• Summer Fun

    By Sarah Duggan on July 14, 2017

    Summer is in full swing and all around the Meadowlark campus residents, staff and families are soaking up every minute of the season, including parties with friends, fishing and spending time in the...

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  • Outdoor Encounters, 7/6

    By Nathan Bolls on July 6, 2017

    I suspect few people know that the various species of sumac plants have to their credit an especially long list of medicinal uses by Europeans in ages past, by American Indians, by our pioneers, and...

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  • Patience is a Virtue

    By Sarah Duggan on July 6, 2017

    On the way home from the Meadowlark fireworks display and Fourth of July celebration, Murphy Rose repeatedly asked the same question over and over. I answered it over and over. Finally, at what...

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  • Because I want to...

    By Sarah Duggan on June 29, 2017

    Ask Murphy not to do something or why she is doing something and lately her answer will likely have an interesting caveat. Because I want to. “Murphy, why are you standing on mommy’s couch?” “...

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  • Makin' over Pizazz

    June 29, 2017

    Salon facelift scheduled Pizazz Salon will be closed for renovations starting Monday, July 10, until Monday, July 31.

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  • Life is changing

    By Sarah Duggan on June 22, 2017

    Life is always changing, but what is it about going back to your hometown that makes you feel like you are 17-years-old again? Even when I roll across the Franklin County line in my grown-up car with...

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  • Train for the Speedy PD, Join a walking group to get ready for this year's race

    By Jeff Heidbreder on June 22, 2017

    The time has come to start preparing for the ninth-annual Speedy PD Race for Parkinson’s Disease, which will take place Saturday, August 26, at Tuttle Creek State Park. A walking group led by Hannah...

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  • Wall of Watercolor, Donated paintings on display at Verna Belle's Cafe

    By Becky Fitzgerald on June 22, 2017

    School’s out for summer, but that doesn’t mean the art display at Verna Belle’s Café will be absent. Several donated paintings are now on exhibit on the café’s south wall, where pieces created by...

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  • A couple of friends

    By Sarah Duggan on June 15, 2017

    Making friends can be hard to do—especially when you are on the hunt for “couples friends.” Since Edward and I have been married, we have acquired a few married friends in the area and the process is...

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  • The Law of Guge Family Vacations

    By Sarah Duggan on June 8, 2017

    When I was seven-years-old, my parents took my younger sister, Holly, and I on our first summer family vacation. The destination was San Antonio, Texas and there are two things I remember well from...

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