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Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
This is a great bread that has multiple uses. You can toast it; you can use it to sop up the last little bit of that beef stew you just made; and you can even use it as a shovel to load up the first bites of that big pot of pinto beans.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, July 29th, for its regular weekly meeting. There were 36 members and four visitors in attendance. "#2 Boss Lion" Joel Kuykendal was responsible for the program and Dave Benefield & Friends entertained us again with their special bluegrass music. This week, we had Jerry Carlman on guitar, Chad Barnett on his cigar-box banjo, Daryl Watson was playing his fiddle, and our very own District Governor, John Gammill, was playing the stand-up bass.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
"I have a hard time between deciphering the fine line between boredom and hunger.” FINE LINES! Personally, I believe all FINE LINES and FINE PRINT should be abolished! It seems rather, deceptive to put something in fine print. We’ve been told to, “Always read the fine print.” First of all, if it’s important should it not be in BOLD PRINT?
, CEA-FCS
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
I’ve had a few calls lately about canning so I know some of you lucky people are having bountiful harvests. I came across a great little online how-to about canning basics, very similar to a program I’ve presented to local garden clubs in both Mason and Menard. I often get questions about how long you can keep those home canned foods, so I thought I’d include that information as well.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
It seems as though there is always some utility or construction work going on around town, and in the City office we often get questions about just what is happening. For the past several months, Hill Country Telephone has had a contractor working throughout town to install new fiber optic cables so that every resident and business in Mason can, if they wish, have fast and dependable internet access.
, (bits_of_art@hughes.net)
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
Sincerely pray for Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol RN as they are being treated for infection with the Ebola Virus. Pray that a vaccine will soon be available to treat this virus. The Art UMW will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12th in the Fellowship Hall. Joyce Mutschink will give the program and Kathy Jordan will be the hostess. Rev.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
Natural Health is almost anything but natural to most of us. How can taking supplements be natural? And why does is matter what brand you buy? And do I really have to change the way I eat? But, you have to ask yourself – what is natural about our lifestyle today?
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
We have a program today at 4:00 P.M. about Medicare. If you’re about to be eligible or if you have questions about Medicare, its parts, and how it works, this is a program you’ll want to hear. NEW ARRIVALS: (All quotes are from publishers’ summaries) DVDs: Sabotage Magnum P.I. Seasons 1-8 Heaven Is for Real Weeds Seasons 1 and 2 The Lightkeepers Sabotage Lovely, Still Up Orphan Black: Season One The Grove Pretty Little Liars: Season One and Two Nurse Jackie: Seasons One an ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
Oh, No! Say it isn’t so. My Uncle Mort, who usually doesn’t stay on a single subject long enough to muster a significant “peeve,” is speaking to me again. He’s mighty disappointed that I didn’t mention--“privately or in print”—his July 4 birthday. “The date has passed and the whole blamed month is gone, too,” he added, whimpering lamely that he’s “trying to get over it.” (I’ve heard he’s been accusing me of “routinely writing of lesser things” than his 102nd ...
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 • Posted August 6, 2014
Things are movin’ and a-shakin.’ New eatery in town. On Highway 87 south. The Line Shack. They specialize in beef and seafood. Steaks are cut fresh daily. Hamburger is ground daily. Get yourself a steak sandwich. Or a shrimp Po-Boy. They’re across the street from Coopers Original Pit Bar-B-Que. Which isn’t new. But has new owners. And new offerings such as lamb ribs and goat sausage. Meanwhile, back at the square… There’s a new private club in town. Part of Willow Cre ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Glacier National Park is located in Montana (state motto: Up here! Next to Canada!), where there are still wild animals. Really wild animals. You rarely see really wild animals down here in Central Texas anymore, although we do have a few mounatin lions, and some have reported seeing the odd jaguarundi here and there lately.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
There is no such thing as having enough MANNERS! When my boys were young, I would pull on my right earlobe to spur a “THANK YOU!” My right earlobe is still longer than my left one, too! Those sweet three words often get replaced, too! Every mother's head turns with the word “MOMMA!” One time when Happy couldn’t get my attention from the dugout, he yelled, “JANE!” Now, that got my attention!
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014 • Photos
The Mason Lions club met Tuesday, July 22nd, for its regular weekly meeting. There were 29 members and ten visitors in attendance. Lion Dave Benefield was responsible for the program and introduced Justin McFarland, Daryl Watson and Chad Barnet. They entertained the club with some bluegrass music to everyone's delight. Dave played the banjo, Justin was on the guitar, Daryl on the mandolin, and Chad on a "cigar box"
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Vacation Bible School starts on Monday, July 28th and ends on Friday. Tyra Jordan is collecting money to purchase food and snacks for the children and workers. Happy birthday to Keven Kothmann on July 25th, and happy birthday to Jackie Johnson on July 26th, and happy birthday to our dear friend Lynn Sikora on Jul 29th and happy birthday to Julia Jordan on July 30th.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 31, 2014
Natural health is a lifestyle. All too often, I meet someone who just wants a pill to fix this or that. Occasionally there is something that works that way, but usually a diet or lifestyle change is an important part of restoring health. Natural health is about a lifestyle of healthy habits.