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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

  A nice surprise arrived in the mail Friday, a Mother’s Day card from Tony Williams.  Many in the Dogwood area may remember Tony from back in 1979.  Tony and his friend, Pierre Turcotte moved here from California and purchased ...

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This came via the internet: “There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on ...

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One of my dear family members came and put down my last American Eskimo dog, Stinker.  Poor 16 year old Stinker had a problem with her hind legs, was blind and deaf.  When I arrived home from the office, she ...

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Patsy Williams reports that the Williams Clan had Easter dinner at Patsy’s home after regular Easter Sunday services at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.  Pleasant Ridge also had a sunrise service followed by breakfast.  The women of the William’s family prepared ...

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It seems I didn’t proof read carefully before sending off last week’s column and had to laugh at myself.  In the process of putting the column together I was giving some “dream names” and must have been interrupted because I ...

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Have you ever had a “Bucket List”, or at least something you have always wanted to see or do?  Apparently my “Bucket” has had a permanent leak.  I’ve never been able to spend a leisurely week in New Mexico and/or ...

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An interesting week here what with so many phone calls from here and other states.  One cousin from Wisconsin called to share family news and her dismay at the route her church has gone, liberalism.  So, she is changing churches ...

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Some of you may remember Gene & Elizabeth “Liz” Waldrip.  Gene was with the forestry service in Ava and Liz was a teacher in Ava, and their three children attended school in Ava.  They moved from here to Flagstaff, AZ ...

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Well, my goodness, we certainly received what we hope is the last blast of winter on Sunday.  Rex, Arlene and Reanna came here to drive me in to church.  During Mass we could hear the ice pellets striking the church ...

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I had a real nice phone visit with Paul and Wanda Dugan about this and that.  At the suggestion we perhaps should have a Neighborhood Watch in this area it seems it might be a good idea.  However, getting people ...

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