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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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A week or so ago, Rick Swank told me he was starting to look for Hen of the Woods mushrooms. Last week, right on queue, two of them appeared in my south yard a few feet apart. I harvested them and each one barely fit in a gallon zip lock bag. I couldn’t get Rick

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I hope you and yours had a pleasant Mother’s Day. I did intentionally stroll over to the Victrola to look at the photo of Kimball’s mom and dad sitting happily by their fireplace and at the photo of my parents Kimball took at their 50th anniversary celebration. You know that I’m always that last to

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Had enough rain yet? Former Police Chief Ernie Clawson used to say that in the summer you are never more than two weeks away from a drought. Grandpa Long said, “People (probably meaning farmers) make more money in a wet year than in a dry one.” – Davis and Erica are starting our newest grandchild,

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