Saturday, September 29, 2007

The Quandary

It is a quandary. I have some pink morning glory vines growing in the front flower bed next to the garage windows. They are volunteers from some deliberate sows from last year and they are back. They seem to have overtaken the Japanese privets already in the bed which is where I find myself in the quandary. Do I cut them back or just let them be for a while longer? Their pretty pink blooms bring a smile to my face every time I walk by. I guess that answers my question then, doesn't it? I don't suppose it's going to hurt the privets to have the piggyback plants growing over them for a bit longer and up the wall, I might add. It is very English cottage looking, and I do so love the English garden look. Ah, maybe I should go on out and take some pictures while I'm at it. Yep, the pink morning glory vines will grow for a while longer. Now, if every decision were that easy to make.

Friday, September 07, 2007

My friend George - we'll miss him

George F. Binderim (January 3, 1923 - September 6, 2007)

George F. Binderim, age 84, of Cabot lost his battle with cancer but won the war against Satan on Thursday, September 6, 2007. He was born January 3, 1923 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to the late George and Miriam Matthews Binderim. George was a member of Cabot Church of Christ. His passion was helping the needy. In 1989, his dream was realized when he established “Friends House” at his church where five days week a hot meal is provided. Mr. Binderim was awarded the 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Cabot Chamber of Commerce and on January 30, 2005 the Mayor signed a proclamation making that day “Binderim Day”. In June 2005, KARK awarded him a Community Service award and a year later a Certificate of Recognition. In February 2007 he was recognized by Legislative Proclamation presented by Representative Susan Shulte and recognized for Random Acts of Kindness by Mayor Eddie Joe Williams. In April of this year Mr. Binderim was given a certificate of appreciation for all his work by the Cabot Church of Christ.

George is survived by his wife Marian Binderim; three children, Yvonne Hill and her husband James of Carlisle, Kay Jensen and her husband Al of Jacksonville, and Karl Binderim of Jacksonville; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2007 at the chapel of Cabot Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Arkansas State Veterans’ Cemetery in North Little Rock. Visitation will be 2:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Neal Wyatt, Arkansas Hospice and the nurses and staff on 2 East at Rebsamen Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends House at Cabot Church of Christ. Arrangements are by Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home (501)843-5816.

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