Ink Spots: Happy New Year!, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes
Jan 02

Ink Spots: Happy New Year!

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I wrote this in June for the anniversary issue that was to come out then – slight delay, it finally came out last week. Happy New Year, all! I started as a reporter at the Algona Upper Des Moines just a few years ago. OK, it was in 1984, if you want to be technical. […]

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Ink Spots: Of Expiration Dates and Other Trivia, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes
Dec 19

Ink Spots: Of Expiration Dates and Other Trivia

Ink Spots

I wonder who looks at expiration dates on food and over-the-counter meds other than my children. Bing and I seem to have reared five super-cautious (a nice way of saying paranoid), compulsive label-readers. Who Reads Expiration Dates Anyway? Food Case in point: Last year, Meg asked what she would need to make turkey gravy at […]

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Ink Spots: Of Thanksgiving Past, Inkspots, Molly MacDonald, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes
Nov 26

Ink Spots: Of Thanksgiving Past

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As I write this, Thanksgiving is upon us. Which reminds me of our first Thanksgiving after we were married. We had moved to Kansas City that June when Bing finished law school. We rented a nice apartment which we shared, initially, with the former tenants, who were loathe to vacate it. There were approximately 3,421 […]

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