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Getting Back To Basics With Biscuits

A simple biscuit has caused me to rethink modern food. Because when I walk through the aisles of certain grocery stores, I don’t always see real food—the kind that will taste good but that will also nourish your body and soul, look lovely on your plate and showcase the beauty of our earth ...

An Open And Shut Case

Sometimes what I find on the internet surprises me. There are times, when writing these columns, I feel as if I’m stuck in wildflowers and all of those seemingly have something good to offer me. I will accept – and appreciate their beauty and variety while knowing others – not I – are ...

Drew Carey – In Jamestown, N.Y.?

I’m a big fan of Drew Carey. I have been since I watched his sitcom, The Drew Carey Show religiously during its nine year run (September 1995 – September 2004), always singing along with the show’s original opening song, Moon over Parma, and then that song’s successor, Cleveland Rocks. ...

Anyone Can Form A ‘Kidney Connection’

When I was trained as a pilot, I was always amazed about the redundancies in an airplane. There were two magnetos to keep the engine running, two radios for communication, two control sticks to steer the airplane, two systems (electric and vacuum) to run the instrument panel. Everything was ...

Don’t Stress About The Dress

Dear readers, I recently took a chance on a shorter dress at a thrift store. When I say short, I mean to my knees. I’m one of those ladies who hates my legs, so I’m constantly hiding them with pants, capris and leggings. But friends, Sunday was hot. I mean — hot! We went to the beach ...

What Injections Are Covered By Medicare?

Question: Why wasn’t the tetanus shot I received covered by Original Medicare? Answer: Vaccine and injections prescribed by our physicians are covered differently depending on what the injection is for. Original Medicare Part A would cover any injection given as part of a hospital stay. ...