Hello from Baldwin. How is everyone’s week going?
I hope everyone is having a great one.
We are still on that roller coaster with the weather. Warm, sunny, rainy, cold and windy. I just don’t like the wind at all. I just wish it would either stay cold or stay warm.
Farmers are still busy with taking care and feeding the cattle here in Baldwin.
Rolled hay is moved from one place to the other to feed their cattle. We are a farming community and several times a day you will see tractors on the road. So be careful and watch out for them.
Happy birthday wishes go out next week to Connie Wilson, Sunday; Rocky Applegate, Tuesday; Anna Robinson, Wednesday; Camiel Habets, Sean Hamilton and Kamryn Hiten, Thursday; and Junky Lovings, Saturday.
I hope all of you have very happy birthdays and many more happy ones to come.
Happy anniversary wishes go out next week to two very dear and lifetime friends of mine, Donald and Mary Earl Dargavell, Thursday.
Don and Mary will be celebrating their 33rd anniversary. I hope you have a happy anniversary and many more happy ones to come.
I attended a fellowship breakfast at Antioch Christian Church on Saturday morning. The men cooked, but I did see some women in the kitchen, also.
They had a wonderful meal and a great time of fellowship. There were approximately 50 people in attendance. I was so glad I was able to attend.
Well, I guess that’s all for now. Let me know if you hear any news. Just give me a call at 623-4579 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Hello from Baldwin. How is everyone’s week going?
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The gift of jealousy for the holidays
The excitement becomes palatable as the children head up to their bedrooms waiting for Christmas morning to arrive. Presents can already be seen under the Christmas tree with the promise of more arriving with Santa Claus during the night.
As the morning breaks, children clamor out of their beds and wake their parents to get started unwrapping all of their presents.
For parents, Christmas morning can be a true reward for all of the hard work that goes into the holiday season. There is nothing quite like the look on a young child’s face when she gets the present she has been asking for every night for the past month. On the other hand, the situation can bring out the worst in children, particularly between siblings.
Christmas through the years
I was just thinking the other day about what the Christmas season has been like for Nancie and me.
From the time we were married in August 1956, we began the practice of spending Christmas Eve with Nancie’s family in Owensboro and Christmas Day with my family in Louisville. As the years went by that became impossible most of the time.
Madison County, a good place to grow up
I was remembering when I was a child that my mother would give us children a quarter on a Saturday to go to the movies. That would cover our ticket into the movie plus some candy.
Sometimes we would walk. It was probably a mile or so. Sometimes mother would drop us off and pick us up later. It was a much safer world back then.
The gift of love is for us to give one another
Let us love one another, for love is of God, and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God, for God is love. In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.
(1 John 4:7-12)
Community invited to celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th Wednesday
You are invited come to Union City and celebrate Mary Tate Weitkamp’s 80th birthday on Wednesday night, Dec. 18. The party will be 6 p.m. at the Union City Ruritan. They request no gifts. Just bring a picture, card or a smile. Cake and punch will be served.
Christmas is less than two weeks away
Hello from Baldwin.
How is everyone’s week going? I hope everyone is having a great one. I also hope you are staying warm and safe.
Snow and cancellations allow us to slow down
Oh! What a great morning this Tuesday, Dec. 10, with a light snow falling and the sun is trying to shine. Isn’t life just wonderful!
Richmond’s Christmas parade is Friday night
Do you have most of your Christmas shopping done? If not, take a deep breath of air, make a hot cup of tea to clear your mind and schedule an upcoming day to finish your task.
Better safe than sorry with bad weather is forecast
How did you like the “snow day” on Tuesday?
Better safe than sorry, right?
According to the weather forecasters, more of the white stuff may be falling this weekend.
Ice forecast brings back memories of big storms
I am glad that this weather has been a hit or miss for us.
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