Tomlinson finds potential art in everything from words to sticks
INDEPENDENCE — Robert Tomlinson’s art studio in Independence is stacked with spray-painted branches, twigs, gold-painted sunglasses, dominos and dice.
See you Thursday for soup and pie at the Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St. Doors open at 11 a.m.
I’m always wishing for the lion to arrive and be long gone by the end of the month, so we can welcome April with the scampering, happy lambs.
Alvin Jones, a former neighbor and father of Pam Burbank, died at his home in Prineville on Feb. 23. His service will be at Prineville Community Church on Saturday at 1 p.m. He will be missed.
Week of sharing and visiting
Those extra minutes of brightness at the beginning and end of the day help us to realize that springtime will be here almost before we know it.
A Pedee Women’s Club will offer classes at the clubhouse for the community as well as others one day a month and will start on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m., with a very beginning quilting class.
MI Town is decked out in shades of red to celebrate a bright and cheerful day in the midst of the dark wintry season.
Whatever the case may be, we’ve sure had a wonderful break in the usual winter doldrums and many opportunities to think about the days to come.
Betty Forry celebrated turning 102 on Jan. 19 — Martin Luther King Day.
The calendar shows that we’re closing in on the end of January, but the blue skies and moderate temperatures — at press time at least — are more in line with March or April.
Longtime community member Sam Guida passed away on Thursday morning.
Flu season is upon us. Be sure your family is immunized and protected.