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November 5, 2020

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them time to relieve themselves and bathe in privacy. ••• DEAR DAVE: Why do people always seem to call any small, boring town that’s out in the middle of nowhere “Podunk”? I have never been there, but it can’t be as bad as some people make it out to be. ANSWER: No one is really sure how Podunk became a place of such ridicule. Few people even know that there are four towns or hamlets named Podunk in the U.S., according to researchers at geotargit.com -- one

in Connecticut and the others in New York, Vermont and Michigan. I have been to the one in Connecticut. Famous for its annual Podunk Bluegrass Festival, all of the roughly 3,000 of its residents who I met were friendly, smart and down-toearth. The name Podunk is derived from the Algonquin Indian words pod (“low”) and unk or ungkone (“beyond,” “farther”) – “the low land beyond.” At barely 200 feet above sea level, the tribe that farmed there eventually became known as the Podunks.

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Prevent pet-related damage to the house The benefits of having a pet are innumerable. Pets can be companions, protectors, service animals, and even help produce products that can be sold, such as eggs from chickens. While there are many positive attributes to pets, one potential concern is the impact they have on the home. Pet-related damage can occur when pets are angry or happy. Boisterous animals may scratch or claw at furniture and floors. Some animals may climb or chew. Woodwork and furniture can be damaged by pet paws and teeth, but

that’s not where it feral animals they such as outside of tain damage at bay, on surfaces. Cleanif they don’t have ends. The following smell canvassing the the litter box or in states Home Advisor. ing daily or very scratching posts or are some potential property. the home. Obedience Regularly brushing frequently can help special mats. Dogs, pet-damage problems training can head off and trimming coats, keep a home tidy. particularly puppies, and how to avoid Accidents some issues, but if keeping nails clipped can be orally fixated. them. In addition to a medical condition and bathing will Provide toys When the urge to marking, pets that is suspected, consult keep a home fresh Pets need an outlet chew sets in, unless Marking have not been propwith a veterinarian and minimize damto tame anxiety and there are appropriate Many animals use erly trained or were promptly. age. Other pets may energy. If they don’t chew toys, furniture, scent markers to es- trained and are exnot be groomed but have suitable outlets, moldings and other tablish their territory periencing a behavDirt, fur, more require cleaning of pets may cause dam- items around the and communicate ioral or medical issue An investment in cages or other habiage to a home. Cats house may become with other animals. may begin soiling regular grooming tats. Bird droppings will take to furniture fair game. As a result, both in improper areas, can help keep cerand feathers can get to stretch their paws – MetroCreative male and female pets may spray urine in certain areas of the house. While it may not eliminate the problem immediately, making sure to Cole Graves Dolores Lemon Tiffany Aranda Terry Essary neuter or spay cats Realtor Associate CRS, CRB, GRI GRI, CRS Realtor Associate 405-334-3588 Broker/Owner Broker Associate 405-742-6424 and dogs can reduce 405-747-7822 405-714-1214 the likelihood that www.stw-realestatepros.com downtownstw.com they’ll mark indoors 405-372-5151 or attempt to seek Downtown Office - 723 S. Main Street out and mate with Bringing Buyers & Sellers Together .... Professionally

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NEW LISTINGS AND PRICE CHANGES 4711 Deerfield Dr., Stw. - Unique One Of A Kind 63.77 acre ESTATE - $3,999,000 - Dolores 5921 Gunnar Springs, Stw. - BETTER THAN NEW 4bed 2 bath 2257 sq ft - $345,900 - Lori 1416 Oakfield Ct. - 3bed 2bath 2 car garage 2025 sq ft CUTE CUTE - $259,900 - Donna 916 W. Choctaw Ln. - 4bed 2bath 1849 sq ft - $190,000 - Ann 24 W. Central Ave., Tryon - 3bed 2bath 2car garage 1468 sq ft - $63,000 - Kyle 321 W. Broadway, Drumright - 4bed 2bath 1852 sq ft Historic Drumright OK - $92,500 - Kyle 4 S. Grant, Tryon - 2bed 1bath 1car garage 1272 sq ft - $71,500 - Kyle 4722 W. Santa Fe Ct. - UPGRADES GALORE 3bed 2bath 2083 sq ft - $305,000 - Donna 708 W 10th, Stw - 2bed 1 bath 2 Story 1156 sq ft Leased till 6/2021 - $113,900 - Dolores 1601 E. 4th, Stw. - 3bed 2bath 1car garage 996 sq ft UPDATED - $123,500 - Ann 1913 N. Manning - NEW CONSTRUCTION COMPLETED 3bed 2 bath 1593 sq ft - $219,900 - Donna 6020 Laquinta Dr. - Oak Tree in Edmond 5bed 4.5 bath Pool - $710,000 - Tiffany 3715 & 3717 W. 15th - Investment Property Duplex 2bed 2bath - $173,000 - Dolores 1505 N. Council Creek, Glencoe - 3bed 2bath 1454 sq ft on 40 acres m/l - $299,900 - Lori 2221 W 3rd Ave. - 4bed 2.5bath 2car garage 2654 sq. ft. LOCATION, LOCATION - $280,000 - Amy 207 E. Maple Ave., Perry - 2bed 1bath 1 car garage Storm Shelter 1131 sq ft - $78,500 - Dolores 3337 W. Charleston Ct. - Nice lot in Berry Creek a gated community - $39,900 - Donna 115 W. 13th Ave. - WHY PAY RENT? 2bed 1bath 720 sq ft - $75,000 - Amy 0000 E 56th - 81.10 acres m/l ¼ mile West of Rose Rd - $308,000 - Lori 2707 W. 44th - 15.86 acres Will Divide Look for signs West of Western - $317,000 - Lori Cedar Oaks & 19th - 7.48 acres m/l in City Limits - $350,000 - Lori 3317 E 6th - Commercial Buildings Great for Restaurant - $649,000 - Melissa 6019 S Country Club Rd. - 60 acres ready for you to build. - $550,000 - Tiffany 13th & West - 25.94 acres in the city limits zoned ag. - $120,000 - Dianna 4915 Briarcreek Dr. - 5bed 4bath 3car garage 3460 sq ft NEW CONSTRUCTION - $549,000 - Donna 4720 Turtle Pond Ct. - NEW CONSTRUCTION4bed 3bath 3car garage 2635 sq ft - $415,000 - Donna 0000 S. Country Club Rd. - 20 Acres on Paved Road - $200,000 - Ann 5706 W. Garden Pointe - 3bed 3bath 2car garage 1.5 story 2754 sq ft - $439,900 - Donna 3919 W. Rutledge Dr. - 5bed 3.5bath 3715 sq ft DON’T MISS THIS ONE! - $559,000 - Ann 1605 S. Aetna - 1.19 acres m/l in TOWN Just think what you could do! - $25,000 - Ann 5007 Briarcreek - .68 acres m/l Lot in Gated Community for Your New Home - $52,000 - Donna 5907 Hallies Meadow - NEW CONSTRUCTION 4bed 2bath 2car garage 2175 sq ft - $322,500 - Lori 5607.1 S Mehan Rd., Ripley - 41.52 am/l Prime Land - $349,000 4717 S. Turtle Pond Ct. - Great ½ acre m/l Lot for your building pleasure - $45,000 - Tiffany 6800 W 68th - 70 acres at 68th & Western Split your way! - $525,000 - Lori N. Washington Rd. - 151.8 acres m/l OH the Possibilities! - $2,352,900 - Lori Roka Hidden Lake - lots with Lake view - $75,000 - Lori Roka Hidden Lake - Lots ready for building - $50,000 - Lori W. Allyn Ave. - 11.46 acres m/l - $400,000 - Lori


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What a mess. Obviously, it’s going to take several weeks to get the initial ice storm damage cleaned up and it’s likely that the tree care professionals will be backed up for months responding to the demand. From the perspective of the tree’s long-term health, there is no need to rush the cleanup as the damage has already happened. However, safety is still priority number one, so please be aware that there is a lot of broken wood still up in the trees and much of it will be coming down on its own over the next few months, especially on windy days. The most common 3 question . 1- we are getn u ting is “can my tree S be saved?” Unfortunately, this is a subjective question and it involves sev-

eral factors, including overall health of the tree prior to the storm, age, species and location. Location is especially important, not so much for the tree itself, but for adjacent structures or infrastructure that would be damaged if or when the tree fails. Other save/remove considerations include: • What percentage of the canopy was lost? 25 percent of canopy loss is not too bad but anything approaching 50 percent or beyond would tend to favor removal, all other things being equal. • After the tree is cleaned up, is it still somewhat balanced? If a tree loses an entire side,

Home Grown KEITH REED or close to it, it should probably be removed. •If cracks extend down into the remaining trunk, know that they will never fully recover and this will always be a weak point. What will happen if the tree fails at this crack at some later date? • How big are the cuts relative to the remaining trunk? This can be an issue on multi-trunked trees that don’t really have a central lead-

er. It is hard for a tree to heal if a cut surface is almost as large as the trunk itself. Another common question asks if pruning paint should be used on wounds? Research has shown that this is NOT helpful to the trees recovery. What will help the tree recover is making clean saw cuts at the point of damage as this decreases the surface area of the wound, New increasing the odds Price! that the wound will

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heal quickly. There will be some trees that will look bad following cleanup-even when done by the best professionals in some cases. That is the nature of ice damage – it doesn’t fit the nice clean blueprint we use for proper tree care. Eventually, these trees will look OK but it would be very helpful to remember to have a few follow-up visits by your arborist over the next few years so they can do corrective pruning while the new growth is still

small. We’re a bit overwhelmed in the Extension office right now with calls, but if you have questions about your trees, please email a few good photographs to us, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. Late fall photo lighting can be tricky so make sure the sun is behind the camera and the photos clearly show both the damage and of the entire tree in the landscape. If you missed them last week, helpful OSU Fact Sheets in-

clude HLA-6415 Training Young Shade and Ornamental Trees and EPP-7323-Managing Storm Damaged Trees. For more information on this or any other horticultural topic, you can contact Keith Reed, the Horticulture Educator in the Payne County Extension office. Keith can be reached via email at keith.reed@okstate.edu, phone at 405-747-8320, or in person at the Payne County Extension office, located at 315 W. 6th in Stillwater.


Planning year-round outdoor dining spaces you intend to string the lights up yearround, make sure poles are sturdy enough to withstand winter winds. • Weather: Table cloths can add a touch of class to outdoor dining tables. But those table cloths are only effective if they remain on the table. Summer breezes might not prove too great a challenge in that regard, but fall, winter and spring weather might make it hard to keep table cloths on the table where they belong. A simple set of table cloth clips can ensure the wind doesn’t blow table cloths around while people are eating or completely off the table when everyone is inside. Hurricane candle holders also

can make it easy to maintain the ambiance candles provide without having to worry about the wind extinguishing the candles in one strong gust. • Seating: Guests might have no problem dining on traditional summer barbecue fare like burgers and hot dogs while sitting in camping chairs. But hosts who want to serve meals that require the use of a knife and fork will need to make sure all guests have a seat at the table. A foldable picnic-style table that can be easily stored in a garage or shed can do the trick. In addition, some deck and patio tables are expandable, making them ideal options for hosts who may want to work

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Al fresco dining is popular in spring and summer, and that popularity reached new heights in the summer of 2020. With much of the world still grappling with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and government officials fearing rising case numbers if indoor gatherings were allowed, many restaurants were limited to offering only outdoor dining to patrons. Such restrictions reintroduced many people to the pleasure of outdoor dining. Outdoor dining may be synonymous with summer, but there’s no reason why good meals can’t be enjoyed outside year-round. That’s especially true when homeowners and hosts take stock of certain factors when planning outdoor dining spaces they intend to use all year long. • Lighting: If you plan to keep outdoor dining going after summer, then some extra lighting may be necessary. The sun sets in late afternoon/early evening in fall and winter, so you won’t be able to rely on natural light to keep the dinner table aglow. Lighting also can make outdoor dining in summer more enjoyable. Outdoor string lights can add a relaxing vibe to a deck or patio. If


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sauces and papaya jelly.” By giving thoughtful gifts that don’t hurt their budget, they can continue replenishing the income they lost during the pandemic. The setback has delayed the couple’s early retirement goals. Her husband, an auto mechanic, was unemployed for two months, and their vacation rental properties were forced to close at the same time. IMPROVISE ON YOUR HOLIDAY FEAST Whether you’re planning a socially distanced holiday meal or a celebration with those in your household, look for opportunities to save. See whether your credit card’s features have temporarily changed. For instance, to accommodate shifts in household spending, some credit card issuers have made

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