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Sunday, February 5, 2023

Sue Jelinek

Sue Jelinek welcomes story ideas from ship to shore. Contact her at jelinst@sbcglobal.net.

Be prepared for what’s ahead

As the New Year begins, I look back on the successes and failures of the past year and try to figure out ways to...

Consider two sides to Santa

It seems that every Christmas, there is always one toy or gift that is in short supply. This situation was especially true in the...

Remembering holiday experiences

It can be fun to think back about holiday experiences. I’ll always remember the blizzard that hit Naperville the day before Thanksgiving in 1975. I...

Friday night football

I always loved a cool crisp October Friday night at a high school football game. It was even better if the “good guys” won. After...

A few armed forces Stats

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 21 years since the attack on September 11. Two of our sons were serving in the Navy...

Name in the newspaper

When my sons were younger, I started a binder for each of them that contained their yearly school pictures, their report cards and little...

Memories of my vegetable garden

I miss my vegetable garden in Naperville. Yet, I’m not trying to have a vegetable garden in Texas because the ground around here is...

Celebrate flag day June 14

The Second Continental Congress adopted the first United States national flag on June 14, 1777. The flag had 13 stars in a field of...

A Job well done

Above / Jenny Dawley is known to participate in drive-by parades to celebrate monumental birthdays of local Veterans, special events made popular since spring...

B.R.A.T. and the Month of the Military Child

According to nationaltoday.com, April was established as the Month of the Military Child by Caspar Weinberger when he was the Defense Secretary for the...