Now here’s a tip!

• “Technology is going to be a significant part of our back to school strategy. So, this year, we made sure we have extra chargers and headphones, plus set up a charging station for all school items. We are doing everything we can to be prepared!” —M.K. in Louisiana • Double crust pies should be cooked on the bottom rack. […]



THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — Steffy confided to her doctor that she’s in agonizing pain. Flo told an anxious Sally that Wyatt would decide her fate. Steffy regained consciousness only to realize how severely she’s been injured. Sally passed out after unveiling her true intentions and feelings to Wyatt. Thomas returned home learning Steffy had been in a terrible […]

Getting up off the floor

Senior News

With aging, we lose muscle. With all the staying home we’re doing now, we’re losing more muscle. We have to fight against that. One serious result of losing muscle at our age is the simple task of getting up off the floor. It can happen to anybody our age: You look for something at the back of the bottom shelf […]

Moments in time

• On Aug. 7, 1782, Gen. George Washington, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, creates the “Badge for Military Merit,” a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk. The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the U.S. armed forces who have been killed or wounded in action against an enemy. • On Aug. 6, 1928, Andy Warhol, […]

Bible trivia

1. Is the book of Romans in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Acts 8, who tried to buy the Holy Spirit after he saw people receiving it from the apostles? Stephen, Timothy, Caiaphas, Simon 3. With whom did Lot escape the city of Sodom before it rained down brimstone and fire? Wife, Son, Two daughters, Three […]


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Your car doesn’t have a favorite gas station

Car Talk

Dear Car Talk: Back in the ‘70s, we were often told it was best for a car’s engine to always use the same brand of gas. Some sources even said to always use the same gas station or even the same pump. Have engines evolved now to the point where this doesn’t matter anymore? It would be nice to no […]

Strange BUT TRUE

• Sociologists have discovered an interesting correlation between economic health and women’s clothing: The worse the economy, the longer women’s skirts become, while the better the economy, the shorter they rise. • Coca-Cola owns all website URLs that can be read as ahh, up to 62 h’s. • The world’s shortest escalator is the one in the basement of the […]

Checking your trivia knowledge

1. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Hungary? 2. MOVIES: What is the name of the necklace given to Rose in the movie “Titanic”? 3. TELEVISION: Which TV comedy led to a spin-off series called “The Andy Griffith Show”? 4. HISTORY: The Motion Picture Association of America established modern movie ratings in which year? 5. ADVERTISING: What is the name […]

Now here’s a tip!

• Here’s a great tip when making creme brulee: Make sure you use a wide, shallow dish. The size is important, because if it’s too deep, the center won’t set, and if it’s too small you won’t get that great cracking top! • “Have long nails? Stuff a piece of a cotton ball in the fingertip of your gloves to […]

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