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Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
One of my favorite television shows when I was a kid was ‘Mission Impossible,’ which ran from 1966 to 1973. Tom Cruise was much younger then, but he looked the same as he does now. I jest. Tom Cruise wasn’t born yet, so the producers had to get Peter Graves to star as Jim Phelps in the early Mission Impossible series.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
2016 has arrived. Now, the adds on television are all about weight loss, car insurance and all types of drugs that may be right for you! From personal experience, New Years Resolutions last about two weeks tops. So, I just quit making them. Now, that wasn’t so hard to do, wish I would have come to this conclusion a long time ago. It didn’t take me long to realize that Men need Women more than Women need Men.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
For the sake of what we’ll call “literary hygiene,” let us consider the residue that must be confronted by millions of Americans now cleaning up, clearing out, consolidating or deleting left-overs from the old year. Maybe “stamping out” should be added, since a primary purpose of this piece is to extend warm “fuzzies” likened to balm, analgesic, chiropractic and other therapeutic relief for a tromped-on arm of the Federal government. I’m referencing postal personnel, fully con ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
With the start of January we are all trying to remember to change the date to 2016, and to get started with the new year in a positive and productive manner. The City has a number of projects that will move forward dramatically in the coming months and we are expecting 2016 to be a year of truly good accomplishments.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
The holidays are over. Kids are back in school. Christmas decorations are coming down and getting packed away. Normal is returning. Our family was truly blessed to be together this Christmas. I hope your family enjoyed a wonderful Christmas. We all look forward to the New Year. The Art/Trinity United Methodist Women will meet at Art on January 12 at 2:30.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
This is it. The beginning of 2016. And so it goes. Time. Going, going, gone. Usher out the old. Welcome the new. The past is past. Adios. Vaya con Dios. It’s about time. A new year is born. Wishing one well. May it be happy. And healthy. And prosperous. Time waits for no one. Time heals all. Time is a gentleman. Time flies. Time marches on. All in good time. Time out. Time to go Time to stop. Time for a break. Time for a nap. Time for bed. And a time to every purpo ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016 • Photos
Well here it is… a New Year… 2016. A very HAPPY NEW YEAR to you!! I didn’t do anything for New Years as usual. I consider it to be amateur night. Mercy time flies. I suppose you’ve made “New Year’s resolutions”. My normal resolution is to make no New Year’s resolutions.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
Do you have WEIGHT GAIN AROUND THE MIDDLE, tiredness, irritability, insomnia, poor mental function and inability to lose weight? If you answered yes, your lifestyle needs an overhaul as you are insulin resistant. Insulin regulates BLOOD SUGAR levels within the body. We associate insulin with diabetes – but there is a more insidious condition that happens when our blood sugar levels are “considered” normal, but our body quits responding normally to the insulin we produce – ie.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
I was home in bed when the New Year began. When I left the house on New Year's Eve, Daddy had smiled and asked, "Do you really think you'll make it until midnight?" He knows that I enjoy getting to bed early, and knows that a late night for me usually ends a bit after the evening news. I've never been a big celebrant of New Year's Eve.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 • Posted January 6, 2016
Picante Sauce adds just right amount of spice to this easy-to-make skillet dish loaded with chicken, pepperoni, green pepper and mozzarella cheese….served over rice, it’s an absolutely yummy dinner! Ingredients: 1 tablespoons canola oil 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken halves (about 4 breast halves) 1 cup Picante Sauce 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning crushed 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 cup) 1 ¼ ounces chopped pepperoni (about 1/3 cup) 4 tablespoons shredde ...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015
It's like the world's longest tennis match. County presents interlocal agreement to city for law enforcement, city passes. City presents interlocal agreement for law enforcement to the county, county passes. Back and forth it goes. And no one quite understands what it's all about. Let's winnow it down a bit so it's more understandable to all of us. The city eliminated its own police force several years ago.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015
Dear Mason, For me, hanging Christmas lights is both challenging and rewarding. Challenging because I live in a big, tall house with no electrical outlets outside. I have to pull out the tallest ladders I own and multiple splitters, power strips and extension cords. It’s always fun to see how many different items I can plug in without blowing a fuse or circuit breaker.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015 • Photos
I hope you had a great Christmas. I know I did. Unfortunately I did not get my tree up this year… again. I did not find the tool I needed to put it up… the Tuit. You know the tool, the round one. If I had only gotten a Round Tuit I would have done it.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015
As we RING IN THE NEW YEAR, it’s a good time to REFLECT upon things each of us can do to be healthier. The biggest impact that can be made on our health is in our day to day actions. REVIEWING those actions and RESOLVING to change just a little each year can set us on a course to better health.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 • Posted December 30, 2015
If you, like many Americans, eat, you’ve probably gained a little weight during the holidays. I’m being nice, of course. You’ve probably gained a lot of weight. The average daily American typically packs on a good ten pounds each year, between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Eating enough sugary, starchy, holiday food to choke a buffalo is an American tradition here in America, and if there’s anything Americans love more than tradition, it’s eating. My goal for 2015 was to lose ten pound ...