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It’s Only the First of November

  Notice all the houses decorated for Christmas before Thanksgiving Day? In Mission Hills subdivision there is a turkey made from a bale of hay. Driving around town you see more than one cement goose lawn ornament dressed as a … Continue reading

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Superstitious? Take the Day off Work

  Superstition is a continuous conversation today at work. Basically because Janice isn’t at work today. Janice suffers from paraskevidekatriaphobia. Yes – that’s a word. It’s a clinical definition for saying its Friday the 13th and she’s staying home. Is … Continue reading

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A Jump Start to Bridge

My Aunt Mayrose is proud to say she is a “Life Master”.   Yes a Life Mater of the card game Bridge. Aunt Mayrose has been playing the age-old card game since she learned it while my Uncle Earl was in … Continue reading

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Order: Chaos

My  sister-in-law is a wonderful person. She is exquisite but her house is a mess. I’ve always wondered if there was any truth to the rumor that they won’t even sell her a subscription to Good Housekeeping Magazine. True, clutter … Continue reading

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Skating taught me to set a goal

Roller blades, also called in-line skates, are an increasingly popular summer activity for families. So I agreed to give them a try. “It’s a great way to get around and a fun way to exercise,” Ann said. “If I can … Continue reading

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The Sound of Birds Stopping By…..

Construction of birdhouses and bird feeders can be as simple or as complex as you wish to make it. Bird feeders can look like tiny bungalows, wooden A-frames or miniature chalets. Bird houses need no ornamentation to serve the birds … Continue reading

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Road Signs

Have you noticed all the different signs around town? True, more than one sign is strictly advertisements — periodically they are interesting. One can’t help but notice the flashing neon sign on Madison near the Greenwood Shopping Mall. More than … Continue reading

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