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Just got a new wallpaper photo for my cell phone from Adrian on Tuesday (a photo of Van holding up his head), and news that Van had his first ear infection, a double, over the weekend. The daycare staff alerted Adrian Monday because he was sleeping all the time. That was not a symptom when

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Kimball, a dedicated crocus stalker, told me that she found a tiny yellow one Tuesday morning in our spring patch on the north side of our driveway. So spring has officially sprung. At least in St. Clair County. Our driveway is the county line. – I’m going to venture into treacherous waters because it needs

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Saturday morning I went down to the church house to turn on the heat so it would be warm for services Saturday night. The weather guessers thought the slick stuff would hit about midnight. Maybe it hit about midnight somewhere or maybe they misspoke when they meant mid-day. We cancelled church services for the entire

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Ground Hog Day, Feb. 2, was cold with bright sun. I’ve never paid much attention to Ground Hog Day or its alleged weather forecasting use. As a big kid, I followed one up a tree once that my dog had treed. I thought I would kick him out to the dog. When I got on

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As Kimball drove us home from church Sunday evening, I asked if she had sent Wanda Baldwin a picture of Van. Wanda was with us for the early days of Adrian and Davis. Kimball said she had not. So I got into my cell phone and sent Wanda my screen saver which is the latest

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I was just about to tell you I didn’t have anything this week and we all know that usually puts me into dangerous territory. Then when I tried to save Rock Wall 012518, my computer said I had already saved one. You probably know that I make a list each week if something comes up

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Tuesday was one of those tramatic days that comes to every household with a new baby, separation. Van turned 11 weeks old on Jan. 13. Adrian will go back to work on next week, so she took him to daycare for the first time Tuesday. When Adrian picked him up at 11:30 because Baton Rouge

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Saw a tow truck driver interviewed on a Springfield TV station the other morning after a freezing fog infected the roadways. He said that almost all of the vehicles he is called to tow are 4 WD or all wheel drive. He said people get over-confident not realizing that those vehicles may have better get

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I was talking to Gordon Hutchison, who wrote The Shootist column for Louisiana Sportsman for years but retired when he ran out of topics. I told him about the Rock Wall and sent him the column last week. He said it must be tough writing a personal column. I was fresh from a six-day visit

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It’s time to close the chapter on another year. It’s been eventful and all-in-all a good one. I was so busy last week I forgot to wish you a Merry Christmas. But, by now, you know what you’re supposed to have or you’ve decided that no one should tell you what kind of holiday to

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