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Tuesday, 29 August 2017 07:24

The Eyes Have It

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This past couple of weeks I have spent a lot of time sitting around, mostly watching television. Week before last, I had a tumor removed that was in my eyebrow. I didn’t realize beforehand what an affect that surgery would actually have on my eye itself. I knew I would…
“Pale faces used to be characteristic of country children, but that condition no longer exists.” That was said in a 1935 article in the Rockingham Post-Dispatch, describing results of years of efforts of home demonstration work in Richmond County.
Friday, 25 August 2017 08:53

In Awe of Creation

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We recently experienced an astronomical wonder, in which some of us will never see again.
With students heading back to school is just around the corner, I thought I would do a back-to-school treat. I found a great recipe for apple cupcakes on Pinterest, and although they are certainly not as healthy as the real deal, they are so cute and perfect for any back-to-school…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 14:25

"Aha Moments": Embrace the Breakthroughs

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A few years ago, I experienced a shift in life. It was a change that I knew only time would be able to heal. I had no idea how long it would take.
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 09:21

A Path Well Trodden

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In 1953, I was five old years, living with my parents on Highway 74 west of Rockingham. That same year, my granddaddy deeded an acre of land to my parents to build their first house. At the time, the land was being used for pasture that joined my grandparent’s home…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 09:02

A Most Refreshing Drink

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As I drove along our dirt driveway, the dust clouds swirled around the car making me really appreciate that I could close the windows and use the air conditioning. The grass crunched underfoot, and a look at the pond’s low water level confirmed what I already knew; we needed rain!
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 09:38

Bridging the Gap on National Senior Citizen Day

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On August 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5847, declaring August 21 as National Senior Citizens Day.
Monday, 21 August 2017 02:15

Monday Motivation - Getting to Happy

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It’s Monday, and it’s time to re-energize. The start of the week is always a time to set weekly goals, start something new, and reflect on the past. We all need some motivation from time to time, and sometimes it’s best when it comes from a complete stranger with a…
Thursday, 17 August 2017 17:28

Come, Sit a Spell at The Stand, Derby

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Come, sit a spell at The Stand at Derby (known to some as the old Derby Store), but hurry. They close from September to April. After all, it is a produce stand featuring fresh produce from Triple L Farms. Unique, it is one part produce and ice cream and three…
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