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Thursday Aug. 28
Dear Abby: I am sick to death of hearing about people who have too many kids and the hardship it imposes. Common sense for the women is to use birth control, but why don’t men step up to the plate and have a vasectomy? I had one years ago and it has worked well for me.
Dear Abby: My mother-in-law is 80 and in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. She lives alone an hour and a half from us. She also has a professional who takes care of her once a week. My husband, “Fred,” goes to help and entertain her every weekend, and I sometimes accompany him. She has enough money to stay in an assisted living facility, but Fred wants to build a mother-in-law apartment for her on our property.
The Rev. Kevin Vogts, pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church, Paola: Why is this the only two-stage miracle of Jesus recorded in the Gospels? We get a clue from Jesus first leading the man outside the village.
Dear Abby: Five years ago, my husband got drunk and physically attacked me in front of his family. It was horrible. I was in shock, and our relationship never recovered.
Wednesday Aug. 27
ABERDEEN AMERICAN LEGION, 112 W. 1st St., bingo Sundays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m.
Dear Abby: I was engaged several years ago, but the engagement didn’t last. We broke up and I gave him back his ring. We remain close friends, however, and hang out at least once a week.
Dear Abby: My teenaged daughter will be giving birth soon, and she has decided to place her baby for adoption. I have told her that whatever she decides, I will support her decision.
Knuckle-cracking habit brings calm and craziness to family
Mayor of Westport Michael Bruce likes to live by the words: “Do what you want to do and do it well.”
75 years ago
I often hear people say that the crime in today’s Aberdeen is worse than ever. I went back and took a look at some old newspapers and found that things weren’t all that much better or worse in the past than they are now. Here are some of the more interesting articles from way back.
Today &Tonight Aug. 23