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Carol Marino: Good News

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Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Spring is for snips and snails and puppy dogs’ tails

The day our son picked up his puppy at the airport three years ago was one that forever changed all our lives for the better — Luke’s, ours … and Copper-dog’s.

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Heartfelt gratitude for hospice

A recent donation I made to Hospice of Cincinnati for the upcoming first anniversary of my mother’s death gave me pause to reflect on all that has been lost in this pandemic time.

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Let’s be perfectly clear

Carol Marino's "Good news" column

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
‘Downtown, where all the lights are bright’

Carol's column

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
Family heirlooms 30 years in the making

Family heirlooms 30 years in the making

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
‘Cracking up’ in body and mind

As the old year morphed into the new one, I’d carried a round of physical therapy forward as well.

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago
Finding our way through, and into the new year

Even though our kids weren’t able to be here in person to celebrate the holidays in 2020, we were all still able to share most of our family traditions.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
A ‘Christmas’ card for a coronavirus year

We’ve almost made it. Only five more days of 2020. There’s probably not a soul who isn’t looking forward to turning the last page on this calendar. We’re all exhausted.

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
Tales from the road with our ‘Bugs’

Years ago in Ohio when my boyfriend was teaching me how to drive his VW Super Beetle — a stick shift — I forgot to switch to a lower gear and the car started doing that bucking thing that’s so embarrassing.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
A hearty dish that stands up to the decades

It may be too soon to talk turkey about post-Thanksgiving poultry recipes, but I’ve got a favorite chicken one I’d like to share.

Updated 5 months ago
Late season kayaking creates its own surprises

After two consecutive weekends of foul weather, the Flathead Paddlers kayaking group I belong to was finally able to sneak in one more outing Nov. 1 under relatively mild temperatures and fair winds, the latest t...

Updated 5 months, 2 weeks ago
An unexpected hike to unparalleled views

I was surprised last week by the photo in my free Glacier Bank calendar when I flipped ahead to the month of November. It’s a picture of Hornet Lookout with an early skiff of fall snow.

Updated 6 months ago
A place preserved for the sandhill cranes

September rode the thermals into October on warm wings under fair skies.

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Think water, drink water

Think water, drink water

Updated 7 months ago
My kind of heaven

Having lost two family members in less than six months recently, (my mother and oldest brother) naturally, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about death.