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Last updated 1/20/2021 at 4:48pm

Cedar Mountain Community Center

The board of directors met last week to determine what activities are possible with the continuing pandemic in the coming months. We miss you and hope that you miss us, as well. If you have an event or meeting scheduled or need to schedule one, please check with Caroline Chambers regarding reservations. Her number is (828) 290-9662 or you can email [email protected]

Christine’s Corner

By Christine Pace

Are Your Dogs Muddy?

I want to mention this one service, as I didn’t even know it was here in Cedar Mountain. It is well hidden from view. And during this time of COVID-19 some folks are finding their regular dog groomers reluctant to offer their services. And so I want to introduce you to “Mud Puppy’s Dog Grooming.”

I met Kimberly, owner/ operator of Mud Puppy’s, and made an appointment for my older dog, Jack. She works out of a trailer behind the former “Outpost” and “Cedar Mountain Quick Stop.” Kimberly took on the challenge of cutting my little three-quarter Chihuahua BoBo’s nails; he is a terror when anyone gets near him with clippers. But she was up for the task; bless her. Over the past several months she has lost a few customers due to their elderly dog’s passing or the owners moving away, and she is willing to take on “just a few more,” preferably smaller dogs, that don’t need a lot of trimming, as she stays pretty booked.”

“The heavier dogs are difficult for me to lift now,” she states. But she wants to help. Mine will be regulars now – every six to eight weeks as needed.

To contact Kimberly give her a call at (828) 556-1231 or at (828) 862-3380. Please tell her you read it here.

Around The House

By Linda Young

I am taking this sad “opportunity” (caused by the pandemic) to do some more deep housecleaning. It’s amazing how much stuff I have stashed away and forgotten about. Some things I can’t even identify. I hate to think about what is in my attic. I haven’t even been up there for over a year. That’s how important that stuff is. Believe it or not, I still have my wedding dress – first worn in May 1964. My daughter modeled it when she was a teenager but didn’t use it when she got married. It remains in the box in the attic. I continue to have trouble with my printer. It and my new computer aren’t on speaking terms, so I have been unable to print anything consistently. I resorted to a borrowed computer in an attempt to print a document. I hit print and it literally took hours for the two devices to communicate and produce a printed document.

I feel fortunate to have received my first COVID-19 vaccine on Jan. 14 and am scheduled for Feb. 11 to get the second one. I pray that it is effective for everyone. Make an appointment by phone (call 828-884-4007) or at

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