Homestyle cooking hard to resist

I arrived home the other night to my wife toiling intently over a hot stove. “What ya got cookin’ there?” I asked. “Real chocolate pudding,” she answered. I inspected her work and asked why she didn’t have any white bread heels in the pot. That really puzzled her and I realized my dad had never […]

Nothing like enjoying the snow by a warm stove

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Change and culture shock are keys to great beginnings

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, a friend and I were talking about culture shock, the idea that confusion can result in a sudden change in environment especially if a person hasn’t been prepared for such a change. This young man had just returned from a country in which he witnessed a totally different lifestyle […]

Wood burning stove can lead to nightly drama

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers Now that cooler temperatures are creeping in like mice beneath a breadbox, I had to do something I’ve never done before. Use a wood stove. The only heating elements I’ve ever known include hissing radiators, steam from the rice pot that inevitably boils over and a portable heat fan I […]

Rainy days bring sweet memories

Lynn Moncus During the dark, cool days this week, the mind wandered back to the canyons of home in order to dispel dreary thoughts and to recall how we entertained ourselves without benefit of television, radio, or any electronic games. Although my brother was eight years older than I, he didn’t seem to mind having […]