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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

What a busy, blessed, holy week, as well as a sad one for me.  A truly good friend passed away, a trip to the doctor was encouraging, a trip to the dentist found a couple of tiny cavities to be ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Word came to me a few days ago that the College of the Ozarks at Branson will no longer take students with loans.  This is a “working”, private Christian campus for which applicants must show a financial need.  Some students ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

It has been a busy week.  As mentioned last time, I met up with grandson Nick and his wife Sheila in Springfield after my medical appointment.  Such a nice visit!  We went to Hibachi Buffet for lunch and as usual, ...

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We have some sad news to report from our Dogwood Community.  On March 5th, Amy Garrison Nelson, age 39, the daughter of J.R. and Pam Garrison, passed away at her home in Springfield.  None that I know of on the ...

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Recently I was reminded of the Seven Deadly Sins.  Proverbs says these are:  wrath; greed; sloth; pride; lust; envy; and gluttony.  Interesting is that some think pride is the sin of women and lust is the sin of men.  Galatians ...

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Hey everybody, whatchathink about this weather we’ve been having?  I know of more than one person who slipped and fell on their “canister”.  I took just one step onto my deck, holding onto the door frame, so I could turn ...

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Another week gone by!  Not much improvement in the news here and around the world.  Well, I guess catching up with that former policeman in California is good news.  One of my sister’s neighbors was one of the targets out ...

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Duward “Duke” Genet, my second husband, was the 5th great grandson of Gen. (and Governor of New York) George Clinton, who led our army under George Washington and was vice president under both Pres. Jefferson and Pres. Madison.  His ancestral ...

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Latest news on Frances Aid and her son Sherwood is that they are still in rehabilitation.  Please do keep them in your prayers.  Hopefully the Nelson family is now moved in to a place to live.  I haven’t heard much ...

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Take your mind back a few years to how things were in Douglas County.  Remember when all the businesses “rolled up their sidewalks” on Saturday night.  On Sunday one couldn’t get any groceries, gas, repairs or parts, and couldn’t enjoy ...

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