"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Sunday, February 7th, 2016
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 5:15:31, Feb 6th 2016 - @respect - "They don't go out of their way to disrespect until disrespect is thrown at ... [Read More]
- 3:28:56, Feb 6th 2016 - Farmer - WOW! Hope you have more life jackets because now that you have actually put y ... [Read More]
- 12:16:49, Feb 6th 2016 - EagleGolfer - @Mr. Terbeest Oh, yeah, I get it. All those Chicago gang killings ov ... [Read More]
- 11:38:29, Feb 6th 2016 - SV85 - @Hawkeye63 Okay, I got it. You never have written a signed commentary to the ... [Read More]
- 10:44:04, Feb 6th 2016 - - Such drama. JUMP, I have a spare life jacket I'll give you for free. ... [Read More]
- 4:32:19, Feb 6th 2016 - Hawkeye63 - Mr. Terbeest, You have described the modus operando of the ultra liberal c ... [Read More]
- 8:40:46, Feb 5th 2016 - - Not quite like that, the ship can sail any way it wishes but why am I forced to pay ... [Read More]
- 6:21:28, Feb 5th 2016 - respect - Reply to whocarez: Saying that they can travel to Minneapolis is both disre ... [Read More]
- 3:13:15, Feb 5th 2016 - Hawkeye63 - OK, this is a bizarre situation. You guys are doing exactly what you are a ... [Read More]
- 2:57:00, Feb 5th 2016 - VikeFan1 - @Hawkeye 63 Give me the date & year of the FCJ in which your opinion piec ... [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.