|By Ann Richards|
Last Saturday morning snow was falling. Sometime during the night,
turned to snow. I made coffee and without turning up the heat, sat
the sofa with my brew, draped a blanket over my lap and watched the
falling. A strong wind caught the pine thicket outside and hurled a
of white down from the tops of the trees. For a little while the white
quietness outside the window gave me a great sense of peace not to be
in this otherwise busy world. This was one of the moments I would
pass on as an heirloom to my offspring.
Things have been rather quiet around
Nobe. The weather has kept people inside. Several people have been
from colds and flu. Down, down with colds and flu. We can live better
There have been a few hardy guys out on four wheelers. Years ago,
were in. Now four wheelers have replaced them as winter sport.
Macy Jones was
visiting Courtney Conrad recently. Debbie Ramsey, Teresa Perkins and
Josh and Caleb of Grantsville were over to visit Alice and Bronson
during the Christmas holidays. Josh, Caleb and Bronson had a good game
Josh and Caleb returned one day later along with Delmar
White PIne. They spent the evening practicing their pool skills in
preparation for upcoming tournaments.
The Perkins brothers competed in a pool
tournament at Fresh Fire Ministries Youth Game Room in South
came out the winners. Congratulations, Guys!
Nina Whipkey was ill
but seems to have recovered and is home now.
Some of the ladies in
neighborhood have been attending crochet class at the Senior Citizens
Complex in Grantsville.
Roger Weaver has been checking in on his
Jennings and Ova Bragg, sisters. He ate lunch with Mae one day. He
over to Coolville, Ohio during the holidays and paid a visit to Clem
Mary Weaver is planning to attend some music classes. Her piano
have more to learn once she is finished sharpening her skills.
Bill Barr is
teaching the Adult Sunday School class at Chapel Baptist Church.
Chapel are planning to attend a seminar at Parchment Valley on
Bronson and Alice Hickman, Terry and Tim Hickman and son Josh, Frankie
and other family members got together for a family day recently in
Grantsville. They enjoyed a pool game. Phillip Hickman of Summersville
saying that he would have to go home and take a whole bottle of
the intense game against Frankie. We aren't sure who won.
The Chapel Baptist
monthly mission meeting was on Tuesday, January 16 at Nina Whipkey's
day I tried to drive my car up the Klipstine Hill. O! how I wanted to
down once I got stuck a third of the way to the top. There was solid
the road. A braver soul would have driven backwards down to the
not me. After inching a few feet down the hill, I could see the ditch
destination. With shaking legs and pounding heart, I pulled the brake,
and walked the rest of the way home. Ice is no fun to walk on either.
got my workout for the day. My good neighbor, Brian Jones and my son
went after the stranded car and of course, without incident, returned
me. I was glad to stay home and keep warm.
There will, hopefully, be more news
next time. Until then, Shalom.