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Wednesday Flakes Brings You To The Halfway Point Of Summer

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Congrats, we are half way through summer.

I guess your happiness with that all depends upon how you view summer. If you love summer then it’s a little depressing that it’s partially over. On the other hand, we are that much closer to football season.

On a side note, pray to the rain gods. We need moisture here in the Great Plains.

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