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March 1955 comes in like a lion and continues without any lamb-like behavior during the month. Rather than depending on the official weather forecast, Grandma listens for the "peepers" to report the … more
I listened to the State of the Union address by President Biden. The Ukrainians asked for help.  He explained he had closed the banks.  With an immediate threat of 40 miles of … more
Love your neighbor, we are taught through God’s Word.   Who is your neighbor?  Those who live next door, also those who exist everywhere in the world.  You may not always like … more
“Buy Dirt.”  That’s the solution for a country boy’s lifestyle problems as he presents it in a song on WSMI’s play-list throughout February. Although I fear … more
“We’ve got to hold on to what we’ve got. It doesn’t make a difference if we make it or not.  We’ve got each other and that’s a lot for love. We’ll … more
Several years ago, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute was invited to join a dozen universities in the United States to promote bipartisan collaboration and productive discourse at the state and … more
I am a graduate of the Sorento Elementary School, Class of 1965.  I have followed the debate on your pages and through personal communications and am truly dismayed at the short-sighted decision … more
I had to apologize to my littlest sister (not by birth but by love), Dannielle, a few weeks ago.  In typical oldest sibling fashion I put my foot in my mouth at our weekly family dinner night … more
Snow and ice, ice and snow. Nothing makes me more ready for spring than the cold winter days we’ve endured this month!  The cold weather always brings meeting season along with it for Farm … more
I have the best dad in the world. My dad, Mike Mollet,  does so many things for me,  my siblings and my nieces and nephews, and I want to take a moment to tell him Happy Birthday (which is … more
If we could travel from February 2022 back to February 1955 we would still be shivering in a frigid and snowy landscape, but just doing our everyday chores would be much more difficult. Grandma and … more
Where were you when the lights went out on Sunday, Jan. 2?  Personally I wasn’t in a happy place when my tuned-to-WSMI-FM radio suddenly fell silent. I hoped it was a minor glitch, that … more
New year. New you. Somehow that saying always gives me hope as I turn the calendar over to the new year each December. Every single year, I think of ways I will improve myself in the next year. I … more
I have a tiny house.  Not like a “cool, I’m really into minimalism, check out this insanely expensive tiny home,” but a legit, old, every time you fix something you want to … more
Welcome back to Imagine Hillsboro Checks In! If this is your first time joining us, welcome! This column features a bi-monthly update regarding all things Imagine Hillsboro. Were you able to make it … more
January of 1955 brings typical winter weather–cold, fog, rain, and snow, so Grandma and Grandpa don't venture out except when necessary. The big news for the Butler community is the merger of … more
Happy New Year! For your January report I plan to grow your roots in our Montgomery County Agriculture in the Classroom program. This month our spotlight shines on Rebecca Livingston, the AITC (Ag … more
Here is a little bread for the journey. Happy New Year!  If you’re reading this you’ve made it. What a year. I can honestly say that was the toughest obstacle course I’ve … more
I am writing in regards to Sorento Elementary School.  During the past 21 months, COVID has shown us all the importance of smaller schools. We need places that are less congregated and … more
This Jan. 17, please join me in celebrating the life, influence and contributions of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This will mark the 37th year our country has honored Dr. … more
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