Category Archives: Feature

The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Dec. 9, 2021

  I’ve had several dogs in my life, most of them were extremely stupid. One was very smart. I will start with the stupid dogs. There is one living with me now that does not even belong to me. He belongs to my daughter. This dog has to be put outside twice in the middle of every...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Dec. 2, 2021

  I recently wrote about being so old I get lost all the time. I happen to remember more and more stories about being lost. My wife and I were invited to a large wedding in northwest Iowa. As I was driving that way, I noticed several families’ cars following me. They must have thought that I, being...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 25, 2021

I have probably been lost in cars and trucks and in buildings more than any man or woman I know. I’ve been in huge hospitals and other large buildings and could not find my way out. I’ve walked around in big hospitals at times and spent 20 or 30 minutes trying to get out. When I did...
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A treasure of local historic items discovered at Killduff Post Office

The Killduff Post Office has been given new life – full of historic memorabilia – since Cindy Claussen started work in May.   “It’s like a time capsule.” That’s how Killduff postal worker Cindy Claussen described the old vault she recently cleaned out at the Killduff Post Office. The vault contained many interesting pieces of local history, which...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, November 18, 2021

Nothing much exciting seems to be happening to me anymore. I must be too dang old. Automobiles and trucks started my way to disaster. I started making short trips in cars to pick up parts and wash cars for my dad in his sales and repair business. Whenever I could get out of dad’s sight, I would do...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 11, 2021

It seems like I’ve been surrounded by female drivers. It is a whole different experience. First, they like to set the emergency brake. The cars all have automatic transmissions. They all have PARK. If they would put the gear shift in PARK, a Clydesdale could not budge it. And the mirrors are never in the right spot. They...
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The DeeZee Spirit by Darrell Zegers, Nov. 4, 2021

Not much excitement the last while, except for going to doctors. That seems to be over for now. I have somehow received several different pills for reasons I’m not even sure of. They keep coming month after month. I’m not sure if they help keep me alive, but every morning, my eyes open, and I’m off...
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