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Archive - Feb 2013

February 4th

5K is scheduled as benefit for Friendship preschoolers

February 4, 2013

The inaugural “Walk, Run and Roll” 5K to benefit special children at Friendship Community Care’s MiChild Preschool is scheduled Saturday, March 9.
Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the event and the “MiChild Mile” taking place at Hurricane Lake Estates in Benton.

Common Sense: Humor can be found everywhere

February 4, 2013

By Brent Davis

Finding humor in situations that aren’t necessarily meant to induce laughter often times will bring forth heartfelt chuckles. This is not a task easily mastered. An individual must first possess a sense of humor slightly off center.
It is a skill that can be nurtured, but is most effective when it is gifted by heredity.
I do my best to hone this skill, but it is a work in progress. There have been several instances lately where practice has resulted in at least a giggle for me.

Sense and nonsense: Would a cat by any other name be just as sweet?

February 4, 2013

By Lynda Hollenbeck

Most of the time my memory is pretty good. Both long-term and short-term — if I concentrate on whatever it is I'm trying to recall.
There are exceptions, of course. One such incident occurred recently when, for whatever reason, I was trying unsuccessfully to remember a deceased pet's name.
In my mind's eye was a vivid image of the gorgeous, smoky grey feline of enormous proportions. He had beautiful eyes and the sweetest countenance. He was affectionate and a cat whose company I enjoyed immensely.
But for the life of me, I couldn't say his name.


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