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Comments to: andybowman839@ gmail.com Coffeetimecolumn.com We went for our daily walk together that evening, just like always. As we passed a neighbor’s home a few houses down from us, Renie remarked, “Hey, look, they are evidently redoing the flower bed there on the right side of the house.” To which Andy grunted a disinterested, “Why?… where?” Which prompted a rolling of the eyes from said wife, who then pointed and said, “Right THERE –– can’t you tell?” Husband’s response was to look in the general direction she pointed and shrug, “Huh, didn’t notice.” Now, this has been going on for many years.
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Yard of the Month

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Yard of the Month for Iris Garden Club for August belongs to Sherry Wolfe on N. Eighth St. Pictured are garden club members Sammye Thacker, Mary Cook, Harolynn Wofford, and Rick and Holley Lowrance. Pictured with Sherre are her grandchildren: Jackson, Halle, Connor and Carsyn. The yard features beautiful landscaping and fall mums and decorations.
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I can be sitting at my desk, deeply engrossed in thinking of a serious crisis the world is facing. My mind spiraling in never ending circles, like water going down a drain. And as I contemplate the seemingly unsolvable issue that has my attention, if I am not careful, the problem can consume my morning.
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Some friends of ours tell this story from the earlier years of their marriage this way: We were living in south Texas temporarily, several hundred miles from our family and dear friends. While Doug worked long hours at a construction job there and had to be gone most of the time, Joan was trapped in a small, dark rented house.
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By Andy and Renie Bowman Comments to: andybowman839@gmail.com Coffeetimecolumn.com Do you remember the tale of the fellow who was walking down the road in front of his house one bitterly cold morning? He came across a small, half-frozen poisonous snake lying beside the pavement. Calling out in a weak voice the reptile asked for help, “Please sir, I am almost frozen to death.
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Choctaw Nation news

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Announcement has been made of the Elder Food Security program for Choctaw Nation members impacted by COVID-19. This program provides for those eligible to receive a $200 monthly grocery allowance for the month applied in and through December 2020.