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July 26, 2019 Issue

The Senior Newspaper Serving Volusia & Flagler Counties For Over 27 Years—COMPLIMENTARY COPY

July 26, 2019

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Moving to Florida was an

unforgettable experience.

We came so long ago that

the now wide, gloriously

inhabited A1A was only two lanes wide

and there was always a gathering of sand

on each side of the avenue in front of the

mom and pop motels. During that time, Daytona

Beach Shores was destined to become

a city and my dad the city manager.

Nova Road was also two-lane. There

were deep tire prints made by the truck

route traffic. If you happened to be driving

on Nova Road in the rain, the rain that accumulated

in the tire tracks would fly up on

each side of you—higher than the vehicle.

You would come home from work to

find a dozen bicycles parked at your driveway.

The kids loved to explore the woods

behind your home but time took care of

that. First a forest fire that nearly scared

people into moving—and then the burned

area was purchased and eventually filled

with mobile homes.

All of these things came to mind a few

weeks ago when everyone was preparing

for Father’s Day. Dad was city manager of

Daytona Beach Shores when it first became

an independent city and I got to thinking

about the day he arranged for the huge

American flag to be paraded down A1A.

It took dozens of men (on all four sides) to

carry it. What a beautiful sight! I seem to be

the only one who remembers it as the Mt.

Rushmore flag traveling around the country

in honor of their anniversary. It was a special

day in Daytona Beach Shores!

Some things never change and seem to

be exclusively Florida… I recently saw

something that brought to mind some rambling

thoughts concerning our uniquely

special part of the country. You are from

(or now live in) Florida if…

• The four seasons are hurricane, love bug,

tourist, and summer.

• You go to the beach on Christmas.

• Your vacation is in the Smoky Mountains.

• Dressing up can be knee length shorts.

• You search for a shady spot to park

your car.

• You close the top on your convertible

before exiting—in case of rain!

Only In Florida…

You

Name It

…by Kitty Maiden

• Speaking of rain, you never leave the

car with the windows down!

• Flip flops are worn year round.

• You greet strangers like old friends.

• When picking season is over, you get

free oranges.

• It could take a long time before you

ever meet a native of Florida

• Rain trees grow anywhere—even on the

roof of a home!

A young man visiting his family in

Florida saw a sign at the entrance to a community

called Forest Hills. He couldn’t stop

laughing. Why? Because he was from Richmond,

Virginia—a mountainous area. He

said that all he saw in Florida was flatland.

A motel owner said “Can you imagine

what would happen here if the place was

hit by a 15’ tidal wave?”

All in all, Florida is the place we now

call home and have for many years. The

history of our area is fascinating. One of

the first books I read after coming here was,

God Has A Long Face. I learned more

about the ‘old’ Florida from that book and

have enjoyed the ‘new’ Florida ever since!

Kitty Maiden is a staff writer for

Seniors Today.

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What’s Happening Around Town…

Caregiver’s Days

Do you need a break from caregiving?

First United Meth odist Church of

Ormond Beach is providing free Caregiver’s

Days Out that includes food,

fun, and special attention for care re -

ceivers. The days are from 9 A.M. to 2

P.M. on Thurs., Aug. 15; Sat., Sept. 21;

and Thurs., Oct. 17 at First United

Meth odist Church of Ormond Beach.

Call Mary Beth at 386.852.0060. This

is a wonderful way to have a break and

know your loved one is being cared for

in a loving and safe environment.

Medicare

Workshops

Do you have questions about medicare

and how it works? Come find out

how medicare works and have all your

questions answered on Aug. 15 or Sept.

12 at 6 P.M.; or Aug. 14 or Sept. 11 at

10 A.M. at American Senior Benefits,

1930 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach.

Seating fills fast! RSVP to 386.671.

9150 or paulettereedasb@yahoo.com

and leave name and date of the workshop

you wish to attend.

Free Computer

Classes

Would you love to communicate with

your grandchildren more? Here’s an

opportunity for adults to pick up new

computer skills with free classes at the

DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry

Ave. August’s classes will address each

of these topics:

• Computer Fundamentals, Part One:

1 P.M., Tuesday, Aug. 6. Explore computer

and internet features as you practice

using the mouse, laptop keyboard,

and touchpad. Registration is required;

call 386.822.6430, ext. 20763.

• Computer Fundamentals, Part Two:

1 P.M., Tuesday, Aug. 13. The instructor

will discuss advanced internet

features, online security, and e-mail

safety. Registration is required; call

386.822.6430, ext. 20763.

• Appy Hour: 1 P.M., Tuesday, Aug. 20.

Learn about many useful Google

apps that can help you do more than

search. Bring a smartphone or tablet.

Registration is not required.

The library staff offers basic computer

assistance in the e-lab from 1 to 3

P.M., Mondays and from 9:30 to 11:30

A.M., Thursdays. Participants can get

help searching for jobs, completing

applications, setting up e-mail accounts,

writing cover letters and resumes, and

accessing e-gov applications. A library

card is not required to use the e-lab

computers. Registration is not required.

Reverse Mortgage

Come learn if a reverse mortgage is

right for you. You are invited to a free

monthly educational presentation for

home owners aged 62 and older entitled

What Exactly Is A HECM/ Reverse

Mortgage? What Are The Pros And

Cons? on the second Thurs. of every

month from 10–11 A.M. at the AAG

Regional Office, 452 North US Hwy. 1,

Ormond Beach. Refreshments served.

Get your questions answered! Seating

is limited, so please RSVP to John at

904.982.2210.

String Duo

Living By The Stream, a string-based

duo featuring Sarah and Steve Dowell,

will perform from 2 to 3 P.M., Tuesday,

July 30 at the Port Orange Regional

Library, 1005 City Center Circle. The

Dowells meld the sounds of violin,

vocals, and guitar as they perform jazz,

classical, bluegrass, and Irish music.

Reservations are not required. For more

details, call 386.322.5152, option 4.

Chair Yoga, Tai Chi

Get fit and flexible with ancient Asian

practices at the Port Orange Regional

Library, 1005 City Center Circle. Certified

fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads

weekly chair yoga classes from 9:15 to

10:15 A.M. every Monday. This gentle

form of yoga is practiced sitting on a

chair or standing using a chair for support.

It can improve flexibility and is

particularly helpful for the elderly and

people with disabilities. Eisler instructs

Wu Tai Chi classes from 10:45 to 11:45

A.M., Mondays. The routine includes

joint looseners, breathing exercises, Qigong,

and form training and can help

with weight loss, fall prevention, increased

bone density, and improved muscle

tone and stamina. Reservations are

not required. For questions and more

details, call 386. 322.5152, option 4.

Book Sale

The Friends of the DeLand Regional

Library will host its monthly book sale

Thursday, Aug. 8 from 1 to 3 P.M. for

Friends members and from 3 to 6 P.M.

for the public. The sale will continue from

9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Friday, Aug. 9;

and 9:30 A.M. to 2 P.M., Saturday, Aug.

10. The sale will be in the library’s auditorium,

130 E. Howry Ave., DeLand.

Hardback and large softback books will

be $1 each, and small paperback books

will be eight for $1. Children's books

will be $2 a bag. On Saturday, all nonchildren

books will be $3 a bag. For

details, call386.822.6430, ext. 20762.

Two-Stepping

Through Time

Get your groove on as you dance

through the decades at The Riviera,

1825 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill on

Thursday, August 22 at 1 P.M. Bring

your date or your best friend on to

the dance floor and dance to the sounds

of the Frankie K. Trio. Enjoy light

refreshments and show off your moves

—we’ll be awarding prizes to the best

dancers. This event is free and open

to the public. Dancers and spectators

are welcome. Please RSVP by

calling 386.677.5000.

Free Movies

Cool off and catch a free matinee at

the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library,

1001 S. Dixie Freeway. August's

lineup includes:

• Welcome To Marwen: 2 P.M., Friday,

Aug. 2. Rated PG-13, 120 minutes.

• Suffragette: 2 P.M., Thursday,

Aug. 15. Rated PG-13, 106 minutes.

• King Of Thieves: 2 P.M., Friday,

Aug. 16. Rated R, 108 minutes.

• Glass: 2 P.M., Friday, Aug. 23.

Rated PG-13, 110 minutes.

• Fighting With My Family: 2 P.M.,

Friday, Aug. 30. Rated PG-13,

107 minutes.

Reservations are not required. For

more information, call 386-424-2910,

option 4.

Support Group

Food Addicts

Do you have an eating disorder? Food

Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA)

is a FREE 12-step recovery program for

food obsession, overeating, or bulimia.

There are seven meetings in the Volusia

County area Monday through Saturday.

Call 386.256.7489 for more

information or go to the website: www.

foodaddicts.org

Quit Smoking

Want to Become Tobacco Free? Here’s

your chance! Join this group for a free

Tools To Quit Tobacco class at Advent-

Health New Smyrna Beach on Wednesday,

August 21 from 5:30–7:30 P.M.

Free patches, lozenges, and gum! Free

quit plan, workbook, water bottle, stress

ball, and more! Call Northeast Florida

AHEC at 904.482.0189 to register and

learn about more classes near you.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship

of men and women who share

their experiences, strength, and hope.

The only requirement for membership

is a desire to stop drinking. There are no

dues or fees. Please call toll free, 888.

756.2930 for more information.


What is Guardianship?

Guardianship is a process in

which the court removes

rights from an incapacitated

person and assigns them to

a guardian. This procedure is made necessary

when a person loses capacity and

has not previously created a durable

power of attorney and other documents

naming somebody to handle financial

and health care matters.

The proceeding commences upon filing

a Petition to Determine Incapacity

and a Petition to Appoint Guardian. The

Court appoints three people as an examining

committee, consisting of medical

professionals and a person who is familiar

with the type of incapacity. The

court also appoints an attorney for the

“Alleged Incapacitated Person.” These

safeguards are intended to protect the

person’s rights.

The appointed attorney serves the

pleadings on the person, and represents

the person. The committee members individually

examine the Alleged Incapacitated

Person and submit a report

of their findings.

The Alleged Incapacitated Person is

permitted to attend the hearing. If the

Court finds the person to be incapacitated,

the Court appoints a guardian for

the “Ward.” The Court may appoint a

Plenary Guardian (where all rights are

Antiques

Rookwood Fountain

Flowers were an important

part of the lives of Americans

from the 1880s to 1950s.

Technology had advanced

to a time when pottery could be made

in multiples in molds and large kilns.

New types of plants had been introduced

to the country, flower arrangements

were a sign of wealth and good

taste. Formal gardens were important.

Collectors can find many flower

vases by Rookwood, Weller, Roseville,

Grueby, Fulper, and many other important

factories. Urns, flower vases,

wall pockets, flower frogs, and even

chairs, benches, garden ornaments, and

fountains were popular. Life-sized frogs,

rabbits, turtles, squirrels, even deer, dogs,

elves, and large mushrooms were created

to display outdoors. Talented

artists made the expensive garden fountains.

Many were sculptures of groups

of children with birds, fish, plants,

shells, and large rocks. The Rookwood

Pottery started making architectural pottery

fountains in 1902 that were groups

about 3- to 5-feet high, with water

pouring from rock crevices or mouths

of large fish.

Today, a Rookwood fountain can

sell for $3,000 to $8,000, depending

Elder Law

…by Michael A. Pyle

delegated to the guardian) or a Limited

Guardian (where only certain rights

are delegated).

Generally, the fees for creating the

guardianship are paid from the Ward’s

own funds, including the fees for the

attorney representing the guardian, the

attorney representing the Ward, and the

examining committee.

The guardian is required to file a care

plan and a report describing the financial,

medical, and personal aspects of

the case annually. The guardianship continues

until the Ward dies or regains

capacity. Thus the costs do not end when

the guardianship is implemented.

If you have not appointed somebody

to act for you with a durable power of

attorney, do it NOW. It does not cost

much, and certainly nowhere near the

cost of Guardianship.

Attorney Michael A. Pyle, of Pyle,

Dellinger & Duz, PLLC, 1655 N. Clyde

Morris Blvd., Ste. 1, Daytona Beach,

FL, 32117 Phone: 386.615. 9007. E-

mail: mikep@pylelegal.com or website:

www.pylelegal.com

on the artist, subject, and condition. It

is not unusual to have many chips,

stains, even firing cracks in a fountain

after years outside, but it still sells for

thousands of dollars. It also pays to

get expert repairs that will raise the

value and add to the life of the fountain.

A Rookwood fountain sold by

Brunk auctions a few years ago brought

$2,300 even though it was damaged.

Wear and tear on a garden piece adds

to the romance and aged look. Check

the backyards of house sales or even

houses for sale for overlooked fountains

and birdbaths or ornaments. You

might find a forgotten treasure.

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IT’S TIME TO GET

YOUR GROOVE ON!

Live Entertainment By

The Frankie K. Trio

Get your groove on as you dance through the decades

at The Riviera Senior Living! Bring your date or your

best friend on to the dance floor and dance the

afternoon away to the sounds of the Frankie K. Trio

featuring Niel Donahue. Enjoy light refreshments

and show off your moves—we’ll be awarding prizes to

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Tiny Stuff... The Macro Challenge

by Peggy Goldtrap

George and I belong to the Casements

Camera Club. It is a fun

organization of folks who love

to take pictures. That’s the admission

requirement. Our very able President,

Ans van Beek Torkington, keeps all of

our egos satisfied by scheduling meetings

and competitive events throughout the year.

In between meetings and competitions,

Ans and Judy Speno have guided 10-day

Challenges to keep our skills and creativity

humming. We’ve had Challenges on

Reflections, the Color Yellow, Movement,

Hometown, Weather, and most recently

Macro. Participants submitted photos of

bugs, flowers, shells, sushi, mushrooms,

glass, jewelry, wood, etc. In case you’re

wondering, Macro is extreme close-up photography,

usually of very small subjects

and living organisms in which the size of

the subject in the photograph is greater

than life size.

I normally shoot landscapes, vistas, wideopen

spaces, things of curiosity. I was not

a Macro fan. After several trial and error

photos I discovered a joy in the tiny world.

Things like flowers, so exquisitely complex;

a lizard’s flamethrower throat intimidating

invaders; a bug as transparent as

glass. Macro world is survival of the fittest,

a world to which I was oblivious. What I

thought was boring became a magical

kingdom appealling my awareness.

It’s like seeing the potential in a

person or a child or an idea. It’s like

seeing an annoying habit as a strength

instead of an impediment. It’s like turning

‘I’ll never, I can’t,’ into maybe, I

can the next time I try. Keeping fresh is

a challenge for all of us called seniors.

It’s comfy to talk about old times where

we no longer live, and overlook the present

where everything significant is

decided. It’s easy to glamorize—then,

criticize. We can’t move forward into

the past.

George has always been a Macro fan.

While I’m shooting mountains, he’s hunting

molehills. Now I understand his joy.

Shared hobbies or interests are important

things to nurture a relationship, especially

as we grow older.

Everyone is a photographer in 2019.

Find me a crowd without cell cameras, or

video cameras, even drones flying around

recording every second of US. This generation

is more in touch than any in history.

No one lives or dies without having at least

one selfie shared across at least one kind of

media resource. In a way we’ve all become

historians recording every heartbeat from

the womb to the tomb, literally. Space is

philled with photos phloating phreely:

babies, graduations, concerts, toothless old

and young, pranks, embarrassing moments,

and cat pictures, of course.

For GAG and I, cameras have been

conversation and photography—a shared

interest. We fiercely compete for awards

and cheer madly when we win. Mostly we

compete to keep our brains working, to

stretch our ability, to formulate new goals,

and to refill our bucket lists. What’s the

biggest Challenge? Keep it fresh.

Using a camera takes thought; who,

when, where, why. Now what? A picture

must be shared and seen by someone so

there’s a definite social aspect to the effort.

The photographer wants a comment: awesome,

awful, funny, fabulous, exceptional,

trite, absurd, LOL! Crickets… blah, no

reaction, the deepest wounds to our inner

Ansel Adams.

After shooting, the challenge is to tweak

and alter without looking like a cheap sofa

painting. Editing programs are adult toy

boxes. The average person with basic

Photo Editing apps can create the works of

DaVinci. It’s almost too easy. You can literally

build a beautiful photo with objects

that were never in the original. Don’t like

the color of the girl’s dress? Change it.

Don’t like the texture on the pear? Give the

grain a deeper, richer enhancement. What

if a ballplayer wears a flower instead of a

cap and wants wrinkle-free skin without a

facelift? No problemo! EezPeez!

Macro has been a totally WOW discovery

for me and discovery is the essence

of life. It’s so easy to fall in a rut, feel too

exhausted to dig out, and then accept

boredom as your new norm. Anything that

stimulates the imagination to act outside

the box is good. When doors close, don’t

just sit there in the dark! There are always

new ways to do old things, and vice versa.

The Casements Camera Club has been

a great outlet for us as a couple and individually

by forcing creativity. The subject

of the next Challenge has yet to be

announced, but we promise our participation.

We’d love for you to join us?


Humane Society Update

How Dogs Enrich Seniors' Lives

by Barry KuKes

Pet ownership among older

adults brings much more than

just joy and sociability to senior

lives. Studies from Harvard

Medical School have found physical and

mental health benefits such as lowered blood

pressure and stress and alleviation of depression

and anxiety. Feeding, taking walks, and

simply cuddling with a pup or cat can provide

a sense of purpose and companionship.

Adult pet owners who volunteer with

their animals get an extra dose of good,

with a University of Calgary study relating

volunteering to cognitive health benefits.

There are several organizations including

Halifax Humane Society that offer dog

visits to assisted living facilities (and we can

always use more volunteers!) The residents

are always so happy to see the dogs when

they visit. Some of these facilities allow their

residents to have pets of their own. There

might be a restriction as to size/ weight and

breed, or type of pet, but for the most part

small dogs and cats are usually acceptable.

Many times, the pets that belong to a resident

end up becoming a therapy dog and visits

other residents in the facility.

People come to HHS and other shelters

to adopt a pet to keep them company and

to give them, and the animal a purpose. A

pet keeps people moving and gets them out

of bed each morning because the pet needs

to go out or they are hungry. Seniors with

a purpose live longer and happier lives.

Many seniors worry about what will happen

to their pet should they become unable

to care for the pet or if they were to pass

away. As to caring for the pet, there are

many pet sitting services that offer reduced

rates for assisted living residents based on

how many residents utilize their services. One

trip to service 10 customers is very efficient

for the pet care service, so rates can be as

low as $5 a pet stop. A pet care person can

clean litter boxes, feed the pets, walk the

dog, etc. If you are a senior and live on

your own versus in a facility, pet care services

will come to you as well. Many offer

seniors discounted rates.

As to what will happen to the pet if the

owner was to pass away, this is up to the

owner to decide. Many pet owners have

included their pets in their living wills and

estate planning. They have provided for

their pet either financially or by planning

with a friend or relative to take over the

care of the pet for the rest of the pets’ life.

Not having a pet because you are worried

what might happen to it 10-years from now

when you pass away should not be a consideration.

There are always options available

and depriving yourself and the animal

from many years of joy, happiness, and purpose

based on the unknown future is not

prudent. Live for today and enjoy your life.

A pet can be your very best friend. Many

seniors give in to getting a small dog or cat

and comment weeks later, “I don’t know

what I would do without my cat; I didn’t

rescue her, she rescued me!”

Please remember to adopt, don’t shop.

There are many animals waiting for you

are your local shelters. Come meet your

new best friend today.

Barry KuKes is the Community Outreach

Director for the Halifax Humane Society.

You can reach Barry at 386.274.4703, ext.

320, or BarryK@halifaxhumanesociety.org

Bear is a nine year old,

Terrier, American Staffordshire/mix.

He would love to play with you.

Lola is a seven year old,

Terrier, American Staffordshire/mix.

She is a very loving and craves attention.

Louie is a one year old,

Foxhound, English/mix.

He is gentle, sweet, and loves long walks.

Owen is a three year old, Terrier,

American Staffordshire/Mix.

He loves to play and is very well behaved.

For information regarding adoption of these, or any of the other ador able animals

at The Halifax Hu mane Society, please visit our shelter located at 2364 W.

LPGA Blvd., Daytona Beach.

July 26, 2019—Seniors Today—Page 7

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National Army Museum

Takes Shape

Two historic helicopters, a WWI

—era Liberty Truck, and an antiaircraft

weapon were the latest

macro artifacts installed in the

National Museum of the United States

Army now under construction at Fort

Belvoir, Virginia.

Crews recently hoisted into place one

of the iconic Huey helicopters made

famous during the Vietnam War. The massive,

four-ton aircraft flown by the 129 th

Aviation Company, 10 th Combat Aviation

Battalion now hangs above the Museum’s

Cold War Gallery.

Also, installed was an R-4B helicopter,

more commonly known as The Sikorsky, in

the Army and Society Gallery. The Sikorsky

was the world’s first mass-produced

helicopter and used in World War II. Sikorsky

helicopters made history in 1944

conducting the first combat rescue mission

in the China-Burma-India Theater and

the first helicopter mercy mission when it

transported blood plasma to sailors who

survived the sinking of the USS Turner.

In April, a World War I Liberty Truck and

World War II Bofors Gun were placed into

position. The Liberty Truck, also in the

Army and Society Gallery, was the first

truck specifically developed for military use.

Experts say this truck was restored to nearoriginal

condition.

One of the iconic Hueys flown in the Vietnam

War is prepared for installation in the

National Museum of the United States Army.

The scene displaying the Bofors Gun, a

naval and land anti-aircraft weapon adopted

by the U.S. Army in 1941, will depict

African-American Soldiers of the 466 th

Anti-aircraft Artillery (AW) Battalion preparing

to fire on Japanese aircraft attacking an

Army airfield in New Guinea.

The Museum will open next year at Fort

Belvoir, Virginia and construction of the

building is largely funded by individual

donations made through The Army Historical

Foundation. The Foundation also raises

funds through the Army Brick Program

and Unit Tributes, which allow individuals

and Army Units to order personalized bricks

and plaques that will line the Museum’s

outdoor pathways. These permanent recognitions

can be ordered through the Foundation’s

website, armyhistory.org

What’s In The Stars

For The Week Of July 29

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Get

your facts together before you have to

face up to that interview. The better

prepared you are, the easier it will be

to make an impression.

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) New

information might warrant changing

your mind about a recent decision.

Never mind the temporary confusion.

Acting on the truth is always preferable.

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Creating

a loving atmosphere for those you

care for could pay off. Expect to hear

some unexpected but welcome news

that can make difference in your life.

CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Stepping

away from an old problem might

be helpful. Use the time to take a new

look at the situation and perhaps work

out a new method of dealing with it.

LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) You're still

in a favorable mode. However, you

might need to be a little more realistic

about some of your aims. Best to reach

for what is doable. The rest will follow.

VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) A setback

is never easy. Recheck your proposal

and strengthen the weak spots.

Seek advice from someone who has

been there and done that.

LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Coming

up with a new way of handling a tedious

job-regulated chore could lead to more

than just a congratulatory memo once

the word reaches the right people.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) What

you might call determination, someone

else might call stubbornness. Look for

ways to reach a compromise that won't

require a shift of views on your part.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)

You're still in a vulnerable mode. So

continue to be skeptical about anything

that can't be backed up with

provable facts.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)

Thrift is still dominant now. What you

don't spend on what you don't need will

be available for you to draw on should

a possible money crunch hit.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Staying

close to home early allows for some

introspection about your social life. Sort

out your feelings before rejoining your

fun-time fellows on the weekend.

PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) It can

be a bit daunting as well as exciting to

find yourself finally taking action on a

long-delayed move for a change. It helps

to stay with it when others support you.


Moments In Time

Finding China

The History Channel

• On July 29, 1862, Confederate spy

Marie Isabella Belle Boyd is arrested

by Union troops and held at the Old

Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C.

It was the first of three arrests for the

skilled spy, who later parlayed her

spying experiences into a book and

an acting career.

• On July 30, 1956, President Dwight

Eisenhower signs a law officially

declaring “In God We Trust” to be

the nation’s official motto and mandating

that the phrase be printed on

all U.S. paper currency.

• On July 31, 1964, Ranger 7, an unmanned

U.S. lunar probe, takes the

first close-up images of the moon

before it impacts with the lunar surface.

The images were 1,000 times

clearer than anything ever seen

through earth-bound telescopes.

• On Aug. 1, 1972, in the Match Of

The Century, American chess grandmaster

Bobby Fischer defeats Russian

Boris Spassky during the World

Chess Championship in Reykjavik,

Iceland. Fischer became the first

American to win the competition

since its inception in 1866.

• On Aug. 2, 1990, Iraqi forces invade

Kuwait, Iraq’s tiny, oil-rich neighbor,

and gain control of 20 percent

of the world’s oil reserves. On Aug. 9,

Operation Desert Shield began as

U.S. forces raced to the Persian Gulf.

• On Aug. 3, 1492, from the Spanish

port of Palos, Italian explorer

Christopher Columbus sets sail with

three ships—the Santa Maria, the

Pinta and the Nina—to find a western

sea route to China, India, and

Asia. On Oct. 12, the expedition

found the Bahamas and later sighted

Cuba, which he thought was mainland

China.

• On Aug. 4, 1854, Henry David Thoreau’s

classic Walden is published.

Thoreau was a 27-year-old Harvard

graduate when he moved to Walden

Pond and built the 10-by-15-foot

cabin on land owned by his friend,

poet Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Life Of Marci Part 3 Chapter 6

Winding

Roads

…by Byron Spires

Alone, Marci walked back toward

the house. She was

devastated that her son had

paid very little attention to

her as she stood and watch him fishing

with his grandfather.

The realization that she was losing her

son’s affection began to weigh heavily on

her as she stopped by the barn to rest. Standing

there she remembered something she

and Isaiah, Sr. had done one afternoon to

the other side of the barn.

They had started to fall in love and Isaiah,

Sr. had brought her out to the barn to

show her what he had done.

“Okay close your eyes and don’t look

until I tell you to,” he had told her. She

could feel him as he lead her around the

barn and stopped.

He turned her slightly and told her that

she could uncover her eyes.

On the barn wall in front of her Isaiah,

Sr. had carved M.B. Loves I.C. in big

block letters.

“Isn’t that what folks do that are in

love, carve their initials in the side of a

barn,” Isaiah, Sr. said to her.

“I believe it is in a tree trunk, but I like

it on the barn better,” Marci said.

A smile came over her face as she walked

around the corner of the barn to look at

the spot Isaiah, Sr. had carved their initials.

She went directly to the spot where the

carvings should be, but they were not there.

“Maybe I remembered the spot wrong,”

she said out loud.

Stepping back to the wall she ran her

hand over where she knew the carving

must have been. They were not there.

Like a cold chisel being driven in her

back she realized that the boards with her

and Isaiah, Sr.’s initials had been replaced

with new boards.

To her dismay she realized that the Dalton’s

had removed the carvings.

Now it was starting to make sense the

way she was being treated and the way Isaiah,

Jr. was acting. Anger began to replace

the sorrow she felt and the more she thought

about the carvings being destroyed, the

angrier she became.

Her face began to feel warm. Clinching

her fist in tight balls she threw them into

the air and yelled at the top of her voice,

“Damn You.”

Nearly running she headed to the Clifford

house growing more upset with each

step. At the steps of the front porch she

yelled out, “Cora Mae.”

“I’m in the kitchen,” Cora Mae responded.

Pushing a chair out of the way in the

dining room with a loud thud, Marci headed

to the kitchen.

By the time Marci reached the kitchen

Cora Mae could tell from the noise she

made as she came through the house and the

tone of her voice that something was wrong.

“Yes, dear, is something wrong?” Cora

Mae asked her.

“You better believe there is something

wrong,” Marci replied raising her voice

and starting to yell at Cora Mae.

“I cannot believe you have taken down

the carving Isaiah, Sr. made for the two of

us on the side of the barn. It looks like you

are trying to erase anything about me from

this farm,” Marci said raising her voice

even more.

Marci’s face was now red as beet and

her voice was starting to crack with the anger

she was spouting at Cora Mae.

“It is obvious to me that you are driving

a wedge between me and my child. I

will not have it and you need to know that

I plan to take Isaiah, Jr. back with me to

Mobile when I leave,” Marci yelled.

Cora Mae had been caught off guard

with Marci’s outburst and was speechless

as Marci yelled at her.

Marci continued her rampage accusing

Cora Mae and Frank of undermining her

relationship with her son and trying to

replace her as his mother.

“I can’t believe I have been this stupid to

let you push me out of this family,” Marci

said, now losing her voice because of all

of the yelling.

Marci grew quite for a few seconds.

Her silence gave Cora Mae a few seconds

to gather her thoughts. She knew not to

lose her temper and to try and take advantage

of Marci’s anger.

“Young lady let’s get this straight. You

are Isaiah, Jr.’s mother, no one is trying to

take your place,” she said, then waited for

Marci to calm down.

Still upset, Marci gave Cora Mae a stern

look and blurted out, “You are lying. I’ve

heard you and Frank talking and I know

what you are up too.”

Cora Mae was speechless and just stood

there staring at Marci unable to speak.

Marci was still upset. She was so angry

she could feel her heart pounding in her chest.

Finally Cora Mae spoke, at first what she

was saying was almost inaudible to Marci.

“The truth is Isiah, Jr. needs to be here

on this farm where he can grow up like his

father. He needs to be with us. I hoped it

wouldn’t come to this, but you will never

leave here with our grandson,” Cora Mae

said in a calm and stern voice.

Marci could feel her heart start to beat

faster and all she wanted to do at that moment

was to grab Cora Mae and strangle her.

“We have a lawyer. He has told us we

can have you declared unfit as a mother

and take custody of Isaiah, Jr.” Cora Mae

said looking straight into Marci’s eyes.

Again there was silence between the two

as Marci stepped toward Cora Mae.

“If it is necessary we can have you

institutionalized as well and fix it where

you can never see him again,” Cora Mae

said squaring herself off to what she thought

would be an attack from Marci.

Cora Mae’s comment stopped Marci in

her tracks.

“What do you mean by that comment?”

Marci asked as the two stood staring at

each other.

You can contact Byron Spires via e-mail

at windingroads@netzero.com


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2019 Herbert M. Davidson Award

Nancy & Lowell

Lohman

Special to Seniors Today

The Community Foundation of

Volusia & Flagler will honor

community leaders and philanthropists

Nancy and Lowell

Lohman with its coveted Herbert M. Davidson

Memorial Award for Outstanding Community

Service. The dinner event is scheduled

for Thursday, Oct. 3, reception beginning at

6 P.M. at the Mori Hosseini Student Union at

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Also

being honored with the Community Foundation’s

Young Leader award is business

leader and community volunteer Nellie

Hosseini Lupoli.

“It is not possible to overstate the impact

the Lohmans have had in business and

throughout the community,” said Tom Upchurch,

a business and community leader

who chairs the Community Foundation.

“While the Lohmans have been extraordinarily

generous throughout their careers with

Lohman Funeral Homes, their community

involvement and philanthropic support has

only grown since they sold their enterprise.

The Lohmans are best known as successful

developers and operators of funeral

homes and cemeteries throughout the region.

Lowell began career in the funeral and cemetery

profession in the 1970s transitioning

from owning water/sewer treatment facilities.

Lowell has owned businesses individually

and with his family including his wife,

Nancy, his sons Ty and Brian, and his

brothers Victor and Daryl over the course of

his 50-year career. Lowell has owned and

operated more than 60 individual business

properties. Their family was the largest private

owners of funeral homes and cemeteries

in Florida for more than 30 years.

Nancy Lohman has also been widely recognized

for her work in the funeral home

and cemetery profession and in the community.

She was honored as one of the five

most influential businesswomen in the region

and received the most charitable award.

She received the Halifax Humane Society

Humanitarian Award, the Embassy of Hope

Hall of Fame Award for Community Service,

and has been honored as an outstanding

alumna of her alma mater, the Ohio

State University.

Together, the Lohmans have been honored

by the City of Ormond Beach, the Volusia

County Sheriff’s Department, the City of

Daytona Beach, the Florida Police Chiefs

Association, and the City of Ormond Beach

for various community volunteer initiatives.

Recently they received the Daytona Regional

Chamber of Commerce Lou Fuchs (pronounced

Fox) Award.

Today, having sold their funeral homes

and cemeteries, the Lohmans are owners

and developers of more than 4,000 apartments

and have expanded their philanthropic

activities.

Most recently, they organized the Halifax

Humane Society Capital Fund Drive

and provided $1 million donations to both

the Halifax Humane Society and the Council

on Aging to support programs to care for

the community’s aging population. They

have donated more than $4 million to charitable

organizations

along with Nancy’s

alma mater.

The Herbert M.

Davidson Memorial

Award for Outstanding

Community Service

was created by the

Community Foundation

in 1992 to honor

individuals who have

offered exceptional levels

of service to the

community.

Nellie Hosseini

Lupoli

Former United States Congressman John

Mica, the 2017 recipient of the award,

commented on the legacy of Herbert M.

Davidson. “It is named

for the late Herbert

M. Davidson, former

publisher of the Daytona

Beach News-Journal.

Davidson was a

community leader, a

business leader, a journalism

pioneer, a civil

rights leader, a patron

of the arts, and a philanthropist.

His legacy

and that of his family

continues to impact

the community. To say that it is an honor to

receive this award is an understatement.”

Following the Lohmans leadership example

is the recipient of the Community

Foundation’s Young Leader Award, Nellie

Hosseini Lupoli. Nellie is Vice President of

Human Capital & Strategic Initiatives for

ICI Homes and a former Senior Financial

Analyst for Amazon. She earned bachelor’s

and master’s degrees in business and accounting

at the University of Michigan and an

MBA at Harvard University. She is a Board

Member and Finance Chair of the Harvard

Iranian Alumni and Events Chair of the

Rising Leaders of the Public Affairs Alliance

of Iranian Americans.

Locally, Nellie is the Vice Chair of the

Food Brings Hope organization and serves

on their Finance Committee. She serves on

the Boards of Directors of the Daytona Regional

Chamber of Commerce, Team Volusia

Economic Development Corporation,

Tomoka Community Development District,

and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s

Eagle Athletic Association. Nellie previously

served on the Forbes Real Estate Council, as

Treasurer of the Hope Place Building Committee

and as member of Halifax Health’s

Audit & Finance Committee. In 2013 and

2017, she was recognized as a Young Business

Leader in the Volusia Flagler Business

Report’s 40-Under-40 awards program.

For sponsorship information or tickets

to the October 3 event, contact the Community

Foundation at unitedwayvfc.org or

call 386.275.1943. Tickets are available

and can be purchased for $300 per individual.

Sponsorship range from $3,000 table

sponsorships to $25,000 Platinum sponsorships.

Net proceeds from this event will

be shared equally between the Community

Foundation’s “Leading EDGE Society”

and the NASCAR Foundation.


The First 24 Hours After Your Loved One Dies

Although the first twenty-four

hours after a person’s death

can be the most emotionally

difficult for those closest to

that person, they are often expected to make

important decisions.

Obviously, estate planning can alleviate

some pressure, but following a task list of

“what to do when” can be helpful.

1. Obtain a legal pronouncement of death. If

the person dies at home in hospice, hospice

can provide this. If the person passes

at a hospital, the hospital will provide it.

2. Consider ordering an autopsy from the

medical examiner if the person died under

suspicious circumstances. The spouse

has the ability to deny an autopsy unless

the medical examiner orders it.

3. Call the person’s family, friends, and

clergy and notify them of their loved

one’s death. Avoid discussions regarding

the disposition of the decedent’s

personal property.

4. Arrange for the transportation of the

body. Knowing a few things prior to a person’s

death about their wishes can relieve

a family member, spouse, or personal representative

of concerns that they are not

doing what their loved one would want.

If possible, prior to a person’s death,

discuss end of life arrangements. The talk

should include:

Is the person an organ donor? If so,

where do they want their organs donated?

Do they want to be buried or cremated?

Do they have a prepaid funeral plan?

Protect What

Matters

…by Linda Carley

Do they want a funeral service?

Do they want their ashes scattered

or placed in an urn?

5. Call a funeral home or a crematory for

the transportation of the body. They can

also arrange for either a burial or cremation.

A direct cremation through a crematory

can be a third of the cost of a direct

cremation through a funeral home.

6. Notify the person’s employer, if any.

7. Secure the home and car.

8. Arrange for the immediate care of pets

and dependents.

9. Make a list of action items to take in the

next five days including: ordering death

certificates, arranging for the funeral and

burial or cremation, preparing an obituary,

locating estate planning documents such

as the will or trust, contacting the personal

representative named under the will, if

any, and scheduling an appointment with

a home watch company such as East

Coast Home Watch if the residence will

be vacant during the probate of the estate.

Linda Carley is an Attorney at Carley

Law, 435 S. Ridgewood Avenue, Suite 2015,

Daytona Beach, FL. She has more than 30

years experience as an attorney and former

circuit judge. Call 386.281.3340 or

info@CarleyLaw.net

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Pet Care

Safely Show Off Your New Puppy

by Sam Mazzotta

Dear Paw's Corner: Our puppy

Clyde is about four months old, and

we can't wait to show him off this

summer. We have several outings to

the park planned, as well as a group

camping trip. Is there anything we

should be wary of when taking him

out to meet his adoring public?

—Jesse and Tom

White Plains, New York

Dear Jesse And Tom: Congratulations

on your new puppy! Taking Clyde

out to meet people is a fine idea, and

it sounds like you're planning ahead to

cover any contingencies. He's at just

the right age to do so: older than four

months, so that he's developed enough

to interact with other dogs and people,

and his immune system is strong enough

to fight off most threats (as long as he's

had his shots on schedule). He's following

commands and learning to walk

on a leash.

Here's a few more things to do:

• Give Clyde some early socialization

by scheduling play dates with

dogs you already know well. These

by Matilda Charles

Remember when we were

kids and summers were

spent riding our bicycles

around the neighborhood?

We'd screech around corners, never

worrying about balance or falls. Now,

as seniors, most of us don't have that

exercise option.

That doesn't mean we have to stay

off bikes altogether. We only need to

add a wheel.

Three-wheel bicycles, known as

trikes, are becoming more popular as

the boomer generation ages. These bikes

have one wheel in the front and two in

the back, and most often come with a

big basket between the back wheels to

hold groceries or a small dog.

Most of the trikes are single speed,

but some come with three or seven speeds

to make starting and slight inclines

easier. Some trikes come with an electric

motor, and you'll need that if you

live in a hilly area.

One warning about the trikes, however:

If you rode a regular two-wheel

bike when you were young, you no

doubt learned about balance and leaning.

don't have to be very long; meeting

for a few minutes during a walk,

for example.

• Plan a few trial runs to the dog park

and the people park; schedule them

during off-peak hours in the early

morning so you have more control

over Clyde's interactions.

• Avoid taking him out on very hot

or humid days; aim for early morning

or late evening at the height of

summer. Bring plenty of cold water

just for Clyde to drink.

• Watch Clyde for signs of being overwhelmed

if he's around crowds of

people or dogs. Take him to a less

crowded area if he seems stressed out.

Send your tips, questions, or comments

to ask@pawscorner.com

Senior Service Line

Our Biking Days Aren't Over

Trikes don't work that way. To ride one

of these safely, you need to sit upright.

If your doctor says yes to a bicycle

of any kind, do lots of research before

you buy. Especially look at YouTube

videos. Check out trikes at a legitimate

bicycle shop. Don't order one

online unless you know exactly what

you're getting.

For many of us, though, the idea of

riding any kind of outdoor bicycle is

out of the question, either because of

health, or busy streets, or lack of storage

space. There's something to be said

for indoor exercise cycles. They come in

either upright (like a regular bicycle) or

recumbent, which leans slightly back.

Recumbents are closer to the floor, so

the likelihood of falling is reduced.

The best thing about indoor cycles:

It doesn't matter what the weather is.

July 26, 2019—Seniors Today—Page 15

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Rebecca M. Becker

Elder Law Attorney & Mediator

Dedicated to helping you and your family

be prepared for whatever life brings.

Tel: 386-672-4365

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“Legal preventive maintenance”

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ones, and your property

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The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.

Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about qualifications and experience.

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Strange But True

First Telephone Book

by Samantha Weaver

• It was American pastor, politician, and

activist Andrew Young who made the

following sage observation: “Nothing

is illegal if a hundred businessmen decide

to do it.”

• Tony Curtis, who co-starred with Marilyn

Monroe in the famous film Some

Like It Hot, once said that kissing Ms.

Monroe was “like kissing Hitler.” Makes

you wonder how he knew what kissing

Hitler was like.

• If you're like the average bearded man,

your facial hair grows at a rate of about

6 inches every year.

• You might be surprised to learn that

the highest reward ever offered for the

capture of Henry McCarty—the infamous

outlaw better known as Billy the

Kid—was $500.

• In a recent survey of people who admitted

to drinking beer, wine, and spirits,

more than 40 percent of respondents

said that drinking spirits made them

feel sexy, and more than half said that it

made them feel confident and energetic.

About one-third, though, said that spirits

increased their aggression.

by JoAnn Derson

• If you have a flannel-backed vinyl

tablecloth that gets a tear, don't throw

it out. You can cut it into rectangles

to line a shelf. Use a thin bead of

glue at the edges to keep them down,

and it makes a nice liner. You can

even use squares between pans as a

scuff guard.

—T.A. in Ohio

• Washcloths with tags on them can

be hung from an S hook on a towel

bar. You can fit several, and they'll

still dry as long as you hang them

from the tag.

• Sewing machine tip from C.K. in

Texas: After you oil your machine,

use a folded over paper towel to put

a few stitches through. It will absorb

any excess oil that is on the machine's

surface or needle.

• Use a used fabric softener sheet to

collect cat hair from areas where

Kitty likes to nap—the back of the

couch, fabric-covered chairs, etc.

This also works on curtains that are

• The first telephone book ever issued

was published by the New Haven District

Telephone Company and was distributed

in New Haven, Connecticut, in

February 1878. It contained a grand

total of 50 names.

• You may know that on Oct. 4, 1957,

the Soviet Union earned the distinction

of putting the first human-made object

into space with the launch of the satellite

Sputnik 1. You may not know, though,

that in Russian, the word sputnik means

fellow traveler.

• The outermost layer of the skin on your

face is made up almost entirely of dead

skin cells.

• In the Scandinavian country of Norway

you can find 1,800 lakes that contain

no fish whatsoever.

***

Thought For The Day: “Instead of giving

a politician the keys to the city, it

might be better to change the locks.”

—Doug Larson

This Is A Hammer

One Brush Cleans Another

regularly rubbed up against. Make

sure you use a sheet that has already

gone through the laundry.

• Idea for an old, unpaired sock: Insert

a tennis ball and tie closed, then give

to a dog as a toy.

—R. in Oregon.

(Here's another: Fill with clean, uncooked

white rice, and knot closed.

Heat in the microwave for a hot pack

to use on aching muscles.)

• Use an old toothbrush to clean out

your combs or small brushes. Spray

the comb with alcohol and then use

the toothbrush to scrub it clean.

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July 26, 2019—Seniors Today—Page 17

ST PAL

Seniors Today Professional Advertiser League.

Networking To Improve And Support

Senior Community Services.

Carrie Bauer Amedisys Home Health Care 386.846.2052

Haley Francisco ARC Acupuncture 386.337.2964

Lorraine Takx Brookdale Ormond Beach West 386.523.4394

Todd Register Brookdale Ormond Beach West 386.672.8800

Tammy Ozut Brooks Home Health 386.281.7105

Mariann Darcangelo Cindy Ferrara State Farm 386.255.5321

Anne O’Connell Comfort Keepers 386.322.8882

Joanne Detzel Concierge Care 814.720.2367

Ashley Ralston Concierge Care 904.534.1656

Katie Gibsons Derm On The Spot 386.256.1444

Judith Rossetti ElderSource 850.264.2274

Erin Janovsky Encompass Health 386.852.2118

Deby Okum Gold Choice Assisted Living 407.408.5533

Dee Mintz GrandVilla Of Ormond 386.673.5000

Kat Perry Greystone Health 386.871.4050

Judy Bostaph Halifax Health Hospice / Care At Home 386.717.4239

Audrey Bellini Halifax Health Hospice Of Volusia / Flagler 386.314.1189

Barry Kukes Halifax Humane Society 386.274.4703

Pam Clayton Halifax Humane Society 386.274.4703

Brad Lackey Home Instead Senior Care 386.478.6709

ST PALs (Seniors Today Professional Advertising League)

is a networking group organized by Seniors Today newspaper

and made up of professional people in our community that all

have businesses that serve our senior community. The group

was the first of its kind in this area, was formed over 20 years

ago, and is the longest running networking group dedicated

to seniors in the Volusia /Flagler area.

ST PALs prides itself on constantly networking to improve

senior resources, enrich senior lives, and provide quality services

and care for our seniors.

ST PALs is committed to meeting the needs of the seniors

in our community.

For more information, please call, 386-677-7060.

The following is a list of professionals who share the ST PALs commitment.

Please be sure to consider their businesses when you have

the need for their services:

Cathy Gallagher Home Instead Senior Care 386.255.0645

Linda Dixon Home Instead Senior Care 386.299.2507

Larry Crosby HPR Treatment Centers 386.463.0066

Chanin Carr Humana 386.846.6051

Karen Chrapek KC Originals LLC 386.846.6061

Brittany Gloersen Landis Graham & French Law 386.734.3451

Kathrine Conroy Landis Graham & French Law 386.734.3451

Trish Mucciolo Miami Grill & Bar 386.679.8227

Barbara Reigle No Place Like Home-Maker Companion Services 386.804.0043

Rachel Eyman Ormond Manor 772.766.4592

Jody Moll Ormond Manor 772.766.4592

Elanie Wait Ormond Medical Arts 386.888.7252

Becky Argeny Prudential Insurance 386.427.1955

Holli Wilbur Seagrass Village 352.286.5924

Sandra Davis Seagrass Village 386.506.1387

Mel VanTine Seniors Today Newspaper 386.689.8163

Terry Cain-Tyler TCT Advantage LLC 407.443.7211

Stacy McDonald Teddy Bear Mobile 386.451.6918

Kim Luna The Springs of Parc Hill 407.221.7738


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You Can Now Pick Up

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ACROSS

1 Church section

5 Gangster’s girlfriend

9 GPS forerunner?

12 Contemptible

13 Met melody

14 Expert

15 Grand

17 Scooted

18 Baltimore athlete

19 Luxurious fabric

21 Rocky Balboa’s greeting

22 Native New Zealander

24 Lowers the lights

27 Proscription

28 Make a sweater

31 Historic time

32 Table scrap

33 Id counterpart

34 Zinger

36 Anat. or biol.

37 Fermi’s bit

38 Nothing

40 My group

41 Money under the table

43 Star-related

47 Knock

48 Bread spread

51 Greek H

52 Reed instrument

53 Lotion additive

54 Lair

55 Collars

56 Longings

DOWN

1 Magazine contents

2 Orchard fruit

3 Ganges garment

4 Representatives

5 Guy

6 Plata partner

7 Lucy of Elementary

8 Cow catcher

9 Strict disciplinarian

10 “Super-food” berry

11 Teller’s partner

16 Xanadu band, for short

20 Clumsy craft

22 Parade

23 Opposed

24 Society newbie

25 401(k) alternative

26 Almond confection

27 Variety of 2-Down

29 Where did _____ wrong?

30 Huck’s pal

35 Baby’s cover-up

37 Off

39 Lousy car

40 Born In The ______

41 Raised

42 Assess

43 Census statistics

44 Anger

45 Unsigned (Abbr.)

46 Dregs

49 Lawyers’ org.

50 Burgle

Answers on Page 19


July 26, 2019—Seniors Today—Page 19

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Seniors Today

On The Internet At

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Crossword Puzzle

On Page 18

Favorite Foods

Crunchy Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are always a summer

favorite. Make these for

your next picnic.

4 hard-boiled eggs

2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1

⁄4 teaspoon celery seed

1 teaspoon dried onion flakes

1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes

1. Cut eggs in half lengthwise and remove

yolks. Place yolks in a medium

bowl and mash well using a fork.

Add mayonnaise, Worcestershire

sauce, celery seed, onion flakes, and

parsley flakes. Mix well to combine.

2. Refill egg white halves by spooning

a full tablespoon of yolk mixture

into each. Cover and refrigerate for

at least 30 minutes.

* Each serving equals: 73 calories, 5g

fat, 5g protein, 2g carb., 142mg sodium,

0g fiber; Diabetic Exchanges:

1 Meat


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