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Hello All,

It was sure nice to see that sun shining and warmer weather. My sister Marilyn and I went to the Frye Mountain Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, and checked it out. I came home and had a tick crawling on me. The ticks have been bad. Now of course, I feel like something is still crawling on me. That is an awful feeling. Ugh! I imagine it happens to many others too, not just me.

My flowers are blooming, but look pretty pathetic from what they used to look like. Lilacs still blooming here. Snowball bushes are loaded with white blooms. Reminds me of my Mom. She loved her flowers. Nana Doughty loved flowers, I gave her some years ago, but cannot remember what it was now. They both loved dahlias. Signs of summer with all the flowers and flowering bushes blooming out. Now about those darn bugs, if we didn't have them. For real.

Reminder

Burial for my nephew, Dwayne Drrew Jr. "Dino" on Sunday, June 23, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery, Hill Road in Clinton. Burying him on his father's birthday.

Strawberry Festival

At Freedom Grange Hall on Saturday, June 29, 4:30-6 p.m. Turkey pot pie and all the fixins. Strawberries and biscuits, too. There will be berries for sale. Come support the Grange. It is always delicious.

Unity Raceway

Presenting “Back In Black,” welcome to Waldo County. On Saturday, June 29, 7:30-11 p.m. AC/DC Tribute Band hosted by Rob Dunbar Productions. Tickets at http://rhdunar30.wixsite.com/rdproductions. $20 till 28th, then $25 day of event. Free camping option.

Unity Barn Raisers

Free Naloxone training and pot luck with Unity Community Support Group and Waldo County Recovery Committee. Wednesday, June 19, 6 p.m. at the Community Center. All welcome. Learn to reverse an opioid overdose with naloxone.

RSU 3 summer meals

Barbecue and Carnival Kick-Off event for summer meals free for any child 18 and younger. Monday, June 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Morse Memorial School. Call Vicki at 568-3782 if you can help, as volunteers are needed. Starting June 25th, but serving on Monday through Friday at Mount View Elementary, 10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for meals served. Morse Memorial, 12-12:20 p.m. Serving at other places as well; call to inquire about time and location.

Sympathy

Our sympathy to the family of Bob Ferriera who has passed away. Thinking of Carol, Lori, Tim and families.

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there.

Until next week,

Take care out and about. Beware out fishing and swimming. Use caution. I am afraid of the water so I must have overreacted, my poor kids. I used to watch all the littles at the lake, unbeknown to them. And I cannot swim. But had to keep an eye out.

Have fun, kids, as school is out for most of you, and be safe. Enjoy this great weather, even though we get those rain showers.

Today Hartley Curtis was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery and I will miss him. He certainly loved to tell us stories of his Frye Mountain homestead, and his days going there ever since then. We all thoroughly enjoyed his tales. Goodbye, Hartley! Never forget.