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Momma Said

Lunch is about ready and I am starved. When it is cold outside, all I want to do is eat. I can’t afford to do that as much as I want because before too long I won’t fit through the door. Momma Said, “That would just be more of me to love.” It is the curse of women to gain weight and not be able to lose it. I try to keep all the animals fed and More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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The Winter Woods

  With snow continuing to fall and winter finally making its presence known I thought it would be appropriate to write about the winter woods this week. It’s amazing how different the landscape looks with More...

Colombus Wolford
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of a Columbus (1824-1878) and Mary Susan Flanagan (1835-1911) Wolford. Mary was the daughter of William Flanagan. Columbus was the son of John and Frances Thompson Wolford, Jr. The names would be More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Common Threads

There is nothing like a good snowstorm to demonstrate how fortunate we are to live in an area where neighbors take care of neighbors. The act of giving doesn’t always involve money and for those on the receiving More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Momma Said

All through our big snow storm I had a bird feeder out for my little feathered friends. Not one bird came in to feed. Now that the snow is gone, I can’t keep it full. I don’t know where they went during the More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Common Threads

This is the third article in our series on Foundation endowments that benefit the region. The Foundation manages eleven funds that support historic preservation; several of which provide perpetual funding for the More...

Elmer Snyder
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Turner’s Tidbits

This is a photo of Elmer Ellsworth Snyder (1867-1940). He was the third child of Captain Sampson and Elizabeth Bonner Snyder. Elmer was one of the early merchants of Davis. He was often called “the strong man More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Momma Said

Well, we made it through Winter Storm Jonas and a storm like that is hopefully a once a winter thing. I am officially done with winter. That storm dumped a complete winter’s worth of snow in one storm. What little More...