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The Rock Wall

Had an appointment with Dr. Casey last Thursday. He said I looked and sounded good. His parting words were that he expected the Rock Wall to get back to normal. “It has been lacking.” Had an appointment in Springfield Friday with my urologist, the one who installed the garden hose size catheter and a stint.

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Well, I’m back at my desk trying to fly my computer. I spent a good part of a couple of days recalling steps I invented. My in-basket was a monster – over 500 emails and more kept coming. I conquered the last one about 5 p.m. Tuesday. What a relief. I hope I worked them

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Here I sit at 2:02 a.m. Tuesday morning for our little chat. A couple of complications might interest you: • The guvment says if I am well enough to go the office then I’m well enough to go home. They probably have a point. • I have a catheter the size small garden hose they

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Well, folks, he was right. He was sick. So sick he ended up in the Hospital in Springfield. Nasty kidney infection. They’ll spring him this week and he’ll re-hab in Eldo. When I called him and asked if he had anything for the Rock Wall, a question he always asks us on Tuesdays, he was

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Folks, I’m sick. It hit me like a ton of bricks about mid morning Tuesday and I went home about 1 p.m. I don’t remember being this sick or hurting this bad. I bought some lunch but didn’t eat it, Thank Goodness. I found myself bending over the kitchen sink, something I have done only

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The cold and flu bug is going around. First I caught a bad cold complete with runny nose, sneezing and cough. Kimball told me to stay away from her and I did. Didn’t do any good. Now I’m better and she’s got it. Gwen went a different route. She called the house Monday morning and

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The police scanner went crazy Monday after midnight. We couldn’t sleep. Finally, I called the dispatcher who told me it was a structure fire on South Grand near the school. I turned off the scanner so we could sleep. Then about 3 a.m. I texted Davis who had left our house a little earlier after

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I’ve heard about the January Thaw since I was a kid and it’s here again right on schedule. Dad timed farrowing of pigs for this time so it wouldn’t be so cold on the vulnerable babies. Heat lamps help, but it’s OK to assist the heat lamps keep the tiny pigs from getting under the

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Just talked to Cedar County Clerk Peggy Kenney about the Vietnam Wall. It is scheduled to arrive in Stockton May 11 after being transported from Springfield. It will be set up on the Stockton football field. That is a change from the original plan – to set it up in front of the high school

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Remember in the Bible where God told Israel to wait to attack the enemy until the wind moved in the top of the mulberry trees? The other morning as I was eating breakfast, I looked out the south patio window and every tree I saw for a couple hundred yards or more, regardless of size,

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