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The September Switch

Groom Your Room presents the September To-do list "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus New colors to see, new smells to savor, new experiences to engage in, and it is time to switch gears in a major way by closing out the summertime and getting ready for fall weather, activities and fun. What is there to look forward to you ask? Well, there are the obvious things like birthdays, holidays, festivals, grand end of season farmers’ markets and f

Aghast, it's August

“I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention . . . arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.” ― Agatha Christie, An Autobiography All my life I thought of the month of August as the extra month. In my family there were no birthdays, no anniversaries, no holidays of significance (example: August 4 is national mustard day). August was always a picture in my mind of the mid afternoon and setting sun of summer. There a