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Friday, March 7th, 2014
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- 3:44:17, Mar 7th 2014 - Robert - Fossil fuels are damaging are resources, polluting are air & water and destr ... [Read More]
- 12:32:02, Mar 7th 2014 - - "Turks suffered at the hands of Greece, Bulgaria, and Serbia. Hundreds of thousand ... [Read More]
- 7:38:38, Mar 5th 2014 - bootscoot21 - Thank you Dr. Van Gorp for this complete look at what our generation is ... [Read More]
- 8:39:53, Mar 4th 2014 - email@example.com - Excellent commentary, very thoughtful. Although quite len ... [Read More]
- 9:54:09, Mar 1st 2014 - - We have lost a good friend from Harmony High school class of 1970. I have many goo ... [Read More]
- 9:48:08, Mar 1st 2014 - - Rest in Peace Loenard ... [Read More]
- 9:14:19, Feb 25th 2014 - firstname.lastname@example.org - Eric, I don't know if you remember me but I am Erik Paulsen's M ... [Read More]
- 8:58:12, Feb 25th 2014 - jjoyengel - You are both wonderful people! You have and are doing something not just ... [Read More]
- 3:16:25, Feb 24th 2014 - TY - THANK YOU FCJ! I am not sure any of this would have happened without the excelle ... [Read More]
- 6:29:53, Feb 23rd 2014 - Proud family member - Thank you for this wonderful article about my nephew and his fa ... [Read More]
Fri, Nov 15th, 2002
Posted in Columnists
Posted in Columnists
Seems like everybody goes for coffee breaks, and I wonder how much coffee some people drink in a day. I remember years ago how we made coffee especially at church doings or Ladies Aid suppers. We used those big coffee pots and we would add 1-2 eggs (beaten) to the boiling coffee to make it so good. Then a few years ago it came out eggs were bad for you. Guess us "oldies" survived the coffee with an egg in it and how good it was. Just a reminder the government says now you can eat eggs again, guess they must of asked the old hens and they said "go ahead' and eat eggs. I wonder what it cost our government to find out how good eggs are again.
---- Chuckle The phone rang and the Ozarker rushed out of bed to answer it. "I'm sorry, you'll have to call the weather bureau for that information" he said. "Who was that dear?" his wife asked. "Oh, just some guy who wanted to know if the coast was clear." ---- A health official came to a grade school for a visit and lectured about the danger of rats and rat infestations. One boy was so impressed he wrote this note, "We never even knew what a rat looked like until you came here." ---- How is it that we can look through the family photo album and split our sides laughing - then look into the mirror and never even crack a smile. ---- Some people may wear gold crowns, but they are on teeth and not on their heads. We hate to repeat gossip, but what else can you do with it. ---- Whiter Than Snow A heart that's filled with sorrow is colored deepest blue; A heart of hate and envy is black to every view. The hearts of love and lovers Are joys; a rosy red, and a heart that sees all visions Is nasty green instead. But, the heart that's pure and saintly, And lets its' kindness show Is whiter than the whiteness Of the first new fallen snow. ---- Hints 1. A little salt added to flour before mixing with water or milk will keep the flour from being lumpy. 2. If you're out of whipping cream, try adding sliced bananas to the white of an egg. Beat until stiff, This makes an excellent topping for puddings and pies. ---- The shortest baseball game in major league history was between the Giants and Phillies, Sept. 28, 1919. The game lasted 51 minutes. ---- Where the past is constant fancy to life, that person has no time to plan for anything better. Small wonder then that his past looks so good to him - all his cultivation and thought have gone into it. The man who is eager about tomorrow is the man who has properly arranged his past, has learned from it, and has planned for something better. Until next week, Annabelle Fruit Cake Bars 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 3/4 cups packed brown sugar 3 eggs 1 tbls. vanilla 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 cups coarsely chopped walnuts 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped candied pineapple 1 3/4 cups red & green candied cherries, halved 2 cups pitted dates, halved In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each one. Stir in vanilla, add flour and walnuts, mix well. Spread evenly in a greased & floured 15x10 in. baking pan. Sprinkle with pineapple, cherries and dates, press lightly into dough. Bake 325º - 45-50 minutes, until lightly brown. Cool before cutting.