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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

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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Look out your window and imagine you can see a wagon going down the road.  This wagon is loaded with people and is being pulled by a very few people.   It seems more people want a free ride on the ...

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This edition of the Douglas County Herald won’t go to print until after the election.  So, it wouldn’t do me any good to praise or to rant and rave about what is going on in our nation.  I can only ...

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Quite a change in our weather! Yes?  Surely do hope you have harvested your garden, drained your water hoses, have those windows washed (mine are not washed!), have closed your vents, and found someone to rake your leaves and clean ...

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Here is an excerpt from an e-mail received, written by a Democrat who had previously voted for Obama.  This man, Bob Correal went to see the movie “2016”, which revealed to him the true Obama, upholding the serious concerns he ...

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A trip to Springfield last week let me see so many fields of downed and baled hay.  Quite a surprise after the summer we have had.  The ponds we had cleaned out now have some water in them.  Some calves ...

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Remember back when we were told to put money into savings accounts of some sort and the interest rates at that time were pretty good?  We were told we were spending too much money and frivolously.  Well, now checking account ...

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If you aren’t totally put off by last week’s column allow me to share another memory tidbit from my prison work in California in the 1970’s. Part of the time at this prison I worked in the psychiatric unit which ...

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Have you ever heard the old song I’m My Own Grandpa?  It was quite the hit many, many years ago.  Cute as it is, the tale it tells is a bane to genealogists.  Today, with multiple marriages that result in ...

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