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Dogwood Ramblings

Dogwood Ramblings

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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Dogwood Ramblings

“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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I am SO sick and tired of all the junk mail purporting to be surveys, etc. and each one asking for donations for this and that, mostly political entities….to investigate this or that, to support this group or that group ...

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Have you noticed the musk thistles?  I see them as I drive to town, some in fields and some on the roadside.  With this drought much of the ground is bare and an excellent way for the thistle seeds to ...

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”  -Leo F. Buscaglia ...

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“A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” –Alexander Hamilton – The Patriot Post – 6-21-2012 I am so very blessed with all the phone calls from family (including all ...

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The yards, pastures, etc. tried to turn green but then the excessive heat turned even that brown.  Most ponds are in bad shape.  Not to be greedy but we sure could use some more rain, even if it comes with ...

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“Everyone who works for the government swears to uphold the Constitution. It was written to define and restrain the government. According to the Declaration of Independence, the government’s powers come from the consent of the governed. The government in America ...

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“He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.” –Benjamin Franklin, 1758 By golly, we received 1/10th of an inch of rain, then 1 ½ inches and then 2/3 of an inch, with more said to be coming.  ...

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You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You ...

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