you older readers were growing up way back in the day, did your mother work outside the home? And if so, where, and doing what?

Posted Jul 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM

I know it seems strange to read this from one who's a writer, but I'm almost at a loss for words in describing the phenomenal fireworks display I, along with hundreds of thousands of others, witnessed last Saturday evening here in the Portage Lakes.

Posted Jul 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM

The late, great John Kleckner, the most iconic man in the history of the Green school system was a wonderful storyteller.

Posted Jul 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM

All of us want to leave a legacy. A good one. Or even a great one, if possible. But great is for only a few.

Posted Jul 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM

The 39th-annual Portage Lakes Antique & Classic Boat Show displayed its best to large crowds last week. With beautiful weather, boat lovers came to see a wide selection of vintage wooden and fiberglass boats.

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