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A hot miserable old summer sure gives one something to gripe about. Feed Bag store has a sign out “Do you think it will snow?” Give it a few months, but it does sound rather cool and refreshing.
Two sets of items should appear. They thought mine was in the paper but was left out. I mailed them on Tuesday after a fishing trip and was it a trip. James caught a 64” spoon bill and it bit the lure on 12 pound test line. The Bible speaks of a big fish that was one of them. He had to put leather gloves on and it took all he had to put it in the boat. We try to serve God to the best of our ability and I thought that big fish might be after us. Never saw anything like it. Then he caught another one with no bill, I guess he or she got to close to the dam. What a day. That evening a good friend, Gary McMurry drove over to visit. We had not seen him for a while. Their daughter, Jamie and son, visited Gary and Trish for several weeks. The last Sunday Jamie was here she and Trish and baby were coming to Garrison Church to hear James preach. The baby got up sick Sunday, he is cutting teeth. Good to hear and visit people we use to go to church together. James was Gary and Trish’s Pastor for a few years.
Jamie and James’s niece, Wendy are good friends they took their kids and a friend, Emmie and kids went to Dixie Stampede and visited some while she was here.
The Gordon and Zelda Jones family went to Dixie Stampede and Baldknobbers and a show at Branson.
Sunday evening family and friends gathered at Mike and Tammy Stevens to celebrate his 60th birthday. Lots of good visiting and food. We wish him many more. Good to see his mom, Loretta, a walking miracle.
Gary, Brandon and Chris Morrison and Phyllis Bloomer visited George and Janie Morrison.
We are looking forward to seeing Lyn Halcomb and Shelby Parham for a visit. Shelby is trying to get her Dad’s family together for a visit. I wished her good luck on that.
Sunday at Garrison Church several out doing other things but a good crowd out Sunday night.
Little Adalynn Siler spent Saturday with grandparents, Connie and John Siler.
Sunday we saw a bear going to church, some have seen a panther. Lots of varmints, people have trouble with critters sneaking the tomatoes. Doesn’t matter green, red, pink or yellow, they like them. Grasshoppers are moving in our garden.
Edith Maggard hasn’t been feeling well. Family has been staying with her at the nursing home.
Garrison Baptist Church welcomes you to their church services. Sunday school 10:00 am, Sunday worship 11:00 am. Sunday night services at 6:30 pm. Wednesday night Bible study 6:30 pm, Pastor Rev. James Orick.
Have a good weekend it’s going to cool up at 97 degrees around Thursday or Friday. Be thankful we are able to be here and go through it and that we can gripe, gripe, gripe.
It got so hot here a big tick was crawling on the dogs head. I told James strange looking had two light looking stripes on it. He said it was sunburned; now that’s hot.
Pray our country will get back on track and serve God then what we need will be added, if it’s God’s will. He knows what we need.