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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 26, 2020

  My chasing doctors is beginning to slow down. Although I have some kind of eye procedure coming up. I had my cataracts removed some time ago and have been blind as a bat ever since. Now, I’m going to be lasered, whatever that means. I know it sounds dreadful. I might take a driver with me this...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 19, 2020

  My health issues and doctor visits are not getting any better. I still spend half my time visiting doctors or chasing down medicine. You know you are buying too many meds when the pharmacy people know your name and birthday without even asking. I have always said I can handle seeing a doctor as long as I can...
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Serving U.S.: Ed Hoksbergen, U.S. Army Aidman

Photo: Ed Hoksbergen served in the U.S. Army from February 1954 through January 1956. At age 20, Edward (Ed) Hoksbergen was engaged to be married and had hopes of getting started with farming on his own. However, those plans for his life got put on hold for two years as Hoksbergen instead dedicated himself to serving...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 12, 2020

Well, our late summer is over. I think Monday was the last nice day we will have until next May. As for me, I am still spending time going to the doctor. I just got back from having a COVID-19 test. A gal at the hospital took me to the testing station. She got out a long...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 5, 2020

I seem to be spending a lot of time seeing doctors. My last trip was to an eye doctor. I’m blind as a bat. I bought a pair of $300 glasses about a year ago and ran over them two weeks later. So I have had terrible vision since then. I thought a trip back to the...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers’ daughters, Oct. 29, 2020

                (Editor’s note: By guest columnists, DeeZee’s daughters, arrived only 55 minutes past deadline :-) )

                Over the years, our dear Father has regaled this fine community with a variety of tales. You’ve heard about Darrell the Truck Driver. Darrell the Racer.  Darrell the Family Man. Darrell the Jokester. One “Darrell” you have yet to...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Oct. 22, 2020

    (Note: The lovely Zegers daughters slept in and did not get a rebuttal to last week’s column ready for print this week. Hopefully, ready for print next week!) Life is not quite like it used to be for me. Most of my time now is spent in three ways. I’m either trying to wake up or...
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