Impressions by David Maxwell

A humorous look at punctuation errors

With all of the not-very-funny stuff happening in our community and our world these days I decided to take a moment for some humor. Recently as I was researching details and facts on meaning what you mean for an upcoming column, I ran across the following and thought now was as good of time as…

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Stay informed, and stay safe Seminole County

Our world looks a lot different today than it did a week ago. Sports arenas and fields across the country sit empty. Theaters and other entertainment venues have gone dark. Roads that used to be bogged down in traffic are barely traveled. The Coronavirus has changed the way we live for the time being. Social…

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Get mentally motivated and Spring Clean your mind!

Spring officially begins next Thursday, March 19th; so what are we all waiting for?  Let’s Spring clean our minds of old worn out thoughts and feelings that keep us stuck in a Wintery state of mind.  Let’s unclutter our emotional closets! Clean out your Mental Cobwebs – Along with cleaning out the closets, Spring is…

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Happiness is found in a house where hope lives

Hope is an important and essential component of a good and happy life. Hope helps us to define and fine-tune our dreams and it helps us to keep moving in a forward direction toward that brighter light at the end of the tunnel. We just have to keep believing in our dreams and relying on…

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Teamwork makes the dream work. Join the team!

Our day of destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on October 10, 2018 changed all of our lives.  The morning after that afternoon and evening of terror I walked outside to a shocking scene of the storm’s aftermath and I am not embarrassed to say that I sat down in the middle of the debris –…

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One purpose, one message

Combining our collective voices into a louder and more effective performance of the Song of Seminole County “Your community – Seminole County – is making some noise and on the verge of great things.” These are words I have heard from three separate out-of-town visitors over the past two weeks, referencing the city’s e-Donalsonvillie project and plans…

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Share the love and shop locally this Valentine’s Day

You can find the perfect gift that will put a smile on your Valentine’s face  – right here at home from Seminole County merchants.  See their ads and circulars in the 2/6 edition of your Donalsonville News   For young love, old love, and everyone in between – there’s no sweeter way to share your love with your significant…

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Why wait? I am making today my tomorrow!

“People are often unreasonable  and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you  of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today  may be forgotten tomorrow. Do…

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When you burn the biscuits, just put more syrup on the table

Life is like an unsharpened pencil. Without a point, its mark is less clear. We have all heard that life should be about the journey and not the preconceived destination. In our quest to make a better tomorrow out of the failures and successes of today, sometimes we need to step back and reassess the direction…

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It’s time to dance!

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.   -Vivian Greene In my life I have dealt with personal hardships of varying degrees, as I am sure, after more than a year now of dealing with the survival of Hurricane Michael’s wrath, all of us now have. Those…

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