Summer Scene 2021

Wow, what a difference a year makes! This time last year I was dealing with the loss of the love of my life while being quarantined from anyone who could provide me with comfort. I have heard it said that everyone who came out of quarantine had one of two problems. They either realized that they had a drinking problem, or that they … Read More

Summer Scene 2020

As Mark Twain once said, “If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed.  If you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.”  If you read my edition of Summer Scene, you may be a little of both. So glad, that Cader IV has let me continue my second favorite pastime of continuing to write this update for Riverview.   … Read More

Summer Scene 2019

As I write this edition of Summer Scene, the first thought that came to my mind is a verse in the Bible from Job 1:21 which says, “The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.” While I wish that He had not taken so much away with Hurricane Michael, I am also reminded that … Read More

Summer Scene 2018

There is an old commercial that had the punch line, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.” As far as I can recall, I have not done a thing to make the old heifer angry, but she has certainly been offended by someone. As I was watching our local weather at 5:30 a.m., our local weatherman stated that for the … Read More

Summer Scene

The Riverview Annual Newsletter June 2017   As I began to think about writing this edition of Summer Scene, I was reminded that the philosopher, Seneca, said, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” I’m not real certain how to begin a summer newsletter when we never had a winter season this year. It only got real cold … Read More