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3-12-13. Dear Readers: Does it seem like it should be this late in March? It’s true that time flies faster the older you get, when you want to savor every minute. Younger people will find out. But for most younger ...

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2-25-13. Things are about the same around here I guess. Mostly snow and cold. Today is sunny, but we’re supposed to get anothr snow storm. They’re not sure how much we’ll get yet, but we’re going to Tipton today just ...

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2-16-13. Dear Readers: Not much to write about as usual. We went to the Cities on Tuesday. Saw Frank D. Allison in Silvia, Illinois Wal-Mart. He seemed to be doing okay. Right now it’s cold, but no snow or anything, ...

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2-11-13. Dear Readers: I’m sorry I’m this far behind in my writing. What a winter it’s been so far here on the farm stead. Nothing at all like it has been other places, or for that matter, not that bad ...

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1-14-13. Dear folks: It’s 7:15 a.m. and eight degrees and we have to go to this Cities this morning. I guess it’s not any worse than people who have to go to work every day in this weather, but it ...

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1-7-13. Dear Readers: How’s the world treating you? I hope your holidays were all you had wished for. As usual I don’t have much to write about. Yesterday was Robert Allison’s birthday. I sent him a “Happy Birthday” message on ...

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12-31-12. Well we’re about ready to kiss 2012 goodbye. Tonights the big night. We’ve been staying in this week as much as possible. One trip to Tipton and one to Muscatine and then back down there Saturday for our Christmas ...

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12-24-12 Merry Christmas Eve everyone. I hope the weather is good where you live so Santa and the reindeer can get through to your house. He’s already been here a few times. He brought a big box full of presents ...

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12-17-12. Hello again. It’s hard to get one’s mind on anything other than the latest terrible tragedy, but I’ll try. It’s turned cold here again., 32 degrees this morning at ten minutes until eleven. On Wednesday the 12th we made ...

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12-10-12, Hello again. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, isn’t it? I think I’m just about ready. Still got a lot of cards to send out, but have most of them ready to mail. I got a book ...

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