LUTHER NEWS: Luther Day celebration starts this weekend

The menu for the Luther site of the Lake County Meals Program for the week of July 4, 2011 is as follows;

July 4 - Closed - Independence Day

July 5 - Country fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy. bread, green beans, fresh orange

July 6 - Chicken patty on a bun, twister fries, broccoli, apple sauce

July 7 - Goulash, peas and carrots, tossed salad, wheat bread, melon

July 8 - Fishwich on a bun, potato salad, baked beans, banana.

This coming weekend is the Luther Day celebration and there are many activities scheduled. I don’t have a schedule here, but they are available at all the downtown merchants. Be sure to pick one up. I can tell you that the parade starts Saurday, July 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the elementary school. I know that senior citizens will be serving pie and coffee after the parade.

Fireworks are scheduled for Sunday night at dusk.  There will be a book sale at the library on Friday and Saturday.

Pray for good weather!

Two weeks ago I fell down the stairs and injured my foot. Now it is infected and hurts like heck!  However, it is healing and I am sure it is fine. Just call me Grace!

An Old Farmer’s Advice - Words of Wisdom

Your fences need to be horse-high, pig tight and full strong.

Keep skunks and bankers and lawyers at a distance.

Life is simpler when you plow around the stump.

A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deer tractor.

Words that soak into your ears are whispered, not yelled.

Meanness don’t jes’ happen overnight.

Forgive your enemies. It messes up their heads.

Do not corner something that you know is meaner than you.

It don’t take a very big person to carry a grudge.

You cannot unsay a cruel word.

Every path has a few puddles.

When you wallow with pigs, expect to get dirty.

The best sermons are lived, not preached.

Most of the stuff people worry about ain’t never gonna happen anyway.

Don’t judge folks by their relatives.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second time.

Don’t interfere with somethin’ that ain’t botherin’ you none.

Timing has a lot to do with the outcome of a rain dance.

If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.

Sometimes you get, sometimes you get got.

The biggest troublemaker you’ll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin’.

Always drink upstream from the herd.

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.

Lettin’ the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier than puttin’ it back in.

If you get to thinkin’ you’re a person of some influence, try orderin’ somebody else’s dog around.

And lastly, live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

Have a good week.