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• “The first time we painted the walls in our house, one of us had stepped in some paint while wearing socks and, not realizing it, had tracked some paint on the carpet. Since then, we always go barefoot when painting, since we can feel it if we step in paint and can clean it off before it gets tracked around the house.” — M.M. in Florida • “If you have leftover bits of fabric that is pretty or still useful, save it in a box or bag for other projects.

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By Sam Mazzotta

Don’t Cage Cat DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I have a precious little kitty (1 year old) that I got from a rescue that has taken a liking to relieving herself on my bed! What do I do other than keeping her caged? — Frustrated in Philadelphia DEAR FRUSTRATED: Take her out of the cage! I have a good idea why she’s relieving herself on your bed. I don’t know much about your living situation, but cats should not be caged or crated for long periods of time, and only to protect them from harm — not as a barrier or punishment. Cats are very different from dogs, and using a cage will not “train” her to do anything but be more angry. And cats will express anger and frustration in a way that you can’t miss. Her relieving habit is most likely directly related to being stuck in the cage. She knows full well that you sleep on that bed! I’ve had only one cat do the same to me, and it was entirely my fault. I accidentally shut him in my bedroom as I left for work. Cut off from my other cat, his food and his litter box, he expressed his displeasure quite clearly. But it only happened once. I made sure he was out of the room from then on before closing the door, and he never again was put in that position of having only one way to communicate. If you don’t want your cat to soil the bed, keep her outside of your bedroom. Even if you’re in a studio and can’t close off the bedroom, you can screen the bed (literally — a roll of window screening at the hardware store costs less than 10 dollars) to keep her away. But she needs relatively free rein around the rest of the house or apartment, access to food and her litter box, and a view of the outside. And put the cage into a closet, out of sight. Don’t use it unless you’re transporting her to the vet. Send your pet questions to Sam Mazzotta at ask@pawscorner.com, or write to Paw’s Corner, c/o King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Find more pet resources at www.PawsCorner.com. © 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.

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Not a Bad Start for Danica Patrick DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick, the only woman ever to win an Indycar race, made a successful debut in stock cars by finishing sixth in the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200, an Automobile Racing Club of America race at Daytona International Speedway run on Feb. 6. The event, won for the sixth time by Pennsylvania driver Bobby Gerhart, provided Patrick with needed experience in the Daytona draft. “It’s a little harder than I thought it would be, but I felt IRL driver Danica Patrick made a successful start in stock-car racing really good,” she said. “I at the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 ARCA worked on closing that disrace on Feb. 6 at Daytona. That’s Tony Eury Jr. on the left. tance between two car (John Clark/NASCAR This Week photo) lengths and being right on them at a half a car length because, with my Indy-car experience, I thought two car lengths was on them but it’s not, which is understandable why the accidents are so big because you have nowhere to go because you are literally nose to tail. “I think that, for a long, long time to come, it will be something that you get better and better at,” said Patrick, who will turn 28 on March 25. “A lot of these drivers are new to me. I don’t know a lot of them,” she said. “There are a lot of nice guys out there, and its nice to be around some good drivers.” A native of Roscoe, Ill., and resident of Phoenix, Ariz., Patrick drives for JR Motorsports, which is aligned with Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR’s premier team. Tony Eury Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s first cousin and former crew chief, is helping her learn the ropes in stock-car racing. “He’s a very good crew chief,” she said. “In IndyCar, our engineers are crew chiefs. I’m lucky to have great engineer-crew chiefs in both places. Tony’s very talented. ... He knows what he’s doing. I tell him what the car is doing and he fixes it. Monte Dutton has covered motorsports for The Gaston (N.C.) Gazette since 1993. He was named writer of the year by the National Motorsports Press Association in 2008. His blog NASCAR This Week (http://nascar.rbma.com) features all of his reporting on racing, roots music and life on the road. E-mail Monte at nascar_thisweek@yahoo.com. © 2009 King Features Synd., Inc.

“For me, it’s a matter of learning from him and understanding about the car. The difference between Indy car and NASCAR is, a lot of things are spoken in opposites, so it’s been a little bit confusing to me, but I’m getting familiar. I’m getting into the car setup side as much as I can. It’s hard to digest it all at once, but it will take a while.”

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TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH By Paul G. Donohue, M.D.

Viral Infection Can Cause Dizziness DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I got a sudden attack of dizziness that landed me in bed. I couldn’t stand. Finally, with the help of my husband, I got to the doctor, who said I had a viral infection called vestibular neuritis. I am taking medicine and am somewhat better, but the dizziness isn’t completely gone. Will it go? When? — L.T. ANSWER: I have to warn readers that the causes of dizziness are diverse, and vestibular neuritis, while common, is only one of many causes. The vestibule of the inner ear has three fluid-filled canals that work like a carpenter’s balance, that gadget whose center contains a fluid-containing tube with a bubble in it. The balance tells the carpenter if a piece of wood is aligned. The inner ear canals tell people if they are aligned. They send signals to the brain that keep us balanced. A viral infection of those canals or of the nerve that sends signals to the brain makes people

feel like they’ve been put in the spin cycle of a washer. Not only are affected people dizzy, they become nauseated and often throw up. Symptoms of vestibular neuritis lessen in two to three days, but full recovery can take up to six or more weeks. A cortisone drug taken within the first three days of illness can ease symptoms. And medicines like promethazine relieve dizziness and nausea, but they make some people so drowsy that they prefer the dizziness. The booklet on dizziness discusses vestibular neuritis as well as the other dizziness causes. Readers can obtain a copy by writing: Dr. Donohue — No. 801W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475. Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Canada with the recipient’s printed name and address. Please allow four weeks for delivery. ••• DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Can you give an explanation of and recommendation for cure of a health problem I have? Being over the age of 65 and in reasonably good health, I suffer every winter from painful cracks in my fingertips and the soles of my feet. — R.V. ANSWER: The cracking indicates your skin is drying out. You can restore moisture to your fingertips with a light coat — just a dab will do you — of petroleum jelly (Vaseline or another moisturizer) before going to bed. Put BandAids over your fingertips, and leave them on all night. You can do the same during the day, but

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Seniors Notice More Than Youngsters Do A new study has shown that we seniors take in more information from the environment. Researchers call it “hyper-encoding,” when we notice more of what’s going on around us and merge it with other information we’re getting at the same time. And we’re 30 percent better at it than our younger counterparts. Here’s an example: Let’s say you’re with your daughter talking to a friend, Mr. Jones, on the street, listening to what he’s saying. Not only do you listen to him, but you also notice that he’s wearing a red tie and a blue shirt. Later you say to your daughter, “I’d like to buy your father a shirt like Mr. Jones was wearing.” To which your daughter will likely reply: “What shirt? I didn’t notice it.” Not only that, but if you happen to spot that same shirt in a store, you’re more likely to remember where you first saw it. Does this make us wiser? Perhaps. I suspect we’re better at making decisions because we’ve noticed so much more around us over time. We understand cause and effect because we’ve witnessed events and taken in information, and when new information is presented, we can tie it to the previous events we’ve seen. We’re good at problem solving, likely because of past experience. We take the parts and pieces and put them together in ways that our younger counterparts don’t. We tend to get good grades in classes we take, likely because we remember old information and tie it to the new. On the other hand, this reduced ability to filter out extraneous information can explain why many of us find television commercials so annoying. Not only do we remember the content of the show we’re watching, but we can also recall the commercial information, repeated over and over. Matilda Charles regrets that she cannot personally answer reader questions, but will incorporate them into her column whenever possible. Write to her in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to columnreply@gmail.com. © 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.

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• To keep moisture in a cake that has been cut, secure a slice of bread to the cut sides with toothpicks. This will eliminate the need to slice off a bit of the cake to get rid of the dried-out portion. It works well for most types of cakes.


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• It was British journalist Jeremy Campbell who made the following sage observation: “Computers are good at swift, accurate computation and at storing great masses of information. The brain, on the other hand, is not as efficient a number cruncher and its memory is often highly fallible; a basic inexactness is built into its design. The brain’s strong point is its flexibility.” • In 1911, it became illegal in China to wear a pigtail. • One of Ernest Hemingway’s early English teachers claimed that the future Nobel Prize winner would “never learn to write.” • More from the files of hangover cures from around the world: In Japan, pickled plums are reputed to ease the morning-after ails; in Italy, it’s (quite sensibly) coffee. The Chinese drink strong green tea, while in the Netherlands it’s the hair of the dog — the Dutch advocate beer as a remedy. Danes eat salt, while Mexicans eat shrimp (I’ll take the Mexican remedy any day). Perhaps the oddest remedy is practiced in Russia: Sufferers there head to the sauna, where they proceed to whip out the toxins with leafy birch branches. No word on what they do in winter, when the birches are, presumably, leafless. • The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways — better known as the Interstate Highway System — is the largest public works project in the history of the world. At 46,876 miles, it’s also the world’s largest highway system. © 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.


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Tidbits of Casper - For Advertising call 307-473-8661 • 161 South Fenway, Casper, WY

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February 18 - 24, 2010

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