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Tara Coonce went last Monday to take her test for her job at Cox South Hospital and guess who got to keep little Jett? Me and he sure is a good baby.
Violet Blakey took my tin and aluminum cans off last Tuesday and I got them sold. I went on down to Mark’s and picked some elderberries and on my way home, I stopped by Marie Dickey’s before coming on home.
Last Tuesday when I got home I had one-tenths of an inch of rain in my gage and then Wednesday I had one and one-tenths of an inch when I poured my gage out that morning. I am loving these cool mornings.
Thursday afternoon I stopped by the Senior Center and then I went on over to Anita Smith’s and visited with her before I went on to Ozark where I stopped in the Wal-Mart parking lot to wait for Vernal and Ellen who was going to the lake for the weekend. When I got there I turned the motor off but I forgot to turn my light off and after Vernal and Ellen came and left, I tried to start my car and it wouldn’t start. I called Vernal and said where are you and he said they were going down the ramp and I said my car won’t start so he said he would turn around and come back, but he didn’t have any jumper cables and neither did I, but a woman that had pulled up down in front of me and she had some cables so she pulled in front and me and was getting ready to put the cables on our batteries when a van loaded with women from the First Baptist Church in Forsyth and one of them got out to help and we got my car started before Vernal made it back to me. When you take God with you, He always sends help. The ladies were going to Springfield to a ballgame and they were picking the one up that jumped my car. She wouldn’t take anything for it so I thanked her.
Vernal said I needed a new battery so he drove me over to the Stained Glass Theatre where I met Monica, Anita, Bob and Ruth and went in and saw “Narnia the Musical” and Saturday was the last day for it and it sure was good.
I got all my little berries pulled off there branches and made into juice now I have to get me some pectin to make jelly. Friday I canned four quarts of pickles and five quarts of jalapeno peppers that came out of George and Violet Blakey’s garden.
Saturday I had my pictures taken with my four great-granchildren, Blythe and Chesnea Blakey, Alexia Blakey and Jett Coonce.
After the pictures were taken I took my old battery over to Wal-Mart to get my nine dollars back so they told me my battery was still good so they charged it up for me and since I didn’t need it, Vernal told me to give it away so I did. When I left there I went down to the Ava Tire Shop and listened to the music before they quit.
Keep your prayers going for our sick folks. My prayer and sympathy go out to all who have lost a loved one. Lets keep praying for our leaders and the men and women in the service and their families and the ones in training.
Bonnie Phipps said her cousin, Florence Davis, came by Thursday and visited with her before she went to Erma Lee Cudney’s funeral. Florence is the late Hester Hale’s daughter.