That they might have joy: Are you following us yet on social media?

Posted September 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

by Jacki Wood

Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.” – Mahatma Gandhi

I joined Facebook in April 2007 as a way to stay in touch with family. I recently looked back at some of my first posts and they were mainly just conversations between my sister, Amy, and me. It has changed a lot since then and I have changed how I use it, although one of the best things about it is keeping in touch with family and friends all across the country and around the world.

Then in March 2009, I joined

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Did I miss it?

    by Kay Wilson

    Maybe it was a bad year for the dung beetle, but I always put the annual field day on my calendar. It is normally in August.

    Oh, the days I would watch with great interest the maneuvers of the dung beetle. Those were the good ol’ days. They were quite prevalent in our dry lot and generally quite large. It was definitely something that this farm girl could marvel at for several minutes. Usually a fatherly shout or

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Time to cut bait

    by Kay Wilson

    I hear the bubbling creek, that is feeding the clear lake. The sun is warm but not scorching my late-August pale face. A slight tug is felt on my line. I jerk the pole to no avail. Oh well, not a problem.

    Yes, it’s past time for this gal to head out to go fishing. The summer has been packed with activities both here at the NNL and at home. But I can hear the fish a-calling my

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