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The Winter Woods

With snow piled up over the knees through the end of February I thought it would be appropriate to write about the winter woods this week. It’s amazing how different the landscape looks with a covering of snow. The snowflakes glisten as they slowly fall to the ground and there’s a stillness that fills the air. Sometimes it seems as if time stops More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Momma Said for March 3, 2015

February is usually my worst month of the year, but this past month has flown by. It seems just yesterday we were celebrating New Year’s and now it will soon be the Ides of March. Momma Said, “I just hope we More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Momma Said for February 24, 2015

In last week’s edition, I quoted Momma as saying, “You get so busy, you throw the baby out with the bathwater.” Well I must have really been busy because in the Feb. 11 edition, I posted a recipe for Banana More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Flushing Grouse

I have to say I’ve been enjoying the weather this winter with the few nice days we’ve had before the snow and cold decided to return. Sure its winter and you expect snow and cold but it’s nice to have a day More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Momma Said for February 18, 2015

Is it just me or does everyone have too many things to do at the same time anymore? I will start one job and end up doing three or four by the time I get done. Mom used to say, “You get so busy, you throw the More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Raccoons

With late season hunting opportunities still in season, I decided that this week I’d talk about the raccoon. This masked critter has a reputation of raiding garbage cans and farmers’ gardens. They were an important More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Momma Said for February 10, 2015

Many have questioned me about speaking of Groundhog Day last week. I know there is more than one groundhog predictor out there. Punxsutawney Phil did see his shadow so that signals six more weeks of bad weather. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Women Spies in Civil War

Tucker Woman Recalls Part Women Spies Played in Civil War.  This is the first of a three part installment that relays some important Tucker County History. This information was relayed in 1935 by Sarah L. Day, More...