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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

This hit home last week, more so than numerous other times, when I was in the waiting room at my oncologist’s office. So very many of our brothers and sisters are suffering through cancer, all have various degrees of illness. ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

How is it that some people can get through life on lies, some based on fragments of truth, but lies just the same? The narcissist lies so easily, to bolster his/her ego, to protect self no matter to the cost ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Saturday, Nov. 21st snow fell here, not much, nothing measureable. Thoughts took me back to 1953 in North Dakota, on the Boeddeker home farm on Thanksgiving Day. It was the first time I ever saw snowfall. Of course, I’ve seen ...

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Have you stopped to give thought to older veterans? Those who flew planes, those who landed on foreign shores while under intensive assault? Those who fought from fox holes, suffered through beastly hot deserts and deep bitter-cold snow. Those who ...

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Do you know what Sharia law is? Have you inquired? If Muslim activists ever get this into law in our nation especially with our leadership more than welcoming 10,000 more Muslim “immigrants” here, here is an idea of what they ...

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Veteran’s Day is nearly here and a special time to acknowledge those who have given of their time, and some their lives, to keep us safe. Veterans don’t get the respect they deserve from many in government, but we, as ...

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More shenanigans have been going on and it would seem to be youth. One of our neighbors had her phone number “hijacked” and this number was used to call all over this nation, apparently during overnight hours. Several people then ...

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The false “bomb report” at Ava Schools last week has been described by some as just a childish prank. Does that mean the “wet noodle” punishment usually given that will make many youngsters giggle? Or has a proper discipline been ...

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Apparently I am not the only one who did not receive last week’s Douglas County Herald. The Herald staff tell me quite a few subscribers north and west of Ava did not get the paper, although, they were mailed out ...

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Here are some quotes you may not have heard about: “Socialism only works in two places: Heaven where they don’t need it and hell where they already have it.” Ronald Reagan “The most terrifying words in the English language are: ...

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