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Obits can be sad or informative
Obituaries carry a lot of information, including locally born people who gained world fame, Susan Tobias writes.
65th birthday brings pleasant surprise
A birthday-trip surprise to a bed and breakfast in nearby Hemmingford, Quebec, will have lingering memories for years, Susan Tobias writes.
Pet peeves are annoying but can be funny
Susan Tobias finds bumpy wheels on shopping carts annoying, among other things.
Thoughts on turning 65
Columnist Susan Tobias turns 65 and reminisces about her childhood friends who are also "baby boomers."
Obituary information can reveal an interesting life
Think about writing a history of your life, to be left as a legacy for future generations, Susan Tobias writes.
Yearly trip yields fun family times, enlightenment
Susan Tobias speaks about her experiences on her yearly cross-coutnry trip to visit relatives with her husband, Toby.
When you leave the North Country for a winter trip, be prepared for anything
Susan Tobias and her husband, Toby, enjoyed family times in Indiana and Colorado, and a challenging blizzard on their driving trip for the holidays.
Rethink your New Year's plan
This year, ask yourself, "What did they do before they had ... ?" The answer may surprise you, Susan Tobias writes.
2011 brought blessings
Grandchildren graduated, marriage milestones were celebrated and more, Susan Tobias writes.
Christmas memories remembered
I remember many happy Christmas days and a few sad ones, prosperous and lean Christmas times, but I can never remember a year when we didn't celebrate Christmas together as a family, Susan Tobias writes.
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