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When did I become the lady with my rear in the air? I am talking about working outside. I used to see the “older” woman out working, bent at the waist with her bum in the air, toiling away with all the blood rushing to her head. I’ll never be like that I remember saying to myself. Momma Said, “Never say never, it will come around and bite you.”I More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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If you have never caught a jar full of lightning bugs, you have not lived. I was raised a country girl and in the summer I would stay with my grandparents on the farm. On a warm summer night, the lightning bugs More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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The southern part of West Virginia was hit by massive flooding this past week. Our prayers go out to everyone in those areas and hope that things dry out quickly. We, in the Tucker County area, know what devastation More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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The birds are having fun in the feeder. The little ones come in and throw seeds everywhere. Then the bigger ones clean up everything off the ground. I now have squirrels and rabbits coming in to help with the cleanup. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Which is going to happen first, am I going to go crazy or deaf? It has been 17 years since the cicadas have been here and you forget in that time just how noisy the darn things are. It is hard to believe that something More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Gran always said the weather would change when the moon changed. We got a new moon on June 5 and I sure hope something changes with it. I feel as if I need to grow fins and gills to cope with all the rain. Momma More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
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Why can’t people just say what they mean and mean what they say? Mom never pulled her punches and neither did Gran. If they said something to you they meant every word. People today tend to live in a bubble. Look More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Memorial Day is on the horizon and I would urge everyone to remember the men and women who fought and died for our country and freedom. I appreciate everything they have done and continue to do for us. But it saddens More...