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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

A little bit of excitement here last week with an ambulance ride to Mercy Hospital, far too many tests, enough blood drawn to revive a small pet, no food or water, especially water, for 24 hours.  But, they say my ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Perhaps I am just slow on the uptake but, it sure was a surprise when I pulled into the KFC/Long John’s place last week and found everything shut down, many jobs lost.  Douglas Co. Animal Hospital is shut down.  The ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Ryan, our third son, lives in California.  Perhaps some of you know Ron, Rory and Randy as they live in Douglas Co.  One of Ryan’s daughters gave birth this week to her third child, a little girl.  So, that makes ...

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Those of you who read this column perhaps recall that I was quite ill over Thanksgiving, three weeks of upper respiratory problems.  So, I truly looked forward to Christmas with family surrounding me, lots of good food and conversation and ...

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Busy, busy days here, and I am sure you can say the same.  Hopefully you enjoyed a blessed Christmas surrounded by family and love.  Now, those who feel “down” after such a celebration may look forward to celebrating the New ...

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It is just a few days now until we celebrate the birth of the Christ Child.  It is my fervent prayer that He will be included in your celebration and that you remember He was the greatest gift of all.  ...

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Sadness here this past week as Jack the Border Collie Dog went to doggie heaven.  Apparently he went to visit a neighbor across Hwy 14 and encountered a vehicle.  Jack was only here with me for 5 months but he ...

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We certainly have had variety in the weather.  A few farmers have cut and baled hay recently – sure hope this makes up for some of the loss of hay/forage this year.  This year big round bales went from a ...

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Our annual day of Thanksgiving is now behind us.  Believe me when I say that I was thankful just to get through the day.  It seems many in this area have had sinus/upper respiratory problems and now I can be ...

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Schism!  This word has been popping up in my head, day and night.  The dictionary says this word means division, separation, discord, or disharmony; also a formal division in or separation from a church or religious body.  I hear of ...

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