Lila Rider: Oak Creek/Phippsburg news for Nov. 14
Oak Creek — Sympathy goes to family and friends of Anna Forbes, who worked at the Doak Walker Care Center. They had a memorial for her Wednesday. Love and sympathy from all the Doak residents.
Welcome to the new members, and good luck to the ones about to go home.
Frances Wither’s sons and daughter have been in visiting with her this past week, and Carol Rickman has been having company. Jim and Marilyn Goggin were down to visit Tuesday and were expected to come back Wednesday.
The children from Strawberry Park Elementary School came Wednesday for their weekly art project with us.
Don Lufkin had visitors this week, and Rosa DeVault enjoyed company from family and friends. Irene Meyers came in to see Lila Rider and Rosa one evening.
Elanore McNamara’s son comes in about every other day.
Bettie Pierce went out for breakfast with daughter-in-law and enjoyed her time with her.
Jim Novak and his wife came back from their visit to Seattle. They said they had a good time but they’re glad to be home.
Juanita Davis has been having company from her sons and other family members have been in visiting with her, and Darlene Cantrell had her daughter and other family members visiting.
We still could use more jewelry for our bingo games, and we thank the ladies who come in to help us play every week.
Joke of the week
Three friends married women from three states.
The first man married a woman from Wisconsin. He told her she was to do the dishes and house cleaning. It took a couple of days, but on the third day, he came home to see a clean house and dishes washed and put away.
The second man married a woman from Minnesota. He gave his wife orders that she was to do all the cleaning, dishes and cooking. The first day he didn’t see any results, but the next day he saw it was better. By the third day, he saw his house was clean, the dishes were done and there was a huge dinner on the table.
The third man married a girl from Colorado. He ordered her to keep the house cleaned, dishes washed, lawn mowed, laundry washed and delicious food on the table. He said the first day he didn’t see anything, the second day he didn’t see anything, but by the third day, some of the swelling had gone down and he could see a little out of his left eye and his arm was healed enough he could fix himself a sandwich and load the dishwasher. However, he still has some difficulty when he pees.
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