Hi folks! Wow has this year been something so far!! I truly hope we can forgive and forget all the negative situations we are dealing with now and learn to be a more caring nation of responsible people.

These have been around before but are still appropriate for today’s world.

As I sat, strapped in my seat waiting during the countdown, one thought kept crossing my mind .... every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder. - John Glenn

When the white missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. They said, 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them, we had the Bible and they had the land. - Desmond Tutu

America is the only country where a significant proportion of the population believes that professional wrestling is real, but the moon landing was faked. - David Letterman

I'm not a paranoid, deranged millionaire. I'm a billionaire. - Howard Hughes

After the game, the King and the Pawn go into the same box. - Italian proverb

The only reason they say 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats. - Jean Kerr

I've been married to a communist and a fascist, and neither would take out the garbage. - Zsa Zsa Gabor

When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife. - Prince Philip

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing. - Emo Philips.

Wood burns faster when you must cut and chop it yourself. - Harrison Ford

The best cure for sea sickness, is to sit under a tree. - Spike Milligan

Lawyers believe a man is innocent until proven broke. - Robin Hall

Kill one man and you're a murderer, kill a million and you're a conqueror. - Jean Rostand.

Having more money doesn't make you happier. I have 50 million dollars but I'm just as happy as when I had 48 million. - Arnold Schwarzenegger.

We are here on earth to do good unto others. What the others are here for, I have no idea. - W. H. Auden

If life were fair Elvis would still be alive today and all the impersonators would be dead. -- Johnny Carson

I don't believe in astrology. I am a Sagittarius and we're very skeptical. - Arthur C Clarke

Hollywood must be the only place on earth where you can be fired by a man wearing a Hawaiian shirt and a baseball cap. - Steve Martin

Home cooking. Where many a man thinks his wife is. - Jimmy Durante

America is so advanced that even the chairs are electric. - Doug Hamwell

The first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone. - George Roberts

If God had intended us to fly, he would have made it easier to get to the airport. - Jonathan Winters

I have kleptomania, but when it gets bad, I take something for it. - Robert Benchley

The weather person is the only person that I know, that can be wrong 99.9 % of the time and still have a job the next day. - Johnny Carson


Birthdays being celebrated this week include June 9 – Judy Briggs, Mike Ullman, and Amy Spreng; June 10 – Chad Beachler, Cheryl Allerding, Virginia Reynolds, Karen Krichbaum and Ashley Williams; June 11 – Fannie Mott, Wayne Gray, Jessica Walton, Joe Schaefer and Ben Blubaugh; June 12 – Jackie Arnold, Gerry Kline, Dan Truax, Laine Vermilya and Jacqui Pollard; June 13 – Joe Allerding and Carol Beck; June 14 – Barb Oswalt; June 13 – Jean Rice and Charles Scott.

Many happy returns of the day!


Pray for our farmers who are still trying to get crops in the ground and make hay with the weather going up and down like a yo-yo. One day it is 90 and then it rains, gets very cool and then it starts all over again!


Wedding anniversaries being observed for this week include Dave and Diana Spreng (their 41st), June 9; Don and Diana Plant (their 56th) and Jamie and Jill Book (their 21st), June 12; Ken and Julie Longnecker (their 23rd), Joe and Jack Arnold (their 20th); June 14 – Mick and Shirley McDaniel (their 61st) and Alvin and Linda Smith (their 52nd),.

Congratulations on some very impressive number of years!


Finally - "Something very beautiful happens to people when their world has fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor." — Marianne Williamson