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, ,.  i  : iq " b  J i ,   "  There is the story of a preacher who God s Blessings I . . 10 " - got up. one Sunday and announced to '!My cup runneth over."  family and the eommu- had done a bang-up job of decorating the church I,,s connmnati0rY "1 hv==" nnna.n,, nity have been so good to me, So many blessings basement. There were two beautiful cakes made by'l " ?'- " ---- vv" "Y- " and baa news "The'good news is we It really started on Thursday, April 1st, when Kathie, Donna Vaughan; cookms and caramel corn from Helbn I. " . . ' Marc and their boys, Mikel and Jeff, arrived in their RV Schmidt; and an abundance of cup cakes and pizelles I have enough mon.y to pay for.ou r new from Minnesota. madby the family. " . ' rooF. The bad news is., it'.s still-out there On Saturday Ron had his 21st annual Easter egg hunt It,s a day I surely will remember: - so many friends of in your pockets." " " " . _rence's 00rner which lasted over 3 hours with 6 diffelZent events: The them of this year's Easter Egg Hunt Was got eggs? Got birthday? Since it was my birthday weekend, each of the ten hunters had to decorate a hardboiled egg relating to a phase of my 95 years,For example: one egg was deco- rated with a Hawaiian skirt, another egg was playing the piano, another egg was decorated as a clown, 'and two eggs were decorated with me in myparade convert- ible Ron even had people come here to judge this event. The top three decorated eggs are pictured in this issue of the newspaper. We went to sunrise service on my Easter birthday and the minister as he walked by my pew asked me to walk out with him to the front door as a greeter and did I ever get hugs that I like very much. On Sunday afternoon, my entire family had Easter dinner with all the trimmings at my daughter Linda and her husband Joe's house. On the next Sunday my family and some friends the past and present here on my once in a lifetime 95th birthday- I must repeat "My cup runneth over." On the Lighter Side - A farmer was teaching his wife to drive their new car so she could do some of'thc chores, She seemed to be doing fine as he sat silently and observed. " '. " The dirt road they were on was ending and when they" come to the stretch of pavement, she shovedthe gear- shift lever and the car crunched to a sudden stop. Crawling out from beneath the dashboard; the man" asked, "what in the world did you do?" "I just shifted gears," she answered. "With an auto- matictransmission" he asked. "Sure I shifted form "D" for dirt to "P" for pavement." Food for Thought - Romans 4:25 (Christ) was delivered up for our trespasses and raised for our justification. P.S. Thanks for all my birthday cards, flowers, telephone "calls, gifts, and also to everyone who came to my celebra- tion: . Lincoln wasn't a handsome man. He often joked about his own homeliness. During a debate witfi his rival Douglas, a member of the audinc.e c.alled Lin- coln "two-faced". Lincoln turned tb the crowd and Said "1 leave it to you. If had two faces, would I be wearing his bne?" Two old friends went bear hunting and ended up being chased be a bear. The one said, "1 hope we can out run that bear.'.' The other said, "1 hope I can out run you!" =.., GOT 217.519.3162 -- 105 E. Jefferson St. -- Mt. Pulaski Now is the time to have CIWS build your new Wind Turbine Electric Generator Tax Credits Available I Call John For Details l First Place Decorated Egg LEFT - Jenny (Joe's wife) Jan- nazzo Second Place Decorated Egg ABOVE - Mikel Du/nonceaux Third Place Decorated Egg RIGHT- Kathie Dumonceaux join us for our Grand Opening Sa tu rday May 8 ! Offering antiques, consignment furniture, household goods; children's clothing, new decorative accessories, unique items for guys and so much morel 108 South Washington St. - Mt. Pulaski 217-454-3347 Shop" Hours - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday