Just A Pinch- Summer Vegetables

Compiled by Teresa Vinson This time of year, fresh vegetables are abundant. Many people have gardens, but, if you don’t grow your own, you can find excellent choices at the farmers market. I’m sharing new recipes using fresh vegetables that I’ve recently tried. When these vegetables are abundant, I make two recipes at one time…

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Lambs, Livestock Shows and Life Lessons

-Emma Bruner-           For the past nine summers, livestock shows have been a hobby of mine. I not only view showing my livestock as a fun activity, but I also see it as a summer job. It has taught me responsibility and independence. It’s also given me several great laughs over the years. Livestock you…

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Mom Brain: What Was I Saying

-Beth Brown- I am a mom, and, like most moms, my day to day living is full of moments of remembering important things to do. I walk with purpose to a destination down the hall, ready to tackle the next task. When I arrive at the destination, I struggle mightily to remember why I even…

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Teaching Flexibility of Body and Mind

   -Kate Dugger- Many yoga teachers can fold themselves over, tie themselves in knots, and balance in positions that would likely cause most people to tumble over in a tangle of arms and legs. But flexibility is not created equal among yoga teachers, and mental flexibility is another matter entirely. As with teachers of anything,…

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Tyler Darroch: From Life Scout to the Moon

-Nelda Rachels-         The Eagle has landed. But instead of the 1969 lunar landing of the Eagle rocket module, this time the landing was accomplished by Tyler Darroch at Big Cypress Tree State Park. After a service project involving nearly 200 man-hours, six months, and $500 in materials and supplies, Life Scout Tyler Darroch became…

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TechKnow: Email Scams

-John P. Dunker- Four years ago I wrote about why we receive emails that appear to be from people we know but are really not from them at all. If you see a suspicious email that looks like it’s from a friend, it doesn’t mean they’ve been hacked. This is called “spoofing” email addresses. The…

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