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I almost always open my emails from Derrill Price III to see his latest facebook post. The one I got today said, “Sir, If I am to be insulted, I must first value your opinion.” – I was pleasantly surprised by some of the people who wrote letters this week, just common folks who have

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Adrian did show her Southern side during the Picnic. One of her friends commented on how humid it was. Adrian said, “It’s not humid.” One year during the summer, Kimball and I were up here from Shreveport and I helped Dad in the hay. He thought it was humid. I didn’t. I set my alarm

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Picnic comin’. There’s a big ol’ Carnival semi and trailer parked on the north side of our building. Monday morning, Rhonda Friar was guiding a tour of two of her grandkids to find dragons the little grandson had seen. He could tell you how many were blue, green, red – the usual dragon colors. Adrian

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I don’t have a long list of things to tell you which can be dangerous. The best news I have is that Davis, Erica, Ben and Reese have moved from Nevada to El Dorado Springs. Reese, at four months old can recognize people. Erica said that when Reese turned two months old she decided that

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Kimball reminded me to tell you it is our 40th anniversary of being owned by the Sun. – Last Tuesday, I interviewed the new doctor in town, Dr. Andrew Wyant MD. Kimball and I met him and his wife, Krystal, and their three kids at the hospital cake and ice cream social but didn’t get

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Another of the “landmarks” from my childhood is gone. This week we have the obituary of Marjorie Fields. Virtually all of my life, I heard Grandma Boultinghouse mention her and her husband, Raymond, as being her neighbors to the south. I either didn’t listen well or Grandma just called her Margie. I later got to

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Brad and Mary have finished their move, if not their unpacking. For the last few weeks they have been downsizing. They got an offer they couldn’t refuse so that a daughter and her family could live just down the street from Grandma and Grandpa. I don’t know what it is about moving that brings out

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I don’t normally talk about the weather here. I figure you know if it’s hot or cold, rainy or dry. When I was in school at Columbia, the common wisdom was: if you don’t like the weather, wait 15 minutes and it will change. Kinda like that here. Right now, I’m thankful for the break

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I asked Gwen and Kimball if they had anything for the Rock Wall. No help there. I did get a lot of help from Jeanne Hoagland on the mammogram article and cutline. At first I thought about headlining the cutline for the two radiologist ladies “Scan Artists,” but Kimball said the procedure is not a

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That electrical storm last Monday night, May 20, was a humdinger. The forecast for Wednesday evening, May 22, was so ominous that Brother Jerald called off prayer meeting. Worked out well for us – we had company: Davis, Erica, Ben and Reese. The forecast for Nevada was even worse than for El Dorado. We have

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