Belated happy 100th birthday to Pete Cosby. I was happy to see that Anita McManus sent his picture to the Today Show and he was featured on the Smuckers jar!
Belated happy 93rd birthday to Eileen Mapes!
While on vacation in Yuma, Arizona, Hugh and Debbie Livesay had dinner with Ted and Sally Penix. Small world.
I found a video that Ohio Vibe made of the folks at Michael’s Ice Cream. It was on Facebook and very interesting.
My accountant told me it might be two more weeks before income tax refunds are available. Shop local with your refund, or at least check prices before taking your money out of town.
Brenda Webb had three successful surgeries at Cleveland Clinic. Remember her in your prayers.
Sally McNamara had successful hip surgery.
Tara Carter had surgery. Mike Costilow had surgery. Remember them all in prayer.
Bricie Jayjohn is facing another surgery this week. Remember him in your prayers.
Patty Wolford spent her birthday at Four Winds for rehab. Send her a card to Room D at 215 Seth Ave. in Jackson.
Bethany Largent had an accident at work and cut off her finger. Prayers for her.
Troy Rawlins has been put on the heart transplant list. Remember him in prayer.
Classmate Larry Gray lost his wife Carolyn, and classmate Rhoda Walsh Robinette lost her husband Paul. I am not sure if he was 1965 or 1966 class.
Kids today don’t want to learn a trade. We are already experiencing a lack of appliance repair techs. I read on Facebook within four years, there will be a shortage of 400,000 welders.
Sign at Jackson Wendy’s says breakfast coming soon.
Congrats to former neighbors, Howard and Kendra Stoneking, on the birth of Harper Grace on January 24. She weighed six pounds and fifteen ounces and is twenty and a half inches long.
I got a dog for my husband-even trade!
Thoughts to ponder — Lord, calm my heart and take away my anxiety.
Tip — Carry a fork with you. If someone tries to rob you, pull the fork out and say, “Lord, I thank you for this meal I am about to receive”, and charge them with the fork!
Another thought — The road I have traveled on hasn’t been easy, but I am still here. The only reason I am still here is because God was walking the road with me every step of the way.
Happy birthday on Feb. 14 to Suzy Phipps, Kim Parana, Susan Ross, Dale Freeland, Tracy Travis, Mason Lee Casto, Bob Lawson, Zane Garthee, and Karen Smith, and happy anniversary to Rick and Glenna Oliver (36), John and Teresa Gillespie, Kevin and Stephanie Casto, and Dan and Gidget Bowling (28); on Feb. 15 is Jamie Ball, Mopp Molihan, Kristy Wallen, Danny Foster, Dan Moore, Carolyn Delong, Micah Jewell Carter, classmates Mike Alexander and Terry Donahoe; on Feb. 16 is Stella Jean Rouse, Mabel Lancaster. Marcie Kessler, Bill Partlow, and Keith Wyatt, and happy anniversary to James and Sherry Betschel; on Feb. 17 is Connie Walker, Janet Stockmeister, Isaac Williams, Sara Eisnaugle Kevin Casto, Emily Green, Micah Perry, Sarah Jones, and Mark Fout, and happy anniversary to Irv and Peg Massie and to John and Peg Frisby; on Feb. 18 is Janet Miller, nephew Jack Farley, Jason Lowe, Cassandra Coyan, Butch Parks, Kyle Gurney, Susan Morgan, classmate Linda Brown Nickell, Vinny Powell, Maggie Riley, and great grandson Talin Caldwell; on Feb. 19 is Carrie Strawser, Rod Tomblin, Joine Landrum, Chad Eisnaugle, and Doris Tilley; on Feb. 20 is Shannon Cantrell, Kim Riegel, Robert Ervin, Jerry Wiley and Joy Hamilton.
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