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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil, it has no point. Kudos to my new primary physician at Mercy System in Springfield. Dr. Bowlin kindly saw me as a walk-in last Wednesday.   He put me on some medication and ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

I can tell you that for sure it is mentally and physically tiring to be “under the weather”.   Since last September I have lost 22 pounds, mostly due to not being hungry and very few foods entice me. The two ...

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Once again, our TV and print media news reports are of civil disobedience and violence here and there by disgruntled groups. I don’t understand the thinking of these rioters. My family lived through such in 1965 in Los Angeles. It ...

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Now would be a good time to put a gold star on my calendar. As of Friday I finally have all of my 2015 bookkeeping up-to-date. Of course, that is just part of the work needing to be done. I ...

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Who do you trust? As a small child I thought most everyone was trustworthy and honest. The years since then have taught me differently, sad to say. Television ads and the print media constantly barrage us with requests for funds ...

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Last week a couple of “Letters to the Editor” certainly pulled me over to the curb. First, I did not diligently research the information as I should have for my “Letter”, but I did NOT say there were 10,000 to ...

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It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people that pay no price for being wrong. Thomas Sowell A liberal is someone who feels ...

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Something to ponder! Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not  stopping payments to illegal aliens such as monthly ...

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St. Leo’s gala on St. Patrick’s Day evening was a smashing success. Having attended early it was surprising to me to see so many people that I didn’t recognize and don’t recall seeing before. Plenty of Irish stew, Potato Soup, ...

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What a wonderful visit last Thursday with Jocelyn Downs, friend and neighbor. We have both been negligent in keeping up our relationship while she finished her schooling and I was dealing with medical problems. I brewed some rich coffee and ...

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