Note: This column appears in the Wednesday, May 29 newspaper on Page A3.

Get well wishes to Mike Wolford, who was badly injured when he collided with a deer while riding his motorcycle. He suffered a broken arm, ankle, wrist bone, clavicle, a cut spleen, as well as bruising.

Get well wishes to Charlie McCoppin who had a hospital stay. John Fugett back in the hospital and needs prayers.

Continued prayers for Sassy Queen.

Elynda Hartwick has opened a Christian Book Store in Wellston.

I got a new great niece: Cory Denelle Crisp weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and is 20 inches long.

Congrats to great-nephew Cole Barry and step-grandson Cameron Tripp on their graduations.

We lost another Bloomfield kid, Dale Richards, Class of 1941. He was a wonderful person. He and Louise would have been married 76 years on May 25.

Don’t forget the Bloomfield School reunion is Saturday night, June 1.

Happy retirement, Lori Hafer!

I got my copy of Vivian Bevins’ new book, “The Yerkle Yerkle Rooster.” I loved it!

Did you know that the lines on a red solo cup are measurements? One-eighth; one-half; one-and-a-half; two; and filled to the brim is two-and-a-fourth!

A new scam going around. The caller calls from a loved ones phone number and says they will hurt them if you do not wire money. It is all a hoax. If you get this call, call your loved one before sending money.

Prayers for Danielle Spencer and prayers for the family of the kidney donation she received on Friday.

The little girl who had cancer in her eye has finished her treatments and is awaiting the genetic test results. Remember her in prayer. Keep other children who are ill, in your prayers.

Classmate Rhoda Walsh Robinette’s husband Paul is back in the hospital.

Tom “Moose” Gallagher has been transferred to Riverside and needs healing prayers.

I appreciate comments from readers. Last week a reader had me in tears when she told me how much Thoughts to Ponder has affected her life.

Thoughts to ponder — a woman crashed her car again today. She told the police the man she collided with was on his cell phone and drinking a can of beer. Police told her the man can do what he wants in his own home!

Another thought — it is important to love someone a little extra on their bad days.

Another thought — What do you call a group of rabbits marching backwards? A receding hare line!

It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life that matters.

Happy birthday on June 15 to Curt Wiggins, Matt Finley, Barbara Massie, Nancy Brammer, Bob Duffy, Morgan Williams, Bob Nicholson, Kelly McGhee, Pam Church, Cathy Essman, Tera Carter, Ally Ferris, Marsha Ostrander, and Susan Moore, and happy 60th anniversary to Jim and Joan Denney; on the 16th is Casey Jones, Robert Fulk, Jackie Lowe, and Courtney Fisher, and happy 42nd anniversary to Roger and Debbie Stapleton, Steve and Wanda Phipps, Ernest and Vicky Crabtree, Ethan and Shyla Michael (12) AND Sam and Barb Turck; on the 17th is nephew Alan Perry (26), Kerry Shelton, Chris Coburn, Sarah Gilliland, Brenda Holdren, Russ Denney, and Drew Ervin, and happy anniversary to Brad and Valerie Erwin; on the 18th is Karen Markham, Sue Floyd, Tom Lewis, Mitch Shumate, Margaret Haynes (92), and Beth Brown, and happy 3rd anniversary to Jorge and Grace Anito; on the 19th is nephew Aaron Allen, classmate Rob Buescher, Lester McGowan Jr., Tina Crosier, and Wanda Cross, and happy 39th anniversary to Pete and Pam Wilson; on the 20th is Petrea Brown, Roger Isreal, Paula Downey, Donna DeMent, Shirley Stover, Andy Lanhart, Shawn Kiefer, Jim Riepenhoff, Reagann Wildman is 2, and Paula Stewart, and happy 50th anniversary to Teresa and Rich Stephenson, Michelle and Jason Howell (21), Jim and Patty Reynolds (50) and Turley and Kay Cooper; on the 21st is Linda Wiley, Nancy Wickline, and Mabel Denney, and happy 13th anniversary to Janice and Steve Hughes, Jamie and Jenni Ball, Fred and Carla Mavis, Mike and Rita Miller 55th.

Thanks for being a reader. Call me with your news at 740-286-5014, e-mail, or stop by the Maytag Store at 259 E. Main St. in Jackson.

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