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The Senior Newspaper Serving Volusia & Flagler Counties For 23 Years—COMPLIMENTARY COPY

A Publication of Schillinger Enterprises, Inc. © 2014 Volume XXIII – Issue 4

February 14, 2014

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It Takes Two n 1952, songwriters Al Hoffman and Dick Manning wrote “It Takes Two To Tango.” As we reach our mature years, we learn that it takes two to accomplish most things, the greatest of these… “finishing a sentence.” Just don’t know what one would do if, in the middle of a statement when the main word goes missing, your good friend or family member wasn’t there to fill in the blank. Like they say, You can haunt any house by yourself, Be a man or a mouse by yourself, You can act like a king on a throne, There are many things that you can do alone Sometimes it takes two… just to finish the sentence!

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Sitting at Cracker Barrel with Mary, we talked about many things. Each of us totally understood what the other was trying to say… waiting to fill in the missing words. Example: “We were walking down the brick (blank) on the way to the (blank) when a car came by and splashed us with muddy water!” Missing words supplied by friend, were pathway and orthodontist. You can sail on a ship by yourself; Take a nap or nip by yourself; You can get into debt on your own; There are lots of things that you can do alone. Sometimes it takes two… just to finish the sentence! Walking through the mall, Sarah and Betty were discussing an upcoming event when Betty said she couldn’t be there because: “We are planning a cruise out of Port (blank)… you know, the place where Kennedy Space Center is located…we were going on the ship that’s named after (blank), the guy whose park names end in ‘world’ and ‘land.’” Sarah filled in the blanks with Canaveral and Disney.

You Name It …by Kitty Maiden You can get very old by yourself, Catch a fish or a cold by yourself, Dig a ditch or strike it rich all by yourself, There are lots of things that you can do alone Sometimes it takes two… just to finish the sentence! When the lottery came to Florida, two ladies went to get a couple of scratch-offs during their lunch break. One searched for a penny to scratch her ticket. To her amazement, she found that her ticket indicated a win of $1,000! Through the years, because of her big win, she said she became (blank) to playing the lottery for the education and (blank) of our school children. Did she mean addicted and advancement?’ (She gave it all back over the years hoping to win again). You can fight like a champ by yourself, You can lick any stamp by yourself, You can be very brave on the phone, There are lots of things that you can do alone It sometimes takes two… just to finish the sentence! These days, about 70 percent of the phone calls are from (blank) who have something to sell or (blank). The advantage is that many people have jobs as a result of these things. How you handle the calls is up to you. Oh, yes the missing words: telemarketers and negotiate. Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people seem real smart until they open their mouths to speak. Everything we’ve learned is all in there but the years of acquired knowledge take up lots of space. Thank goodness, as we become mature adults, we have the advantage of good friends to jump in and finish a sentence now and then. Yes, sometimes it takes two.

Kitty Maiden is a staff writer for Seniors Today.


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Seniors Today 360 S. Yonge, Street Ormond Beach, FL 32174 Phone: 386.677.7060 Fax: 386.677.0836 Website: seniorstodaynewspaper.com Published by Schillinger Enterprises, Inc. General Manager Bonnie Schillinger Editor Bonnie Gragg Staff Writers Kitty Maiden Peggy & George Goldtrap

What’s Happening Around Town… Flagler County Join Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation for a complimentary breakfast and program on Feb. 25 from 8–10 A.M. with presenter Don “Toby” Tobin publisher of GoToby.com blog. You will get an insiders look at what Flagler County’s real estate statistic really mean. Reservations required by 5 P.M. on Feb. 21. Call 386.586.4440.

Lunch Bunch Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 724 Big Tree Road, South Daytona host Lunch Bunch every Thurs. at 12 NOON. Just $5 gets you lunch and bingo with non-monetary prizes. Reservations are required by noon the Tuesday prior. Call the church at 386.767.6542.

Financial Outlook Seniors Today is published and distributed free every other Friday to inform, entertain, and serve those over the age of 50. Deadlines: The deadline for advertising is Friday, 5 P.M., one week prior to the Friday publication date. Advertisements and copy: All advertisements and copy is believed to be truthful and accurate. Seniors Today reserves the right to edit, revise, or reject any advertising and/or submitted articles for publication. Advertisements are the sole responsibility of the advertiser. Advertisements and copy in Seniors Today are not meant to be an endorsement of any product, service, or individual. All editorial copy and by lined articles are the opinion of the writer and are not necessarily the view, opinion, or policy of Seniors Today. Errors and Omissions: Neither the publisher nor the advertiser are liable for mistakes, errors, or omissions. The sole liability of Seniors Today to an advertiser is to reprint the corrected ad in the next issue. Copyright Warning: Pursuant to Federal Copyright Law, all material contained within this publication which was created, designed, composed, written, typeset, imageset, or prepared in any way by Seniors Today remains the sole property of the publisher and cannot be reproduced in whole or in part without the written permission of Seniors Today. This pertains to the duplication of either advertising or non-advertising material. Notice of copyright appears on page one of this and all issues.

GrandVilla, 535 North Nova Road, Ormond Beach offers a free presentation Overcoming Obstacles: Discussing Today’s Financial Landscape on Feb. 19 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. You are invited to join them for their latest outlook and opportunities presentation to help you with your financial understanding. RSVP to 386.868.0723.

Free Caregiver’s Days Out Need a break from caregiving? First United Methodist Church of Ormond Beach is providing three free Caregiver’s Days Out that includes food, fun, and special attention for care receivers. The days are from 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. on Thurs., March 20; Thurs., April 17; and Sat., May 17 at First United Methodist Church of Ormond Beach. For information, call Sherry at 386-677-3581, ext. 311. This is a wonderful opportunity for caregivers to have a break and know that their loved ones are being taken care of in a loving, safe environment.

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Enjoy learning some fun history and discover the origins of the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse during a free program at 1 P.M. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 South Dixie Hwy. Lighthouse volunteer John Mann will tell stories about the fascinating lives of past lighthouse keepers, Stephen Crane's shipwreck off Volusia County’s coast, and the lighthouse's restoration. Reservations are not required for this free program. For more information, call 386-4242910, ext. 104.

Natural Smile Seminar Find out if dental implants are right for you at a free patient information day. Learn how dental implants can help you eat the foods you enjoy, and lead a more active and confident life. Questions about the cost and how the implant surgery is done will be answered. The seminar is scheduled at the office of Florida Oral & Facial Surgical Associates at 4 P.M. on Feb. 25 at 549 Health Blvd., Daytona Beach. Seating is limited and light refreshments served. Make reservation by calling 386. 239.3600.

SHINE Needs You Join the SHINE team of volunteer problem solvers, achievers, and leaders that help elders or disabled individuals who have a hard time understanding their health coverage and benefits from free, unbiased counseling. For info, call 888.242.4464.

Champions Of Faith Good Samaritan Society–Daytona Beach would like to invite community businesses to participate in our second annual Champions of Faith 2014–A Charity Affair dinner on Saturday, March 29 at 5 P.M., at Pelican Bay, 350 Pelican Bay Drive, Daytona Beach to benefit their renovation project. Local businesses may purchase a table for eight people at the cost of $50 per person. In addition, donations may be made in the form of a door prize or purse for the silent auction. For more details, call Shar Barron at 386-239-7575.

Heart ‘Therapy’ Ormond Beach Presbyterian Church, 105 Amsden Rd. offers two free opportunities to touch your heart: Sat., Feb. 15 at 10 A.M.; Dr. James E. Carley with Cardiology Physicians will present Promoting A Healthy Heart. Learn facts about heart disease, what symptoms to look for, and tips to cope with the disease. The second will occur Mar. 22 at 10 A.M. in the Fellowship Hall, where Martha Hollis, Ph.D., will offer a presentation on Healthy Cooking. For details, call 386.441.0300 or visit the website: ormondbeachpc.org

Art Show The Palette and Brush Club will have a showing of miniature paintings on display at the Ormond Beach Library, 30 S. Beach St. The show runs from March 1 through March 30. Many of the paintings are available for purchase. For details, call 386-310-8587.

Seniors Today Spring Fling Mark your calendars now to Fling into Spring—with Flower Power! Don your bell bottoms and tie-dye shirts and join Seniors Today newspaper once again for a FREE day of entertainment with Jim Nelson, fun, food, exhibits, door prizes, and more. This fun-filled event is absolutely free and open to all seniors on Friday, March 21. Come any time from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. All this fun takes place at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 724 Big Tree Road in South Daytona. Bring a friend and enjoy a free lunch! Vendor tables starting at just $150. Advertising and sponsorships available too! To find out more, call Seniors Today at 386-677-7060.

Group Discussion The discussion group Exploring Our Spiritual Philosophies will meet on Sat., Feb. 22 at 11 A.M. with M. Ashley Moore, Certified NLP trainer at 3959 S. Nova Rd., Bldg. B, Ste. 21-22, Port Orange. You are invited to a group discussion of personal philosophies with the intention to expand knowledge through interactive communication. RSVP to save your space to ashley@ moorestrategiesforsuccess.com or call 386.788.5653.

Free Tax Help Free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low- and moderateincome with special attention to those ages 60 and older is available around Volusia County from AARP Foundation from Feb. 1 through April 15. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service. For locations visit aarp.org/taxaide or call 888.227.7669.

Support Groups Neuropathy Support Group The 2014 Neuropathy Support Group meets at 2 P.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall, 485 Turnbull Bay Road, New Smyrna Beach and at GrandVilla of Ormond Beach, 535 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach. The goal of the meeting is to provide support, education, and comfort to those with Neuropathy; and their caregivers. For details, call 855.966.3600. Parkinson’s Support There is a Parkinson’s Support Group in Flagler County. They will meet the first Sunday of every other month at 3 P.M. at Florida Hospital—Flagler. For more information and meeting dates, call 386-445-3371.


February 14, 2014—Seniors Today—Page A-5 Beware Of Pre-Planning Schemes edicaid is government assistance for long-term care. To qualify for Medicaid, one must meet certain requirements as to level of care required, income, and assets. We normally do not suggest that our clients transfer assets, other than to the spouse, in advance, with the hope that they will later qualify for Medicaid. In Florida, to qualify for Medicaid after transferring assets to people other than the spouse, one must make the transfer at least five years prior to qualification. Transfers made within five years are deemed effective only once the person otherwise qualifies for Medicaid, not when actually made. Thus, if three years prior to application, one transferred assets to third parties, while they did not qualify for Medicaid, the transfer was deemed not to have occurred. We sometimes apply for Medicaid once a person otherwise qualifies, in order to be denied, to start the clock running. We frequently see advertisements and seminar invitations for Medicaid qualification products. Sometimes, these products involve annuities that supposedly can be converted to Medicaid qualification annuities once the person needs Medicaid. Although certain annu-

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ities can be used for Medicaid qualification in some situations, buying an annuity in advance may not accomplish the intended goal. Buying a qualified annuity at the time Medicaid is needed is not considered a transfer of assets, so there is no need to do so in advance. After examining clients’ assets and circumstances, we assist clients in determining eligibility for Medicaid and, if necessary, advising as to legal means of altering assets, in order to qualify. It is inappropriate to suggest that any type of annuity, trust, or other technique will automatically assure qualification. If you receive information on Medicaid-planning techniques from a nonattorney, or anybody, prior to needing nursing home care, be wary before purchasing a product. Attorney Michael A. Pyle, of Pyle & Dellinger, PL, 1655 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Ste. 1, Daytona Beach, FL, 32117 Telephone: 386.615.9007. E-mail: mike p@pylelaw.com or www.pylelaw.com

Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation Community Open Forum Series Presents: “What Flagler County’s Real Estate Statistics Really Mean” By Don “Toby” Tobin, publisher of GoToby.com blog

February 25, 2014 Complimentary breakfast: 8–8:30 A.M. Program: 8:30–10 A.M. Reservations Required. RSVP By 5 P.M. Friday, February 21st to: 386-586-4440.

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Reel Life Revisted by Peggy Goldtrap AG recently discovered some old 8mm films of my childhood, and in the same box, an ancient projector. He got the grinding projector to work, revealing disjointed images, random events, and ghostdancers shadowing the bedroom wall. My family never kept lengthy records on paper or on camera. It wasn’t our style. I don’t have an extensive album of ‘marker’ years although I have enough to quilt the pieces. Maybe I’m not nostalgic, but I prefer to remember people in my mind rather than seeing them ‘alive’ when they no longer are. Like most readers, my ‘family of origin’ is gone and extended kin are scattered. My memories are strangers to theirs; like a random knock on an unopened door; or peeking in windows of a vacant house. In these old films I saw my mother, as beautiful as I remember her and as tense. She was a perfectionist. Her attention to detail was phenomenal. Nothing was relaxed or casual when there was a better way in mind. The house was always orderly, attractive, and sheets were ironed. A baloney sandwich was a culinary production. To her chagrin, her only daughter spooned peanut butter from a jar, by-passing bread. My mother was a great cook, homemaker, and from time to time, a fun-filled playmate. I miss the playmate and the scratchy film reminded me of that. My dad looked so young in the films and I had forgotten about the glasses he wore. Designer frames were not on his radar. DuPont gave my dad authority to make decisions; his word could ‘hire or fire’. When he spoke, he expected people to follow orders. Parents are granted no such power. Wrestling with a strong-willed girl who knew his techniques and resented his orders was my dad’s Waterloo. ‘Daughter, come here!’ When he forgot my first name, I knew it meant trouble. He taught me how to work, for which I’m thankful. My dad would be outraged in this day and age when politicians are suggesting that people work less in order to get more benefits. He would not believe that mediocrity is the new standard of productivity. If a person was going to work with or for my dad, the job would be done right, and he held the key to right. Since I was not a Susie Homemaker type, the hours I spent with him in the yard, or fixing things, maintaining the car; or threading a wiggler on a hook; his countless hours of basic education are priceless to me. Poor GAG, once upon a time, whenever he went out of town, I did a major renovation project. Once I tore down a suspended kitchen ceiling, for starters. I knew better than to suggest ‘we’ do it because ‘we’ would have said NO. He’s never understood that I enjoy painting, hammering, tearing things up to improve surroundings. Of

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Happy Talk …by George & Peggy Goldtrap course, improvement is relative. No matter, a fresh coat of paint, like a new hairstyle, can change courses and moods and stimulate the mind to explore. The films ‘snippeted’ houses, snowstorms, puppies, baby’s first steps, and random airplanes. Grainy inconsistent images flickered wildly. Repositioning the projector didn’t improve quality. Like time itself, people sped by and I couldn’t stop them long enough to say goodbye. I hated that; it was depressing. I don’t want to be reminded that the majority of those people are dead and their young faces and favorite places are nevermore. Since I can’t bring ‘em back alive, or affect or control what has been, why not leave them resting in reels? I know people who get refreshment and comfort from old family photos, albums, and films and for those people, time travel is priceless. For me, it’s awakening in an empty room echoing with screams. Rummaging around in the past can be a painful distraction: ‘woulda, coulda, shoulda’ invite grief. There’s a corner of my mind that’s still an infant, unaware of anything except the moment; unmindful that birth holds consequences. Nothing has to die as long as it believes it’s alive and dreams of the future. I believe people can change, ‘recreating’ themselves as long as breath is inside. Witness the remarkable Betty White, who just celebrated her 92nd birthday. Years will eventually overwhelm her, but death is competing with a rapier wit honed by life met head-on.

The films will be sent to my brother’s girls. He was the camera man more than my parents, so these reels are their historical records. My nieces might enjoy seeing their ‘mom’ in her first home; their dad behind the controls of an airliner. The great-nieces and nephews will see their great-grandparents beaming with pride and promise. Hopefully, those families will feel great pleasure from the odd assortment of reel time and texture and they will bring them joy. For me, I am finished with the past and whatever meaning it had. NOW is all my attention span will bear.

George and Peggy Goldtrap are both actors, speakers, and writers and may be reached at georgegoldtrap@gmail.com


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The Little Matchmaker

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y daughter and I went to our favorite fish taco place for dinner. We were halfway through our meal when a cute middle-age guy walked in. He caught my eye briefly while he waited in line at the counter, and I could tell there was a spark. Or maybe that was the jalapeno talking. Besides, no guy was going to pick me up while I ate tacos with my autistic 9-year-old. After Cute Guy ordered, he stood by the counter. Then he walked past our table. Katie looked up and smiled her brightest smile. Hi, she said, loud and clear. Cute Guy turned around. "Hi," he said, coming over to our table and bending down to Katie's level. "What's your name?" Katie was not expecting this. She started sucking deeply on her soda and smiling at Cute Guy from around her straw. He laughed. "So that's it? You just wanted to say hi?" Katie smirked. Cute Guy turned to me. He had gorgeous blue eyes that crinkled when he smiled. Wow. He was even better looking up close. “My daughter used to do that too. Say hi and then get shy.” He glanced over at Katie. “She really is beautiful. She must get that from her mom.” I kept it simple and said thank you. I might have blushed. He asked again for Katie's name while she silently pulled on the straw. "Oh," he

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said with a laugh. "I can see you're just toying with me like all the other guys." “Actually,” I said. “I think you might be the first stranger she's ever spontaneously greeted.” Cute Guy looked surprised. “She has autism,” I said. “So it doesn't come naturally for her like it does for other kids.” Cute Guy didn't bat an eye at this revelation. "Wow," he said to Katie. "I'm flattered that you decided I was worthy of your very first hello. You did it like a pro." Katie beamed at him. I could tell she was thinking, “Now THIS GUY would make an EXCELLENT daddy.” “Hey, Katie,” I said. “What's your name?” “I'm Katie,” she mumbled from around the straw. “Hi, Katie,” he said. “What a beautiful name for a beautiful girl. I'm pleased to meet you.” She burbled into her soda, and Cute Guy laughed. “She's a sweetheart. You've really done a great job with her.” I wanted to marry Cute Guy without even knowing his name. I glanced at his hand resting on the table. No ring. The guy at the counter called Cute Guy's number. “Sorry,” he said. “Got to go. See you later, Katie.” Katie grinned. “Hi,” she said. Cute Guy and I both laughed. He flashed his gorgeous smile, winked, and walked away. I was basking in the glow of this unexpected encounter when it dawned on me that Katie had managed to pick up a guy on my behalf.


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Day Life …by Kathy M. Bryant Protein is a critical nutrient for older persons, since muscle mass decreases with age; we need to be sure to get an adequate but not excessive amount in our diet. • In a restaurant, choose steamed, grilled, or broiled dishes instead of fried or sautéed. • Look for foods low in saturated fats, Trans fats, and cholesterol. Most of the fats you eat should come from polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats like those found in fish, nuts, and vegetable oils. • Eat fresh fruits and vegetables when possible. In addition to vitamins and minerals, they provide us with water that helps the metabolic processes in the body and keeps them functioning properly. • Pick foods that provide dietary fiber, like fruits, beans, vegetables, and whole grains. A diet adequate in fiber helps keep digestion regular but also promotes normal blood glucose and blood cholesterol. • Choose beverages low in added sugars. Check the ingredient list for Sucrose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, maple syrup, and fructose and avoid them. Kathy M. Bryant is with the Volusia County Extension Office. For further information, call 386-822-5778.

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Vaseline Glass Q: I have three glass bowls from the 1950s. A dealer in my area has identified them as being pieces of Vaseline glass. What is Vaseline glass, and is it collectible? —Emma, Conway, AK A: Vaseline glass is a transparent yellowish-green or greenish-yellow glass, so named because it is close to the color of Vaseline petroleum jelly. When first made, it was marked as canary glass. Early Vaseline glass gets its color from uranium oxide when added to lead glass. The result is a glass that will flash two colors in sunlight and fluoresce under ultraviolet light. Other yellow-green glass will not. Yes, it is collectible, and prices depend on the piece and where it is being sold. *** Q: My dad was a carpenter and had quite a tool collection. I am in the process of liquidating his estate and it has now come down to his tool room. Can you advise me? —Billy, Rio Rancho, NM A: Steve Johnson is an appraiser, collector and a dealer of vintage tools.

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3, Bake for 45 minutes. Stir parsley and black pepper into remaining tomato sauce, and evenly spoon over partially baked meat roll. Continue baking for 15 minutes. Place baking dish on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Makes 6 servings. Freezes well. Each serving equals: 162 calories, 6g fat, 15g protein, 12g carb., 326mg sodium, 2g fiber; Diabetic Exchanges: 2 Meat, 1 Vegetable, 1⁄2 Starch.

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Fashback Test Your Music Knowledge by Mick Harper

1. Who had a hit with Shadow Dancing? What year?

2. Which song was originally titled Guess Who's Making Whoopie (With Your Girlfriend)?

3. Name the group that released the cover of Little Darlin’ in 1957.

Answers 1. Andy Gibb, in 1978. The song stayed at No. 1 for seven weeks. 2. Mama's Pearl, by the Jackson 5, in 1971. The title was changed to keep Michael Jackson's innocent image.

3. The Diamonds. Purists maintain that the original by the Gladiolas is the finer version, but it's the energy of the Diamonds' version that made it a more popular version.

4. Which duo released Leather And Lace in 1981?

4. Stevie Nicks and Don Henley. Nicks had written the song for Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, who didn't use it on their own Leather And Lace album.

5. What song contains this lyric: “I'm not superstitious about ya but I can't take no chance. You got me spinnin', baby, you know I'm in a trance.”

5. Knock On Wood, originally by Eddie Floyd in 1966. Others have done covers, but it was Amii Stewart in 1979 that made it a danceable disco song.

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What’s In The Stars For The Week Of February 17 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Seeing the silly side of some ridiculous situations helps give the Lamb a new perspective on how to handle them. Some important contacts are made this week. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Try to complete your outstanding tasks by midweek. This leaves you free to take advantage of new possibilities opening up by week's end. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) With your creative side and your energy levels rising, you should be able to tackle that too-long-neglected project again. A family member has important news. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) An explanation you requested seems to be more confusing than enlightening. Insist on clarifications now, rather than deal with problems later. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Your energy levels might be ebbing a bit. Don’t take catnaps when you could be working on those unfinished tasks. There'll be time relax by week's end. VIRGO (August 23 to Sept. 22) It's a good time to get those ideas out of your head and into a readable format to turn them into something doable. A friend is ready with worthwhile advice.

LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Careful —you might be stepping into dangerous territory if you decide to exaggerate the facts. Remember: The truth speaks for itself and needs no embellishment. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Although your workplace successes have earned you admirers, some colleagues who are not among them. Be careful how you proceed with your new project. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You might have to go into great detail to explain why you're currently reluctant to make changes to an already prepared plan. Be sure you have all the facts. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Travel plans might still be uncertain. Instead of getting upset about the delay, begin checking out some alternative destinations. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Changing conditions might require you to alter some plans. Be prepared with explanations for those who do not want changes made. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Although you might have to deal with some who aren't too kind in their critiques, you gain points when you're willing to stand up and defend your work.

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Moments In Time Moments In Time The History Channel

On Feb. 11, 1858, Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, a 14-year-old French peasant girl, claims to have seen the Virgin Mary. The apparitions occurred in a grotto of a rock promontory near Lourdes, France. Today millions of people travel to Lourdes every year to visit the grotto, whose waters supposedly have curative powers. On Feb. 12, 1912, Hsian-T'ung, the last emperor of China, is forced to abdicate. A provisional government was established in his place, ending 267 years of Manchu rule in China and 2,000 years of imperial rule. The former emperor was only 6 years old. On Feb. 16, 1923 in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen. The chamber was virtually intact, with its treasures and the perfectly preserved mummy of King Tut untouched after more than 3,000 years.

On Feb. 13, 1945, the most controversial episode in the Allied air war against Germany begins as hundreds of British bombers descend on Dresden, Germany. With two days, the city was a smoldering ruin. Dresden had been regarded as one the world's most beautiful cities for its architecture.

On Feb. 15, 1950, Walt Disney's animated feature Cinderella opens in theaters. Disney's full-length animated feature films began in 1937 with Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs. Disney had risked $1.5 million of his own money on the venture.

On Feb. 14, 1962, President John F. Kennedy authorizes U.S. military advisers in Vietnam to return fire if fired upon. Kennedy was acknowledging that U.S. forces were involved in the fighting, but he wished to downplay any appearance of increased American involvement in the war.

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Tails From The Front by Tyler Stover ven though they are “man’s best friend,” most dogs will have their moments of misbehavior. Dogs might bark too often, jump on visitors, or try to escape out an open door, to name a few common issues. The good news is that most dogs will work to earn your praise. Most dogs respond well to owners using positive reinforcement training methods. While punishment has been included as a dog training method, this can often be confusing to dogs. Instead of learning that a behavior is wrong, a punishment may just teach them to behave that way when you are

not around. Punishing fearful or aggressive dogs may actually amplify those behaviors. When using positive reinforcement, your dog will learn to perform correct behaviors. When training with positive reinforcement, it is important to present your dog with his reward immediately. If you wait too long, they may be confused at why they are being rewarded. Have a high-value reward like a small piece of hot dog for when your dog displays the behavior you are seeking. You can also use a clicker to associate the sound with the treat, adding another level of understanding for your dog. Do not reward your dog’s negative behaviors. This seems like common sense, but

we often overlook the ways we are rewarding unwanted behaviors. For example, if your dog barks at you anytime he wants to go outside, and then you let him out, you are rewarding his barking. Instead, try to ignore these behaviors by turning your back or walking away. Once the dog stops barking, you can tell him to sit, and reward him for doing so. When working with your dog, keep it simple. While dogs can learn hand signals and a few basic words, they do not understand English. Do not expect your dog to understand a command that is a full sentence. Try to keep all commands to one or two short words like stay or down. Be consistent with your training, and you should

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This Is A Hammer Tankless Hot Water Heater by Samantha Mazzotta

Q:With three teenagers in the house, the current tank heater is just not adequate to keep hot water available. Will a tankless heater solve the problem? Which do you thinnk is better, an electric or gas heater? —Sal in Southern California A: While I like the concept of tankless water heaters—they provide hot water on demand, rather than storing water in a tank and keeping it warm— it's really important for homeowners to do their research before deciding to jump to this system. Electric tankless heaters, for example, look like a good deal up front. They cost about a third to one-half as much as gas tankless heaters. However, installation can be expensive: most electric heaters require a dedicated 30-amp circuit, meaning an electrician will have to come in to properly wire the house. In older homes, the installation can be pretty painful on the wallet. Gas tankless heaters cost more up front, but installation may not be as expensive. An installer will need to set

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Dear Paw’s Corner: My boyfriend regularly allowed my cat to jump onto the table during dinner and would feed Baxter right from his plate. We're no longer a couple, but Baxter is still with me, and he insists on jumping onto the table and begging food. How can I break him of this habit? —Janine in Reno, Nevada Dear Janine: It can be tough to break a bad habit in a cat, especially one that was allowed to persist for so long. You may never be able to completely train Baxter to stay off the table or to not beg, but you can discourage such behavior. Don't feel guilty about doing it, either. Baxter likely will yowl pitifully at you as you eat dinner without him. Don't allow him on the table at all. How do you do that? Easy. When Baxter moves to jump onto the table,

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