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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

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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Occasionally (sometimes too often) I am upset and disgusted with reports on television. The latest was Hillary Clinton asking her audience if they were ready for a woman president, to which they responded with rousing applause. Although I did embrace ...

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A nice lady from Ava tracked me down and we had a delightful phone visit. She said this column is the first one she reads in the Herald each week and she says we are of the same thought processes, ...

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Yes, it has been quite miserable weather-wise. However, the north and northeast have had a much more miserable time. A trip for groceries would be nice, but things are going fairly well here at Dogwood. The dogs seem to enjoy ...

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Last Weeks News – The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray. Or as my mother used to say, the best laid plans of mice and men always come to some foul end. So, it seems the ...

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How many of you have any idea what a potato harvest was like around the early 1960’s in North Dakota? After hand milking and other barn chores there were the four sons to get up, a young babysitter to get, ...

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