The other day I was at a friend’s house and noticed she had 16 cans of green beans on her counter. “What in the world?” I asked. “What are you making with all those green beans?”
Poinsettias are perhaps the most recognizable holiday flower. Understandably, the poinsettia is the most popular flowering plant in the United States, with over 70 million sold annually.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of Dec. 11-17
Hello, chickadees. (This is a greeting my grandmother uses that I adopt from time to time.) How are you feeling these days? Visions of sugarplums dancing in your head yet? Are your stockings hung by the chimney with care?
Visitors who venture to downtown Sanford for a show in the coming weeks can experience another form of art at the same venue.
With a bitterly contentious political landscape everywhere and many families struggling to emerge from a tough economy that’s lasted more than five long years, it’s very easy to focus on the negative. There’s no doubt that we’re facing a lot of challenges — and some of those may continue for months to come.
LEE COUNTY — Monday: Chicken pattie on bun or hamburger on bun, pinto beans, oven roasted potatoes, apples; Tuesday: Taco soup with tortilla chips or BBQ pork with grain roll, tossed salad, sweet potato crinkle fries, strawberry cup; Wednesday: Fish sandwich on bun or turkey and noodles with grain roll, steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, corn, pineapple tidbits; Thursday: Macaroni and cheese with sliced ham and grain roll or hot dog on bun, coleslaw, green beans, mixed fruit; Friday: Pizza or PB&J sandwich, green peas, baby carrots, baked apples.
THE SANFORD ROTARY
President David Nestor opened the Nov. 26 Sanford Rotary meeting and called on Deloris Jenkins to lead the Rotary Prayer. Tom Spence directed the group singing of “Come Ye Thankful People Come.”
In focusing on gratitude during the Thanksgiving season I have been reading “The Magic,” written by Rhonda Bryne, who also authored “The Secret” book and produced “The Secret” film.
“Manasseh … reigned fifty five years in Jerusalem … and he did evil in the sight of the Lord.” 2 Kings 21:1b,2a
Ours is an anti-intellectual age. We have made ideas secondary to appetites, passions, prejudices and habits. Feelings are more important than facts. As a consequence, we possess information without inspiration, data without ideas.
• Trinity Rose White, born Oct. 29, daughter of Walker White II and Jamie Wright of Sanford. (FirstHealth)
Marriage licenses issued recently by the Lee County Register of Deeds office.
If your looking for a low maintenance kitty who is declawed and loves to cuddle, please meet 'Miss Kitty.'
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
NAME: Crystal Collins Hickman
FAMILY: Husband, Charlie Hickman (been married 14 years); 9-year-old son, Collin Hickman; 6-year-old daughter, Chaslyn Hickman
Sunday: The sermon at the 11 a.m. service will be "Fruit Worthy of Repentance" and will be based on Matthew 3.1-12.
This holiday season I urge folks in our community to buy local food products as much as possible. Given the diversity of crops and livestock produced in this state, it is really not that difficult. Consider, for example, how easy it is to get greens, sweet potatoes, winter squashes and different kinds of meat — all from local sources right now! By doing this, there are numerous benefits to our communities.
Here are a few things gardeners need to consider in December:
I like to think that I’m a healthy eater. I gravitate toward the produce section as soon as I enter the grocery store, feeling inspired by that nutritious fare. I swoon over squash, bask in the glory of broccoli, crave cauliflower. You get the idea.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of Dec. 4-10.
This is Rocky! He is in a foster home and has been for the last week or so.
LEE COUNTY — Monday: Chili beans with corn muffin or hot dog on bun, coleslaw, corn, mixed fruit.
SANFORD ROTARY CLUB
President David Nestor opened the Nov. 19 meeting of the Sanford Rotary Club and called on Dick Poletti to lead the Rotary Prayer. Tom Spence directed the group singing of “America.”
About nine years ago, a short film titled “The Secret” was the talk of the town on various TV and radio shows all over the world. The powerful documentary was created by Rhoda Bryne, who interviewed thought leaders, philosophers, writers, speakers and successful entrepreneurs about the meaning of the law of attraction. These ideas opened many people to a new way of thinking.