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Mothers’ Day swept through Champion and the internet with all the grace of the dear ladies themselves.  The nurturing, kindness, guidance, support, insight, wisdom, humor, compassion, admonition and pure love that go along with their distinctive personas were acknowledged, applauded, ...

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EDINBVRGH—May 5, 2014 There are things about the beautiful old city that will linger in the heart of a rambler who will soon rest again in the tranquility of home.   In the last few days, the last few hours as ...

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EDINBURGH—April 28, 2014 The seasons lag a little behind in Champion’s Sister-City, Edinburgh.  The countless cherry trees are just coming into their pink and white near perfection out on The Meadows.  It is reported that the dogwoods and redbuds are ...

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EDINBURGH—April 21, 2014 Seeing the sights in Champion could take just a few minutes, all day, or a life-time depending upon the way a body goes about it.  Robert Louis Stevenson said that the journey is better than the arrival.  ...

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EDINBURGH—April 14, 2014 Travelers coming into Champion from distant places are met with hospitality and veiled curiosity.  One does not wish to be nosey or rude but it is interesting to know what brings a wanderer through the village.  It ...

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EDINBURGH—April 7, 2014 One of the marvelous aspects of travel is the opportunity to compare the known with the unknown.  Busy streets, old and cobbled, have large numbers of people walking quickly toward you and rapidly approaching footsteps behind you ...

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It would seem that people have finally worn themselves out with complaining about the weather.  They have whined and moaned since three days before Thanksgiving (according to Elmer) and have just about used up every applicable lament.  They ran out ...

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Spring has arrived with great fanfare, with warm winds, a dearth of daffodils and the assurance that as seasons change, the heart of Champion remains very much the same.   Part of the sameness is the shared loss of dear friends ...

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On a sunny St. Patrick’s Day a friend says, “May your troubles be less and your blessings be more and nothing but happiness come through your door.”  Another says, “May you always have walls for the wind, a roof for ...

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It was a little damp, a little cool, a little muddy and it was a lot of fun to get together with friends and neighbors at the Skyline VFD Chili Supper on Saturday night.  The food was excellent with loads ...

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