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Dogwood Ramblings

Have you had enough rain yet? It seems we’ve had our fair share here at Dogwood and many places have had far too much. The end of July and into August we will probably be praying for rain. My Weeping ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

I have quite a pile of paper here, a copy of each and every column written for the Ramblings. This one is number 280. One could say I am wordy and they wouldn’t be wrong. My goodness, that is more ...

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Do you really watch TV commercials or do you sit there hoping they will end quickly? Do you pay attention to what is being said? One toothpaste commercial will tell you once you lose the enamel on your teeth you ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

Willie Boeddeker used to have sayings, pockets seemingly crammed full of them. If I went out to try and fix a raggedy bit of fence or didn’t mow often enough he would say, “Looks like a ‘widder woman’ lives here”. ...

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Debating whether this column or a letter to the editor was more correct, I opted for this column in the hope it doesn’t upset our more liberal readers. After being notified that there are sham cancer charities everywhere I then ...

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Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil, it has no point. Kudos to my new primary physician at Mercy System in Springfield. Dr. Bowlin kindly saw me as a walk-in last Wednesday.   He put me on some medication and ...

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I can tell you that for sure it is mentally and physically tiring to be “under the weather”.   Since last September I have lost 22 pounds, mostly due to not being hungry and very few foods entice me. The two ...

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Once again, our TV and print media news reports are of civil disobedience and violence here and there by disgruntled groups. I don’t understand the thinking of these rioters. My family lived through such in 1965 in Los Angeles. It ...

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Now would be a good time to put a gold star on my calendar. As of Friday I finally have all of my 2015 bookkeeping up-to-date. Of course, that is just part of the work needing to be done. I ...

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Who do you trust? As a small child I thought most everyone was trustworthy and honest. The years since then have taught me differently, sad to say. Television ads and the print media constantly barrage us with requests for funds ...

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