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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

I thought this might be interesting for some of our older citizens.  I forget the year but think it was 1943 when my father was an air raid warden in Los Angeles before they drafted him into the Marines at ...

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Jamey Herd has not been having a good couple of weeks and running to the doctor every week is no fun.   She says no one in the area calls her with news or updates.  Same here!  Surely some of you ...

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It has been a busy time on Dogwood Hill.  Randy got his cattle “worked” and the horses brought to the barn, so the new grass won’t create founder problems.  He worked on two trucks, a tractor, and other things.  However, ...

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My goodness, another week gone by!  Have you had enough rain yet?  Those planning on putting out gardens are probably frustrated.  Grandson Nick suggested I should plant something such as tomatoes but as I’ve said before, the Rock of Gibraltar ...

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We have had a couple of glorious days.  Sunday on my way home on Hwy 14 there were no vehicles behind me so I lollygagged and took in the scenery.  The Redbuds are so pretty, a true harbinger of spring.  ...

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I don’t know about the rest of you but here at Dogwood, we received quite the hail storm and are thankful that the hail was only pea size, followed by quite a bit of rain.  My rain gauge isn’t out ...

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In the twilight hours just before sleep when my prayers drift in and out, I come with such good ideas for this column and such good plans for spring cleaning the next day, etc.  Then, next day when I wake ...

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What a busy, blessed, holy week, as well as a sad one for me.  A truly good friend passed away, a trip to the doctor was encouraging, a trip to the dentist found a couple of tiny cavities to be ...

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Word came to me a few days ago that the College of the Ozarks at Branson will no longer take students with loans.  This is a “working”, private Christian campus for which applicants must show a financial need.  Some students ...

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It has been a busy week.  As mentioned last time, I met up with grandson Nick and his wife Sheila in Springfield after my medical appointment.  Such a nice visit!  We went to Hibachi Buffet for lunch and as usual, ...

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