Reminiscing and learning at Lake Tiak O’Khata and State of Region

Lisa McNeece

To celebrate the end of the school year, we took a girls’ trip Friday to Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville.
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Every vote counts and Paul Bullard can prove it

Lisa McNeece

Pittsboro native Paul Bullard sent us a priceless email this week relating to the “60 years ago” about his father that ran in The Journal two weeks ago.
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A heartbreaking goodbye for our old Yellow Lab Jack

Jack & Charlie

Just six days after grandson Jack was born, we said goodbye to our 11-1/2 year old Yellow Lab Jack.
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Jack Marshall arrives to the thrill of us all

Jack Marshall Bailey

Our first grandson, Jack Marshall Bailey, made his arrival last Thursday just after lunch at Baptist Memorial in Oxford. He weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and has a head full of dark hair.
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Bad storms mean dog sitting with Jack

Lisa McNeece

I was on the couch Sunday morning when the weather reports of tornado warning and severe thunderstorms started coming in over my phone and the TV.
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First grandson should be here soon

Lisa McNeece

Our new grandson will be here in 9 days if not before. It’s been a long time since we have had a baby at our house, so it will be a change and a really long time since there has been a little boy.
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Personal accomplishments and tasks too tough for me in the kitchen

Lisa McNeece

With my younger sister Deanna and kids in town, we had Easter dinner at my mother’s house Sunday. We divided the cooking, and at my house Jo Ellen made Green Bean Casserole. I made Pistachio Salad, a rice casserole, deviled eggs and tried a new pie recipe which I thought was fantastic:
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Victory against the pesky Robins this year

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This year, I won the battle with the Robins who really want to raise their families on my front porch.
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Ellie can’t get “RABBITS!” off her mind

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Five-year-old granddaughter Ellie Kathryn and I went to run some errands in town Saturday morning and one was to stop by Bruce Farm Supply to get some Osmocote to feed all these plants I have put out.

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One light, two light, three light, no light

Lisa McNeece

It’s been a long time since Bruce had more than one stop light, officially a “traffic control device.”
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