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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

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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Last week while I was in town a friend found Jack (the latest stray) down the road a bit and brought him back here.  Jack had escaped from the back yard.  However, the friend put him in my garage, not ...

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This Weeks News – James Madison, the primary author of the Constitution of the United States, said this: ‘We have staked the whole future of our new nation, not upon the power of government; far from it. We have staked the future of ...

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Here we go again.  The administration in D.C. has now mandated that in a few years all new vehicles must give us 55 miles to the gallon.  According to the New York Times (a fish wrap paper), this will add ...

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Lately I’ve been inundated with e-mails containing essays and “reports” about the upcoming Republican and Democratic conventions, as well as the general election in November. Unfortunately, the majority of these indicate these events being targeted for violence, violence perpetrated by ...

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Another lady on our mail route called me last Tuesday.  Some of her mail has not been delivered to her and she had to call a business to find out the amount of her monthly bill.  While this lady was ...

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I am borrowing here some comments of Walter Williams in his August 8th essay in JWR, received via the Internet.  “Nazism is a form of socialism.  In fact, the term Nazi stands for the National Socialist German Workers’ Party.  Nazis ...

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“I’ve come to believe there is little, if any, honesty in the media, and ethic is a word they are totally unfamiliar with.” –Ronald Reagan The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse is ...

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So many of our citizens do not have access to the comments I often share, and I share them in the hope you see the wisdom they offer.  At a gathering last week two different women commented on this column ...

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“I am concerned for the security of our great nation, not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.” –General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) We had a small “rodeo” here again when ...

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