It has been a tad chilly of late, but it will warm up at some point. I dislike below zero temperatures and the sound of the furnace burning oil.

Sincere sympathy is being sent to the family and friends of Randy Reynolds. He was a schoolmate many years ago. I loved his sense of humor. He will be missed by many. Rest in peace, Randy.

There are so many scams circulating that I only answer the phone if I recognize the number. When my cell phone rings and I do not know the number, I know it is a scammer coming to call, as I do not give my cell phone number out. Sad when you have to be so careful about answering your own phone.

Regional School Unit 3 is currently looking for subs in all departments. If you are looking for work, give them a call at 948-6136, option 1, for more information.

I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and if you are going to a Christmas party, please have a designated driver if you plan on having any of the popular holiday beverages. It is better to plan ahead than to have an unfortunate incident on the way home. Stay safe, everyone.

Robert Louis Stevenson was quoted as saying, "Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is necessary."

Please contact me with your holiday news.