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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

“We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” –British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) We returned from ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

From the desk of Jamey Herd: Higher Vision did the morning worship service in song on Sunday for Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. There was good attendance for the event and the music was wonderful. The group consists of couples from ...

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Do you sleep well?  Or, like me do you sleep like a baby, awake every couple of hours?  Sometimes this is so frustrating.  I do give thanks to God for indoor plumbing!  This wasn’t always so.  Although raised mostly in ...

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Three excellent “R’s” by which to live are: Respect for self; Respect for others; Responsibility for all your actions.  I read a book recently that reminded me there is only one person who can control your actions, your  temper.  That ...

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I am starting this week’s column early, on Wednesday, Feb. 8th.  Why? – To express my disappointment regarding the lack of voter participation in the Presidential Primary election.  First, I still do not understand the need for this expensive process ...

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“Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” — Winston Churchill “The siren song of Socialism contains the seeds of destruction that now threaten the very ...

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“And now that the legislators and do-gooders have so futilely inflicted so many systems upon society, may they finally end where they should have begun: May they reject all systems, and try liberty; for liberty is an acknowledgment of faith ...

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“We make men without chests and we expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and we are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful…We strip men and women of ...

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Another week gone by but my, such changes in the weather.  We had a good dose of single digit temperatures, a good dusting of snow, and that miserable, bone-chilling wind. Ron took off to go bow hunting with a friend.  ...

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Dogwood Ramblings

I appreciate the Douglas County Herald for the nice gift given to column contributors.  This column is #104, which means I’ve been doing Dogwood Ramblings for two years now.  Sometimes I don’t know what to write but then, those who ...

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