Joy of Medina County Magazine | March 2020
JOYFUL WORD SEARCH
GRANGER BICENTENNIAL BASH It is Granger Township’s 200th birthday, and these words will be needed for the celebration.
SPA FOR THE ROSES by Michelle Riley It is time to give rose bushes extra care in preparation for a summer full of memories.
OF MIND AND BODY
WHEN DIET AND EXERCISE FAIL by Kelly Bailey There are other factors to consider when diet and exercise do not deliver a goal weight.
E-BIKE EDUCATION by Robert Soroky How e-bikes work and whom they help the most
TALES OF A MOLD WARRIOR
TOXIC CULTURE by Paul McHam There is more than mold to be aware of when it comes to how our environment and the products we use affect our well-being.
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BUTTERSCOTCH OATMEAL COOKIES by Amy Barnes Flavors abound in this complex cookie.
by Amy Barnes Can you catch how many good deeds were caused by the actions of one man?
There was a lot of fun to be had while studying the science of snow.
by Steve Rak
On the front and back covers: photos by Amy Barnes Bob Hummel, Granger Township Historical Society president, rode his trusty stick horse to re-enact delivery of the proclamation granting Granger township status at Travel Back 200. Helping were Roberta Gifford, left, and JoAnn Boruvka.
EARS TO YOU by Kent Von Der Vellen While a cancer patient, Ruth Crane discovered a way to help others remember they are more than their treatments.
COLD-CALLING CHILL CURE Say “cold calling” and hear groans from a sales staff, yet it does not have to be painful.
by Austin Steger
by Jerry King
SINCERITY IS KEY THE IN BOX
REMOVING TECHNOLOGICAL BARRIERS
MIRTH AND JOY
THE NETWORKER Learn how sincerity can open doors.
FROM A TECHNICAL MIND Immersive technologies such as virtual reality and augmented reality are helping to make technology more enjoyable.
photos by FlashBang Photography
by Bob Arnold
by Hunter Barnard
THE MONEY TRAIL
LIFE AND RECOVERY OF AN AMERICAN JUNKIE by Kevin G. Oney
PIGEON TICKLES REVIEWER
THE READING NOOK
ROLL ’EM! Inventions, a cool car and pigeons. What more could a spy movie need?
Collect the letters, solve the riddle, and send your answer in!
A first-person, gritty account of becoming an addict and finding the strength and support to travel on the road of recovery.
by Crystal Pirri BITE ME!
by Amy Barnes
JOYFUL LETTER DETECTIVES
IRISH DROP SCONES It is the perfect time for Irish scones.
GRANGER GREATNESS It was 200 years ago that Granger Township became official, named after a man who was never there and with stories handed down for centuries.
NEW! VEGAN VITTLES
LET’S DO IT! We found lots of things to do, visit our calendar and you can, too!