Just A Pinch: Summer Recipes

compiled by Teresa Vinson– I love trying new recipes, sharing my recipes with others, and cooking. After a busy day at work I can come home and get in the kitchen to prepare a meal or bake a favorite dessert, and I forget about everything. Cooking is the way I relax and clear my thinking….

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Seniors Today: The Lost Lecture

by Emily Akin– The subject of this article is James Byford, Dean Emeritus of the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at UT-Martin. I wrote this in the early 1990s for an assignment in a communications class at UTM. I thought Byford’s method of presenting a program was a stroke of genius. Go back in…

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The Sliding Scale: Chickens of Freedom

by Kurt Dugger– Gateway drugs — we’ve all heard of them. They’re easy to obtain and seem harmless, but once experienced will leave you wanting more. Making your property work for you, instead of you working for it, tends to have the same effect. Start the process by growing a tomato plant and a few…

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TechKnow: iPad Tips (Part 1)

by John Dunker– Some of you enjoy using iPads, including myself. While I prefer Windows systems for intense digital work, I favor using the iPad for informational purposes because it’s handy. For those requesting iPad tips — here we go. We’ll start with a tip that helps speed up your ability to maneuver your iPad….

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What’s the Coast Guard Doing in Kentucky?

by Beth Dugger Brown– No matter what you may have heard, the Coast Guard is a branch of the United States military and has been since August 4, 1790. President Washington had a hand in creating it. The modern era of the Coast Guard began on Jan. 28, 1915 when President Wilson signed into law…

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For Our Students

by Anna Clark- Martin, TN — For Our Students I celebrate you, each of you. I sing of you, each of you. Like Walt Whitman I sing and celebrate. I see the sun around you, all morning-brightness, all evening-glory. I hear the wind move near you, restless power and possibility, blowing secrets and elusive sounds…

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