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Now here’s a tip!

• If you’re able to, fold and hang clothing straight from the dryer. The warmth of a cycle can set wrinkles that occur from being stuffed into a laundry basket. • “I really abhor bar soap, but my husband prefers it. After cleaning the soap dish, I smear it with petroleum jelly. I do the underside too. There’s a little […]

SPEAKING OF SOAPS

RECAPS: MARCH 30 – APRIL 3

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — The fallout from the video of Brooke and Bill kissing was enormous. Unable to keep quiet any longer, Quinn admitted she uploaded the video to Brooke’s digital photo frame. Shauna packed her bags to leave for Vegas and explained to Flo how she came to shoot the video of Bill and Brooke but did […]

Do you dare to go on your vacation?

Senior News

You budgeted all winter, building up the cash that would take you on vacation this summer. And now all your plans are in doubt. Now we have the coronavirus rampaging around the globe, with more cases popping up in more countries on a daily basis. Do you dare to still go on your vacation? To help make a decision about […]

Moments in time

• On March 30, 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William Seward signs a treaty with Russia to buy Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly 2 cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was ridiculed as “Seward’s Folly” and “Seward’s icebox.” • On March 31, 1889, the Eiffel Tower is dedicated in Paris in a ceremony presided over […]

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• A World War I homing pigeon saved 194 men by delivering a message despite losing a leg and an eye, and having been shot through the chest. • Before settling on the Seven Dwarfs we know today, Walt Disney also considered the names Chesty, Tubby, Burpy, Deafy, Hickey, Wheezy and Awful. • A study showed that customers in a […]

Now here’s a tip!

• “Having a fancy dinner where you’ll serve wine? You can pour box wine into a glass decanter. It will look and taste better because decanting aerates wine.” — O.D. in Washington • Set a timer to remember to add softener to your load of laundry, and another for when the load is done. Buzzers can’t always be heard, and […]

SOAP updates

THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL — A devious Quinn uploaded the video of Brooke and Bill’s kiss. A frantic Brooke enlisted Donna’s help in trying to delete it before Ridge could see it. Meanwhile, Katie and Bill were on their way over to Brooke’s party. Wyatt updated Flo on Sally’s prognosis. Sally attempted to keep Dr. Escobar in her place, […]

Stay put and stay out of harm’s way

Senior News

A show of hands, please: How many of us are getting nervous since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that seniors and those with medical conditions should stay at home as much as possible due to the coronavirus? (Those medical conditions include heart disease, diabetes and lung disease.) I’ve spent several days wondering whether I actually have to […]

Moments in time

• On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory in New York City burns down, killing 145 trapped workers within minutes. Only one elevator was operational, one of two exit stairways was locked from the outside and the inside fire hose was rotted and its valve rusted shut. • On March 29, 1929, President Herbert Hoover has a phone […]


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