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The two women and one man stood just outside the entrance, oblivious to the rest of us. They were engrossed in conversation on current politics. And they kept getting louder and louder.

I soon found myself alone, still trying to hear what was being presented as a typical day while Gerald Ford was in the Oval Office of the White House. Everyone else had given up. The conversation raging between

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The Poosey Digest: Questions Abroad

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

“So. . .George Bush. Is he an evil man?”

PooseyDigest_WPThat’s the first question the young Russian student asked me when we sat down for coffee one night in a Moscow coffee house. He was referring to George the First and the poor kid had been fed such a line of propaganda that he was truly afraid that the elder Bush was going to

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Memorials

by Pastor Steve Ellison

We recently celebrated Memorial Day. We rightly remembered those who gave everything they had to give. We gave honor where honor was due. We saluted men and women who gave their very lives in defense of our cherished freedoms. We maintained and decorated graves of war heroes and others all across this great country of ours. There are other great things that we ought to remember.

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Little Girl Learning

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetings from Poosey.

It was one of the freakiest things that ever happened in our neck of the woods and only many years later were we able to piece the catastrophe together. I’m still not sure I have the whole story, but here it is as best I can relate it:

PooseyDigest_WPHer name was Emily, a cute little rascal with a bright smile that even in

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Packin’ a Roll of Quarters

I don’t go to the mall much. It hasn’t always been this way.

I grew up as a tag-along to a mother whose Holy Grail was in quest of the best bargain. At first I thought whatever my hometown could offer was the outer limits of her search. But life’s perceptions certainly changed with the development of shopping malls.

Dw.cdrMy boyhood hometown transformed from farming community to bedroom community right

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Good Thinking: Keep My Memory Green

by Dr. Don Kuehle

Charles Dickens, in his story “The Haunted House,” tells about a chemist who was tormented by unhappy memories. One evening as he is seated by the fireplace, a spirit appears and offers to solve his problem — for a price, of course. The chemist is so terrified and tormented that he accepts the spirit’s offer.

The spirit’s solution it to remove the chemist’s power to remember.

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Is the Grass Greener?

Originally, the proverb said, “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” The observation likely stems from watching cattle stretch across the fence to nibble a blade of grass while standing in a lush green pasture. Today, the axiom is often shortened simply to, “The grass is always greener…” and can refer to any assumed better opportunity somewhere else.

ShepherdCalls_WPWhat brought this adage to mind was

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Greetings to the Graduates

by Freida Marie Crump

Dear Graduate,

Greetings from Poosey.

PooseyDigest_WPAs you sit in your gown anxiously waiting for the graduation ceremony to creep to its long, hot conclusion, you might be puzzled by some of the phrases that’ll no doubt hear spouted on the last evening of your high school or college career. Maybe I can help translate a few of these clichés for you. Just hide a copy of

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‘Captain Shipers’ Sounds So Good

One of the great pleasures in spending years and years living in the same place is in sharing the joys and sorrows of those around you. This is one of those times. Folks throughout Gallatin stand proud as one of our own, Scott Shipers, advances into an even greater leadership role within the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Promotions like this just don’t happen very often. They are earned.

Dw.cdrPerhaps you’re

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