Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for Jan. 2 |

Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for Jan. 2


Sympathy to the family and friends of Jim Kauffman, who passed away on Christmas. Love and prayers from everybody at the Doak Walker Care Center.

Thank you

Everyone here is enjoying themselves quietly now that the holidays are over. We thank everyone who came in and did things for us during the holidays

We also want to thank everyone who has brought in jewelry for bingo.


Gerry Hinkle’s two daughters were visiting during Christmas, and Bettie Pierce spent the day out with her family.

Carol Rickman’s family has been in visiting with her, and Juanita Davis’ granddaughter and son were in visiting.

Darlene Cantrell’s grandson has been spending time with her since school’s been out.

Frances Withers’ family has been in for the holidays, and Phyllis Burrowes has enjoyed visits from her granddaughter.

Jim Novak had dinner with Lila Rider, Irene Meyers and Rosa DeVault.

Joke of the Week

If my body were a car, this is the time I would be thinking about trading it in for a newer model. I’ve got bumps and dents in my finish and my paint job is getting a little dull, but that’s not the worst of it.

My headlights are out of focus, and it’s hard to see things up close. My traction is not as graceful as it once was. I slip and slide and skid and bump into things even in the best of weather. My whitewalls are stained with varicose veins. It takes me hours to reach my maximum speed and my fuel rate burns inefficiently. But here’s the worst of it:

Every time I sneeze or cough, my radiator leaks or my exhaust backfires!

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