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Healthy Living: Despite coronavirus and social distancing, spring fun continues

From 2017: Hundreds of children flocked to Canaan Baptist Church in Oakville on Saturday for the church’s annual Egg Drop, as thousands of Easter eggs were dropped from a helicopter for children to collect. Besides eggs, the event featured games, bounce houses and food trucks. Above, Jenna Brinkman collects her eggs. Photo by Bill Milligan.

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

April 17, 2020

Many of us have fond Easter memories. Dressing up. A lovely church service. Dinner with family. Our children remember Easter egg hunts in the spring. There were two. A week or two before Easter our subdivision social committee had one on the subdivision common ground for the children. On Easter Sunday...

Serve as a delegate and choose our next president

Serve as a delegate and choose our next president

March 6, 2020

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson It’s hard to believe this far into the presidential race, but the beginning of the presidential election year in Missouri starts March 10 with the Missouri presidential primary. Over the next few months the political parties will be selecting delegates to attend their re...

Love can be eternal, but comes without guarantee

Love can be eternal, but comes without guarantee

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

February 13, 2020

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson In our home file cabinet, there is a drawer that contains warranties and guarantees for kitchen appliances, the clothes washer and dryer, the wrist watch given to me by my wife, and for many other objects the family has accumulated over the years. I am sure each reader ...

A new year is a chance to reach your goals, dreams

A new year is a chance to reach your goals, dreams

January 9, 2020

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson A New Year! Where did 2019 go? On New Year’s Day I celebrated my 83rd birthday. Eighty-three is an age I did not envision as a young man. Middle age is long behind me. I practiced law for 30 years and then spent eight years in the Missouri House of Representative...

Looking back is a key part of looking ahead to the future

Looking back is a key part of looking ahead to the future

December 19, 2019

Healthy Living By Carl Hendrickson The last month of the year is the perfect time to look back. Look back? Never, you may say. We are conditioned by society not to look back at the past. We are not going that way, so why let the past ruin the future? I disagree. I find that looking back over m...

‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

October 31, 2019

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  Healthy living! What does it mean? To many the first thing to come to mind is caring for the body. Eating nourishing foods, getting exercise, limiting alcohol intake, periodic doctor visits. My wife, a nurse, makes sure that I eat healthy and limit my intake of ...

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