Losing our microwave a bigger deal than imagined

We got a message mid-day Monday that there would be no mail delivery today, Wednesday, due to a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Post offices will be closed.
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Elbow grease is trick for slime clean-up

Granddaughter Addi Claire, the granddaughter who loves slime, had spilled a little on the rug in her bedroom this weekend and was trying to clean it while I was there.

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Cell phone dead area causes a lot of anxiety

Back when we started using cell phones, you could be pretty sure that the only people who called (or later texted you) were people you gave your number to.

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Ball game leads to shopping in Philly

I was pretty excited when I heard Calhoun City’s road game last Friday was going to be in Union. That meant a fall shopping trip to Philadelphia, something I never get to do.

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Sweet potato festival fun

If you have a good Thanksgiving recipe– or a unique family tradition your family does for Thanksgiving, please let us know. We are always looking for cooks to share recipes and right now, some Thanksgiving recipes.
A recipe in the new issue of Mississippi magazine looked really interesting to me– sweet potatoes and peaches casserole.
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Haunted House not for Ellie

When I was a child, Halloween meant one night of trick-or-treating and one carnival at school– and at the time, it was Bruce Elementary School.

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Kerry’s Senior Night

The ball game at Calhoun City Friday night got a late start– almost 45 minutes late, waiting on the arrival on the opposing team, Leflore County.

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Creativity impressive with Bruce scarecrows

The town of Bruce has never been as decorated for fall as it is this year and it is so exciting.

 The scarecrow idea came from a suggestion at a Bruce Chamber of Commerce meeting a couple of months ago, and the first one popped up at Bruce Telephone Company, designed and constructed by Morgan Turner.
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Celia’s lizard in wreath is now loose in house

I’m not the only one who finds creatures in wreaths. My sister Celia brought her summer wreath in from the front door a couple of weeks ago to put it in a closet in the house where she stores it.

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Stomach virus makes way through all grandchildren and back again

The stomach virus hit three grandchildren this past week and then started over.

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