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Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

Mitigating circumstances

It’s not fair. I spent last night in traffic court fighting a ticket that I had received from one of Lewisburg’s Finest last summer. The ticket in question was for no registration on my vehicle....

Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

My phone is tracking me. I started noticing it a couple weeks ago. I’d get into the car and a little message would pop up on my phone screen: “38 minutes to work. Traffic is...

Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

Well, it’s all over now. The leaves peaked this past week; the colors were vivid oranges and yellows, and they were so beautiful that when you got home, you wanted to turn the car around...

Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

Country folk get up early. That’s probably because we are better than everyone else. While all the city-dwelling ne’er-do-wells are slumbering in their beds until 8 a.m., sleeping off their drugs and pills and...

Friars Hill Traffic Report

“Why don’t you ever write about me?” my 13-year-old daughter demanded last weekend. She had just read a lovely letter praising her younger sister for being a good sport - I had bragged on...

FRIARS HILL TRAFFIC REPORT

What are you going to be for Halloween? This year, I’m wearing my witch hat. It’s not a costume: it’s my true identity. (That’s a little joke. It kind of reminds me of the...

Friars Hill Traffic Report

By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger My kids are awesome.  I don’t know where they get it. I have never met two more motivated and resilient people in my life. When I was a kid,...

Friars Hill Traffic Report

By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger I can’t breathe. You probably can’t either. I can’t claim to know too much about pollen and other allergens, and why everyone is sneezing right now, but I can...

Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

I’m tired. I look it, too. This morning I had to do the three-layer spackle method to cover up the dark circles under my eyes and I still look a bit undead. I didn’t...

Friars Hill Traffic Report

By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger Last Tuesday evening I had to go to the Frankford Elementary School open house. That’s fine, I didn’t mind. There were free hot dogs, so I didn’t have...