July 23, 2014

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Guaranteed Party Favorite, Moscato Cheese Spread Print E-mail
Basics of poinsettia plant care Print E-mail

Although poinsettias are most often associated with the holiday season, they are actually tropical plants. In spite of their origins, poinsettias can thrive during the holiday season and even last long after the holidays have come and gone.

"What It Feels Like" Print E-mail

When I was a teenager I used to wonder how an old person felt knowing that he was getting close to death. Since I am now in that category, the answer is slowly beginning to unravel.

My dad lived to be 96 years old and up until the last couple years, he never let on that he realized he was getting old. His favorite comment about age was, “old age is ten years older than you are.”

A Sure-Fire Family Favorite Slow Cooked Pot Roast Print E-mail
Tips for mailing holiday greeting cards Print E-mail

Millions of greeting cards are sent out each holiday season. Estimates suggest that 85 percent of the United States population, or roughly 250 million people, mails out greeting cards. That adds up to billions of cards going through the postal system - and all in a relatively short period of time.

“Basketball Changes” Print E-mail

I have always liked basketball. Back in the old days this sport was the only key for a young country guy to escape into the exciting world of the heroes. When we had the opportunity to play we felt like gladiators as we ran onto the court to match skills with our opposition. Even though the spectators were fewer and the gyms were smaller, this event was the highlight of our existence. This game marked an extension of our community and school and both spectator and participant felt pride and took part in the action.

“Dangers” Print E-mail

Man has been fascinated with danger since the beginning of time. This trait is displayed in the lives of humans every day. Why else would man strive to go 300 miles per hour in a vehicle, climb a high mountain, fight lions and tigers, charm poisonous snakes, be awed by shocking rides at theme parks, swim in shark infested waters and risk losing his happy home by cheating on his wife?

Simply Irresistible Creamy Almond Bars Print E-mail
Great turkey recipe just in time for Thanksgiving Day Print E-mail


Rosanna is Old German Baptist Brethren and lives in rural Kansas. Rosanna, age 25, is an organic farmer, writer and teacher who writes a weekly column for oasisnewsfeatures.com each Wednesday. The Brethren church is similar to the Amish in many ways, but they are more permissive with technology and photography. Rosanna and her family also raise turkeys for Thanksgiving.

Rosanna's family recipe for turkey is simple:

Mix Up Your Holiday Meal with Cranberry Roast Chicken Print E-mail

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