The weather man was right on target again with his predication of rain, as it was a wet and dreary day Sunday and more rain Monday. At least it hasn’t been freezing cold, just comfortable... Some of the fruit trees are in full bloom already and just hope they make it without a killing frost.
It is that time again to reset your clocks on March 14, spring forward. Just about the time you get used to the time change it is time to start all over again.
St. Patrick’s Day will be next week on the 17th, and just in case you need a quick and easy green pie here is a recipe for one:
1 package (.3 ounce) sugar-free lime gelatin, 1/4 cup boiling water, 2 cartons (6 ounces each) key lime yogurt, 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed, 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust (8 inches), Directions - In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Whisk in yogurt. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into crust. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until set. Yield: 8 servings. Super easy.
Made a whopper of mistake in last weeks news about Jane Clark. She will have the surgery, but not on the date that was reported. She will undergo the surgery on March 29.
Charlene Brister called to report that the Cherokee Junior and Senior prom was held at the Leaning Bluff Lodge at the Barefoot fishing camp March 6. There were 75 teachers, parents and students in attendance. Wayne Gatliff provided the music for the event. Jackie Brister and crew cooked the steaks and everyone had a great time. She reported that the lodge is all booked up for March and April, but had openings from May until the end of October. No bookings will be taken in November and December. It is a great place for family reunions, wedding receptions and marriages to be held. The scenery is outstanding.
Bill and Jo Price were in Midland last week to attend the luncheon for the Arco retirees. They enjoyed the trip even though there was wind, which is nearly always the case, but Midland had enough rain there that the dust was no problem.
Jolene Lively is improving with every passing day and it shouldn’t be too long before she will be able to return home. The Porter family is still in need of prayers.
Rufus Cobern reported that his grandson, Chase Cobern who is attending Oxford, is having a really nice time. They have studies 9 days and then are off 6 days. He is studying International Studies. He has traveled to France, Sweden and Switzerland and will be going to Spain and Morocco this week. He has been sending pictures back to Rufus on Face Book.
Jeffery, Tanya and Ashley Chalfant of Cedar Park and Kerry Marley of Katy were in over the weekend visiting Rufus and Tommye Cobern and helping to burn brush that had been piling up. With all the rain it was a good time to burn.
Mebbie Eckhoff reported that the grandsons Ethan and Ory showed the grand champion Colombian ram and the reserve champion Columbian ewe at Houston this past week. Mebbie won the reserve champion Rambouillet. The Eckhoff family was really happy about their win.
Donnie and Rachael Eckhoff and a friend from Cedar Park was out over the weekend visiting his grandmother Jolene Lively in Lampasas.
Happy birthday goes out to Mary Jane Dennis who will celebrate a birthday March 12, to Jordan Messer who will celebrate a birthday March 13, to Jo Price and Shelly Rose Freeland who will celebrate a birthday March 14, to Laura Beth Hicks who will celebrate a birthday March 17 and to Calvin Henniger who will celebrate a birthday March 18.
Congratulations go out to Boyd and Melissa Clark who will celebrate an anniversary March 24.