Former Pedee resident Skid Skidmore died April 26. Skid, 89, died of heart failure and dementia, peacefully and in no pain.
Last Sunday we turned the calendar page to the brand-spanking-new month of May, and what happy news for those of us who love springtime and all the goodness it brings.
The Pedee Women’s Club spent the last Wednesday wrapping up the work on the top of the next raffle quilt benefitting their soldier fund.
Oregon farmers battling slugs in their fields will soon have a new ally in Rory McDonnell, a slug and snail expert who joins Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences this summer.
It’s great to be back in MI Town again after a weeklong visit with my sisters, Sue and Barbara in Sierra Vista and Bisbee, Ariz.
Sixteen guys from the Pedee area drove to Willow Springs Guest Ranch near Paisley for a weekend of hunting rats, fun, and fellowship April 8-10.
That seasonal affliction known as Spring Fever is highly contagious and has hit MI Town like the proverbial ton of bricks.
Easter in Pedee was beautiful.
Pop some flowers in among the beans and lettuce and you’ll have two times the chance for an edible harvest.
This coming weekend, we turn the calendar to the brand spanking new month of April, and we’re looking forward to a new month of longer and sunnier days, and hopes that we can make some headway against the weeds that — given half a chance — could easily take over the garden.
Births, March 30
Easter is Sunday and Pedee Church will be having their traditional Sunrise Service, celebrating Christ’s arising, at Womer Cemetery at 6:30 that morning.
As of Monday, it’s officially springtime — and not a moment too soon.
A little more than 60 years ago, a Rogers and Hammerstein musical production opened on Broadway in New York City. “South Pacific” was based on stories from Pulitzer Prize winning writer, James Michener’s “Tales of the South Pacific,” and featured stores about U.S. Navy Seabees, French plantation owners, and the local villagers during World War II.
“Aunties” Lisa Bennett, Michelle Bennett and Michelle Mahana hosted a bridal shower for their niece Amanda Bennett at the Pedee Women’s Club on March 6.