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May 23, 2012
The Independent Clause
I’ve gotten to the age, it seems, that sleeping is somewhat
optional. I woke up at 6am for no reason other than my body (or mind)
decided I’d had enough of being horizontal and it was time to get
cracking. I wandered downstairs, hit the coffee pot switch, walked into
my office and started picking up around my desk. As I cleared away
yesterday and headed back to the kitchen, my half-full cup of water
slipped out of my half-awake hand and splattered all over the floor.
I’m just going to look at it as starting the day with a clean floor, a
clean desk and a clean slate. Some days you’re the pigeon, and some
days you’re the statue. But most days, it’s all in your perspective.
The spirit of Springfest was alive this weekend with a number of
traditional activities and some new events. The Children’s Fest at Stow
Community Park saw a lot of action with kids bouncing along and loading
up with free refreshments. Photos of the weekend can be found on page 7
and more are available at www.lexort.com/gallery, thanks to the
generous and talented Greg Troxel.
on tap this weekend was the Boy Scout Troop 1’s celebration of their
100th anniversary. Ann Needle was live at the Collings Foundation to
bring us the action.
And we finally
were able to make way for the tick and Lyme disease story. Nancy spoke
to people on the professional side and the personal side. The widening
scope and potential health hazards of the disease make the reading very
A special thanks to Ellen for
her coverage of both the boys and girls track teams this week. There
are a tremendous amount of results and individual scores to pour
through and document and we appreciate her thoroughness.
Lew Halprin reminds us that Memorial Day is around the corner. As in
years past, Stow will once again remember its Veteran’s of War with the
annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies on Monday, May 28 at 2p.m.
Transportation from Center School along the parade route is provided
for those veterans unable to walk the course.
We wish you all a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.
Cyndy Bremer, managing editor, firstname.lastname@example.org