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I read to Kimball the 10/31 entry in the Cedar County Sheriff’s report: • Spooks and goblins reported on most streets in Stockton.  Large groups of witches and spidermen found in Stockton Park. She replied, “That’s an everyday occurrence in Stockton, Guess she’s not running for anything. -Saw this T-Shirt on the internet: Not fragile

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Rumors of my demise, which I started last week, have proven to be overstated thanks to the Cedar County Memorial Hospital emergency room crew. Dr. Casey sent me there last Tuesday, Oct. 20.  I’m not sure what he told them to check, but they checked everything. That place is a beehive of activity. The director,

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I feel like this may be one of my last Rock Walls after 41 years. You know  I started this column to imitate my hero Paul Harvey who always had something uplifting to say about his fellow man to end his daily program. We have a new computer program and it works completely different and

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Adrian, Cain, Van, Snider and their dog, Merle, live a long way from where Hurricane Delta came ashore in Louisiana (but still way too close to suit me), but they still felt the effects of the storm. Their electricity went off Saturday (maybe) and just came back on Monday afternoon. It was long enough for

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I jus found a letter in my basket telling us that Bud Olinger passed away last week. The was quite a guy. I just worked the obituary for my 8th grade Science teacher, Miss Barritt. Her name in the obituary is Jennie Barritt but I never called her by her first name. It was a

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Whadayathink? Is fall here or not? I know it’s time to hunt fall turkeys and fall mushrooms and bass bunch up on points. We found a mushroom we thought looked strange so I took it to Conservation.  It wasn’t Hen of the Woods which I’m accustomed to finding. It was Chicken of the Woods because

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This week our tech guy made a special trip to fix my Microsoft Word that has been malfunctioning about half the time. In order to get my computer to take the new MS 16.41, he had to install a new operating system, OS 13.6. I was on the phone with Microsoft on Friday trying to

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Kimball got some good shots of the patriotic opening for the 9-11 19th anniversary game, but I don’t think there is anyway to do it justice. I asked if it was DECA that organized it because they do Veterans’ Day ceremonies. I was impressed to learn that it was the brainchild of Head Football Coach

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Kimball noticed Dad’s tell tale sign it was time to go back to school at the end of summer – golden rods are blooming. Looks like that didn’t get called off for virus concerns. – We were getting ready to go to the Clever/Bulldog game Friday evening when Kimball got the call. Clever is under

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Now is not a good time to get arrested in Cedar County. They have seven confirmed cases of Covid 19 including the sheriff and a staffer. Sheriff JimBob apparently didn’t show up for work Monday according to a dispatcher. The press release said he was self-quarantined. Kimball was watching one of her Ancient Aliens shows,

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