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1-25-16. These days are just whizzing by on the countdown to March. For me anyway, I sure do feel sorry for all the people on the East Coast. Walt’s son, Randy, drives a semi-truck and travels all over so I ...

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1-10-16. Brrr! We’re really feeling like winter now It was minus one this morning with wind chill of minus eighteen. It didn’t warm up much either, about twelve degrees at the warmest part of the day and still with a ...

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1-4-16. Well it just came to me in a thought that I should write a letter to my friends who work at and who read the Douglas County Herald. It’s nice here today with pretty, bright sunshine. It makes it ...

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12-28-15. First of all, I apprecaite my friends at the Douglas County Herald for the nice gift. I appreciate it very much. Next I guess it’s the weather. We’re in a winter storm warning with a mixture of snow, sleet, ...

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12-7-15. It won’t be 2015 much longer, will it? Goodness only knows what 2016 will be like. Lets hope and pray that somehow it will get better. It’s a cloudy day, but I don’t think it’s supposed to rain. We’re ...

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11-30-15. This month and this year are both almost gone. I hope next year is a lot better and not so much killing, but I’m afraid it will only get worse. It seems like everything is getting worse all the ...

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11-14-15. Hello again dear readers. All is calm this morning in Tipton, Iowa. It was touch and go on Wednesday though. We had high winds and it was stormy all day with all kinds of watches and warnings. There was ...

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11-7-15. Another beautiful, sunny day in Tipton, Iowa. What a treat. It’s hard to believe it’s only in the forties, but this is the end of the first week of November and it’s less than four months until March. It ...

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10-23-15. Dear Readers: It’s cloudy and rainy this morning, but I don’t think we’ve got very much rain yet. Just enough to make everything look wet. I think the farmers have about got their crops out of the fields now. ...

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10-15-15. Here it is and October is half over, less than four months until March. Everything is cool here including the weather. It’s actually very nice, plenty of sunshine and a brisk nip in the air. Just enough for light ...

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