Hanging up the phone

I must admit I’m a little concerned for Springfield’s downtown businesses as they head into summer. Sure, with kids out of school visitors to the Lincoln sites will increase and give them a little cushion, but who is going to support them on a daily basis now that today marks my mom’s last day of work […]

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We’ve got the beets…and cocktails

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Growing up, my only experience with beets was when Doug Funnie had them perform on his show. What can I say the 90s were weird. Other than that, I just thought beets were a cranberry-looking vegetable that I avoided at salad bars as a child. It wasn’t until I had what I refer to as a proper beet […]

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Farmer’s Market Strategy

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One of my favorite things to do with my mom on Saturday mornings was to head downtown to the farmer’s market and shop for produce. I love to social aspect of it, the people watching, the beautifully lined vegetables, the music. Isn’t it amazing how the things you absolutely dreaded as a child have become some […]

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