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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

The days seemingly slide by one after another, with a break in between for those fun days driving to Springfield for medical appointments.  There, they weigh you every time, take blood pressure, etc. ad nauseum!  They even have the audacity ...

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We had a few nice days for haying so Randy and Ronnie were quite busy as the fields are here and there.  Then, in spite of my saying I wouldn’t do anything anymore with cattle, on Wednesday and Thursday I ...

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Oh, how I detest computer problems, some of which must be my own fault (perhaps just plain age!)   Unfortunately, the computer has become for me a major source of contact with so many people; family, friends, inquiries, genealogy, and of ...

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Times have changed for sure, and our language with it.  There are words that were an absolute no-no when I was growing up and they have now become common everyday words and, admittedly, far too often used by me at ...

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It seems we should not be complaining about rain, either lack of or too much.  We can do that in July and August!  The pastures are quite green if a little thin.  Yards are green and the weeds are doing ...

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On occasion (i.e. frequently), I “wax” on and on about things of years past!  Most often these thoughts occur when I wake in the morning and have to talk myself up off the comfortable mattress.  So, if these thoughts bore ...

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Another busy week up on this hill!  Greg Nasif came to paint some ceilings, two coats of paint/primer and it has so brightened the house.  I took down multiples of cookie tins from above the kitchen cabinets and they will ...

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  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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