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We Are Community for the week of October 19th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  At some point in our lives we realize that we are mortal.  For a child it may be the loss of a pet or a loved family member. As an adult we are too  often reminded. Our community has

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We Are Community for the week of October 12th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  October has been very lovely thus far.  We have had many dry sunny days and the leaves are beautiful.  The farmers are making great progress in getting the crops out of the fields.  Hope you have been able to

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We Are Community for the week of October 5th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

It is the first weekend in October and since we opened Plymouth Rock Antiques in 1982, I would normally be found in Smithfield set up on the Spoon River Drive.  We have been at the ball park, down town and

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We Are Community for the week of September 28th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  A lovely fall day greeted those friends and family of Gary Webster who  gathered at the LaHarpe cemetery on Wednesday morning to say one final good bye.  So sorry for the loss.  There will be another empty chair at

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We Are Community for the week of September 21st, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  It has been a lovely week weatherwise so a lot has been accomplished outside.  If you are like me, we tend to spend as much time in nature as possible.  There are always weeds to pull, lawn to mow,

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We Are Community for the week of Sept. 14th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  My Admiral Fitzroy Storm Glass is mostly full of thready, flaky crystals.  I noticed this because it has been largely inactive for a while.  According to the flyer with the storm glass this could mean windy weather, snow and

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We Are Community for the week of September 10th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  Our sympathy to the family of Onilee Crossland who passed away on September 1st.  She was very active in the Living Faith United Methodist  Church while she lived in Bowen. Looks like the Quincy Herald Whig is making big

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We Are Community for the week of August 31st, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

If ever there was a time to be thankful for living in a small community or rural area, it is now.  Hopefully others will realize the advantages and think of moving.   We have large yards, open spaces, parks and fields

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We Are Community for the week of August 24th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  So very sorry to hear of the passing of Sara Hohe of Rockford.  She was the daughter of Mary Weinberg Hohe of Augusta.  She often visited Mary and attended church with her.  Children are supposed to outlive their parents. 

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We Are Community for the week of August 17th, 2020, by Joyce Steiner

  The Illinois Great River Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church meets in Peoria during August of each year.  There are approximately 1500 delegates and friends who attend the conference which normally runs from Thursday evening to Saturday noon. 

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