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The annual Johnson family reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 4, at a new location. This year’s reunion will be held at 11 a.m. at Red Lobster on S. Glenstone in Springfield; a room has been reserved for the gathering. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Rex Johnson, 679-3611.
Hello from our home to yours. David Ball joined us Monday in the dining room where he sang and played some beautiful music on the piano for us. He also brought one of his friends who played other instruments. It was very entertaining. We sang along with him. After we finished in the dining room we...
It would be nice to grow old gracefully, but I’m afraid that isn’t always the case. Perhaps if we could have taken better care of ourselves growing up we could get around better now!It was nice to have Lyndon and Linaia Pitcock with their two granddaughters, Chloe and Quinn Wright, visiting here...
It’s a stormy Monday evening as I write these items, but we could use some rain. Karen and Dave Davis and I had lunch at The Center today. It was chicken nuggets, and they were good. It was nice to get to visit with several friends. People were coming in, not only for the dinner, but to get in out...
We have gotten 1 1/2 inches of rain from scattered showers the last two days. That’s great, and maybe we will get some more.Another good neighbor, Ray Peter, hung some tomatoes on our mailbox. Mary Morrison gave us some more Cut-Short beans and cucumbers.Kevin Kastning stopped by on his way to see...
We are having another hot July day with little chance for rain. The few showers in the last few weeks all missed us. My son, Jon, has been watering the garden, but it seems slow to produce.We had a party here on Sunday to celebrate my great-grandson Levi Hollingshad’s 10th birthday.I had another...
Hello from our home to yours.To start off last week, we went outside to enjoy some fresh air under some shade on Monday. We also did a paint project.Tuesday, we were joined by Debbie Cobb, who had Bible study with us.Dominoes started off our Wednesday morning, followed by a western movie. In the...
Mark your calendars for our “Meet the Candidates” fundraiser dinner to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, July 20, here at The Center on Highway 5 north at the Gainesville city limits. Candidates will speak and answer questions during dinner, which costs $8 and includes beverage and dessert. The dinner is...
Hello from our home to yours.Monday was a movie day. Tuesday we had our armchair travel to Switzerland and enjoyed ice cream in the morning and our monthly birthday party in the afternoon. We served German chocolate cake because we were also celebrating our dietary manager, Shawn Lewellen's...
I'm still enjoying all the birthday cards I've received, plus the many phone calls. I read the cards over and over. I never throw one away, which means someday my girls will have fun – or a big job! As I receive those pretty birthday cards, I treasure each one.Sandi Chrietzberg Richard from Ben...

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