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How dry and dusty it has been up to now. Being the last week in October perhaps we will be seeing a change of weather before November.
Won’t everyone be glad to get elections over this coming week?
Also we turn our clocks back for Sunday morning, Nov. 7 and gain the hour of sleep we lost in early spring.
Sylvia Carson’s auction sale is Saturday, Nov. and her Illinois children will be helping her move to N. Pekin, Illinois on Nov. 7. She has a new house built there and believes she can move right in as soon as she gets there. We will miss her here, but wish her happy trails.
Marcia Lyon has had a fall virus and sore throat. Perhaps there is too much dust to breathe.
Theodosia Chapter #130 of Eastern Star had their installation of officers Saturday afternoon and they had a beautiful day for the occasion.
This Thursday Vicki Smith is having a going away “party” for Sylvia Carson, in her home.
We were sorry to hear of Mona Decker breaking her wrist recently.
Best wishes to Loretta Crewse in her health problems. She was at church Sunday with her aunt Johnalee Suter.
Danny Norton had an inspiring message Sunday morning at Lilly Ridge.
There is a conflicting event Thursday as the genealogy quarterly meeting is at 10:00 a.m. until noon and Vicki Smith’s party for Sylvia Carson, some of us want to attend.
I miss the “little hummers” too, as other have written about. They stayed as long as they could and feasted on sugar water.
I appreciate Bob Arnett for picking up my walnuts and taking them to the huller.
The dry weather has taken its toll on all vegetation. Leaves are falling fast now and fall blooming flowers such as mums won’t bloom as well, as they needed rain to develop.
Reading in the Douglas County Herald an article tells of a man having 1,000 bushels of Ben Davis apples to sell at 45 cents per bushel (a hundred years ago). How does that compare to today’s prices? My family had that variety of apples, but they would be hard to find now, I believe. We sold them at a dollar a bushel in the 1930’s.
We had a good Sunday evening service at Lilly Ridge Church and another good sermon by Bro. Danny Norton. Come join us on Sunday evenings.
Monday evening was Gainesville Chapter 432, Eastern Star’s regular meeting. An election was held to elect an office member.
Wayman, Carol and Eric King and Ida Mae Huse attended the church Sunday evening in Springfield, where their son-in-law, Jeremy McLaughlin, sang in the choir on a special occasion.
Sam and Donna Weaver and Paralee Rea attended an Amaranth meeting in Springfield Friday.
Josh and Samantha Mayberry had an early birthday party Sunday afternoon for their children with a houseful of guests.
I appreciate Bob Arnett for squash from his garden.
“Anything that keeps a politician humble is healthy for democracy.” Lets remember to get out and vote Nov. 2 so we can have a voice in the election for 2011.