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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

Some of you may remember Gene & Elizabeth “Liz” Waldrip.  Gene was with the forestry service in Ava and Liz was a teacher in Ava, and their three children attended school in Ava.  They moved from here to Flagstaff, AZ ...

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Well, my goodness, we certainly received what we hope is the last blast of winter on Sunday.  Rex, Arlene and Reanna came here to drive me in to church.  During Mass we could hear the ice pellets striking the church ...

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I had a real nice phone visit with Paul and Wanda Dugan about this and that.  At the suggestion we perhaps should have a Neighborhood Watch in this area it seems it might be a good idea.  However, getting people ...

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Many phone calls have been coming in telling me to stay home and off the icy roads.  Also, phone calls from friends in California who are so happy about the rain and yet worried about mudslides, etc.  There have been ...

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Patsy Williams called to share some news.  A little while back Patsy had what she thought was bronchitis and it turned out to be pneumonia.  We are so glad that is now behind her.  Her little great grandson Matthew, grandson ...

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Have you had your fill yet of snow, ice and cold?  It is all of 1 degree out there as I start this morning on the column and my dog brought something to my attention with her barking.  It was ...

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No repercussions (yet) to last week’s column.  More nasty weather here!  Two families in this area were recipients of that huge oak Randy cut down for me.  The tree had been dead for two years and I was concerned it ...

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Wow!  There was a repercussion (for lack of a better word) to last week’s column.  One gentleman took umbrage to the first paragraph as if it was directed to him.  As I was writing that paragraph this man was nowhere ...

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Do you take everything personally?  I know of people who have this problem and how very sad for them.  It does no good to tell them they are not the center of any world except their own.  If they feel ...

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Thursday the 9th the mailbox contained nine requests for money.  Then on Friday the 10th, three more requests showed up, and two on Saturday the 11th.  I know I should use their postage paid return envelopes and send everything back ...

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