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We gained our lost hour of sleep as Daylight Saving Time ended Sunday. Time is flying by and the first week of November flew by so quickly.
According to “Old Timers” beliefs – “if inside an acorn you find a kernel in shape of a spoon we will have to shovel a lot of snow this winter.” I have some folks who have found spoons so far. Do you suppose there are always more kernels with spoons instead of forks or knives?
Roger and Lanell Long returned Saturday from a 17 day trip to Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina. They visited friends and relatives. From the Florida Keys they went on up to her nephews in Jacksonville. She brought tangerines from their yard. The Smokey Mountains they said were beautiful along with the Blue Ridge Mountains. When they got home they found their garden had more beans for her to can. They have certainly had a bountiful supply of vegetables this year. Lanell, I appreciate you sharing with me.
Sympathy to all who lost loved ones this past week.
Happy Birthday to Kimberly Moody on November 10, her 18th, and Wyatt Moody’s, November 12th.
Prayers are with Erma Miller who has had surgery and has been very ill. Her son, Dr. Sam Evans, who was here from the Philippines recently had surgery on his shoulder. Best wishes to both.
Bob and Betty Arnett had their daughter, Teresa (Arnett) Collins and son, Robert, visiting them Sunday afternoon. I appreciate Bob (who is a good gardener) for turnips on Monday, also to Troy Harper for bringing me a supply, another good gardener and good neighbor.
Lilly Ridge Church had their potluck dinner Sunday and business meeting after Sunday night services.
Preparations are being made for a Christmas program on December 11. Also the Ozark County Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Service November 16 at 7 p.m.
The nominating committee met Monday afternoon to select church officers for the coming year. It was good to have Marcia Lyon back so soon after having surgery in Cox South. Warren and Neoma Moody and son, Dans’ had Dustin and Stephanie Tackitt and girls visiting them one afternoon last week.
Acorns have been plentiful this year and my tree was loaded, still falling on my roof sounding like hail stones.
It is taking some “getting used to” with our time change. This week is to bring weather changes and that will probably get us right into winter.
Several folks have had allergies and I had a regular cold as others had.
Lilly Ridge Church had a tribute to Veterans Sunday led by Angela Wallace. Alva Hollingsworth was especially honored along with several others.
Just a thought, “Air travel will be much safer when they eliminate the automobile ride between the city and the airport.”