Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for July 25 |

Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for July 25


— Gerry Hinkle’s daughters have been coming in to see her on a regular basis, and Frances Wither is having daily visits from her sons and daughters-in-law.

Phyllis Burrowes is enjoying visits from family, and Bettie Pierce had a visit from her son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter Tuesday.

Family has been in to visit Don Lufkin, and Barbara McMillan’s daughter comes in every day to visit with her. Clarice Reid’s son, Chuck, also has been in visiting with her.

Marilyn Goggin went to visit with Lila, and Juanita Davis enjoyed a visit from her granddaughter this week.

Mollie Mahoney has had a visit from family every day.


We still need more prizes for our Tuesday bingo games. We don’t need so many stuffed animals, we’ve got plenty of those now, but we’re still looking for jewelry. Necklaces, pins and clip-on and pierced earrings are welcome!

Jokes of the week

Things you’ll never hear your mother say:

■ “How on earth can you see the TV sitting so far back?”

■ “Yeah, I used to skip school a lot, too.”

■ “Just leave all the lights on. It makes the house look more cheery.”

■ “Let me smell that shirt. Yeah, it’s good for another week.”

■ “Go ahead and keep that stray dog, honey. I’ll be glad to feed and walk him every day.”

■ “Well, if Timmy’s mom says it’s OK, that’s good enough for me.”

■ “The curfew is just a general time to shoot for. It’s not like I’m running a prison around here.”

■ “I don’t have a tissue with me, just use your sleeve.”

■ “Don’t bother wearing a jacket. The wind chill is bound to improve.”

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