by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen

Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church by Pastor Larry Sorrells was “Who Am I?” from Psalms 8. You are always welcome to join us for worship at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Mt. Zion area is thankful for the sunshine this past week, the corn looks so much better and is growing, hay is being cut and baled. Gardens are producing. Mabel Siegismund canned beet pickles this past week.

Happy Birthday to Dixie Peterson at Truman Lake Manor. Still doing therapy, talking on the phone and watching TV looking forward to the company of friends and family.

Tom and Beverly Pelkey are surprised the wood fairies are out in this heat bringing wood, they must think there is going to be a cold winter, Tom is very thankful for the wood through. Tom is glad that he can keep cutting grass instead of wood now the grass sure grows fast.

Over at the Robin Siegismund Farm, Belle is getting tired of all the storms. The big barn now as doors so she can go there if needed. After the last storm, Robin was under the deck, Belle thought, what is Robin doing in my private place?” so she barks when Robin crawled out and Robin told Belle she was replacing the air conditioning drain hose because she didn’t like mud. Belle was glad.

John and Julia Snethen made a trip to Irvin and came home with four little pigs to raise, only planned on two.

Marge Zink’s new washing machine has a widow in the lid: So far she hasn’t watched the clothes wash, but she remembers the family watching the cake bake when they got a stove with a window.

Beverly Pelkey has been busy doing some deep cleaning, finding things she should have given away years ago. Still have a lot of hammering birds.