Now, I want to get this straight in the beginning, I like dogs. Always have, always will.
If the pandemic has brought about anything positive, it’s the reinforcement of the importance and value of time spent together as a family. For immediate families or families residing in the same household, it provided early on, additional time spent together as children completed school work from home and families hunkered down. People reported reading and cooking more and basically enjoying a slower paced life with their families.
The entire world saw a rare treat on Halloween, Saturday, October 31 for the first time since World War II. It is called a blue moon because it’s the second full moon of the same month. The first full moon, a Harvest Moon occured on Oct. 1. Photo/ Cyndi Barr
Sometimes when we are in the heart of a situation, situations where we are too close to view things objectively; it’s best to take a step back and try to view things from the outside. Lately, I’ve watched a little of the BBC news to see how they view America as our country deals with the commotion of an election in the midst of a pandemic. Our country, once viewed as a stable ally, has heads across the pond shaking in disbelief. England is also dealing with outbreaks of Covid and has responded by drawing up restrictions and shutting down areas of great concern much to the dismay of some of their citizens. They’ve had their share of political upheaval in the past couple years as well.
E.D. Estes and family have arrived overland from Walter Valley, Miss. and have located in Richwoods West of Corning, about six miles. Mr. Estes will farm and teach a subscription school if there is enough interest in education in the settlement. The Estes have two children Clyde C. and Ethel.