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Table of Contents Parents: 3-Welcome 5-6-Crabby Old Man or? 8-9-An Inspiration to All-Gabriel Rios 12-Homonyms Quiz 16-Advertise in Jump 19-Yum Yum Page 30-Festivals, Fairs, Fun Kids (of all ages) and their families 8-Gabriel Rios and the Wreslers 10-Book Reviews 15-Henry the Hand 17-Science RocksFly this Airplane 21-Critter Page-Bull Snake 22-29-Activity Pages

Beginning of Year 5! Blessings to all at the beginning of 2011 and throughout the year. We got through December and all the Christmas presents. Kids smiling. Parents content. That's what we experienced. I hope that Christmas was a great time for you and your family. What do we want to do in 2011? Are you one to have New Year's Resolutions? Do you follow through or start and stop? Personally, I do not make New Year's Resolutions. I have short-term and long-term goals and a lot of adjustments in between throughout the year. In December, I volunteered a few hours with Angels of Love (Della Perez) and with the Texas Citrus Fiesta in Mission. Having made costumes for some years, I am helping out with Chairing the Texas Citrus Fiesta Product Style Show. If you have not seen these costumes or been to their Luncheon (Jan. 15th) or coronation, this is a "must see." Our theme is "RGV Orange-Blossom Special," and celebrates the railroad in the Rio Grande Valley from 1912 to 1960. Read more in this issue and come by! Maybe next year, you want to compete in this contest-which also includes a hat contest. But, do come by and enjoy these costumes that take countless hours to put together. Every bit that shows on these costumes, has to be covered in product grown in the RGV. This month, I'd like to welcome James de Los Santos, an Art Teacher and Dr. Sawyer from Cincinnati. James will be showing kids of all ages how to draw and Dr. Sawyer will be sharing his very important information with articles and information from his website henrythehand. com. Visit Dr. Sawyer and see what products and tips her has for keeping all our families healthy. Enjoy January with your family. Family, family, family...sigh! What else is there? Betty Ramirez JUMP • 3


Last month we featured Madison Girlach on The cover and as perfect as we want to be, we did not write why she was on the cover. Maddie has been donating her toys to children less fortunate than she at christmas time.

Good Job Madison!

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on aging

Inspirations Sometimes stories take more than one page. This is one of them. Having been the my Mom’s caretaker, I sometimes got impatient and tried to hurry her up when her gait was slow. I would do many things for her, like I would a child; and, yes, forgive me Mom, sometimes, I would treat you like I would a child. I cannot take it back now. I wish I had read this a long time ago. Every one of us, young or old has dignity. Everyone has a story and feelings. And, as people

age, the mind sometimes cannot accept that the body cannot move as fast, work as long, work as hard, think as we once did. Someday, we must give up lots of things that mean freedom-like driving--but that is a story for another day. Read this carefully. If we live a long time, we will get here, too. Although, the title is Crabby Old Man, it could be a Crabby Old Lady. This should remind us that older people have the thoughts and feelings of a younger mind, but must accept ag-


ing. Let’s be patient and loving with our older ones. Betty Ramirez When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in North Platte , Nebraska , it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital. One nurse took

her copy to Missouri . The old man’s sole bequest to posterity has since appeared in the Christmas edition of the News Magazine of the St. Louis Association for Mental Health. A slide presentation has also been made based on his simple, but eloquent, poem. And this little old man, with nothing left to give to the world, is now the author of this ‘anonymous’ poem winging across the Internet.


Look Closer... See Me.

What do you see nurses? What are you thinking . . . . A crabby old man . Uncertain of habit ... .

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. . .. when . . . .

Who dribbles his food . . . When you say in a loud voice Who seems not to notice . .. . And forever is losing . .

. What do you see? you’re looking at me? . not very wise, with faraway eyes?

. . and makes no reply. . . . . . ‘I do wish you’d try!’ ... . the things that you do. . . . A sock or shoe?

Who, resisting or not . . . . . lets you do as you will, With bathing and feeding . . . . . The long day to fill? Is that what you’re thinking? . ... . . . Is that what you see? Then open your eyes, nurse . . . . . you’re not looking at me. I’ll tell you who I am. . . . ... . As As I do at your bidding, . .. . . . as I’m a small child of Ten . .. .. . . with a Brothers and sisters . . . . ... who A young boy of Sixteen . Dreaming that soon now A groom soon at Twenty . Remembering, the vows . .

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I sit here so still, I eat at your will. father and mother, love one another.

. with wings on his feet. . . . a lover he’ll meet. . . my heart gives a leap. . that I promised to keep.

At Twenty-Five, now . .. . . . I have young of my own. Who need me to guide . . . . . And a secure happy home. A man of Thirty . . . . . My young now grown fast, Bound to each other . . . .. . With ties that should last. At Forty, my young sons . . . .. . have grown and are gone, But my woman’s beside me . . . .. . to see I don’t mourn. At Fifty, once more, babies play ‘round my knee, Again, we know children .. . . . . My loved one and me. Dark days are upon me . . . . . my wife is now dead. I look at the future . . . . . shudder with dread. For my young are all rearing . ... . . . young of their own. And I think of the years . . . . . and the love that I’ve known I’m now an old man . . . . ... and nature is cruel. Tis jest to make old age . . . . . look like a fool. The body, it crumbles . . .. . . grace and vigor, depart. There is now a stone . . .. . where I once had a heart. But inside this old carcass . . .. . .. a And now and again . . . . . my I remember the joys . . . . . I And I’m loving and living . . .

young guy still dwells, battered heart swells. remember the pain. ... . life over again.

I think of the years, all too few . . . . . gone And accept the stark fact . . .. . that nothing So open your eyes, people . . . ... . open Not a crabby old man . ... . Look closer .. . .

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fast. last. see. ME!!



CAMPAIGN angels of love

If you would like to be a part of this amazing organization, call 956-972-0685.

Angels of Love is an organization dedicated to providing services to abused and neglected children of the Rio Grande

Valley. THEIR MISSION IS TO BUILD AN EMERGENCY SHELTER. Take Your Place In History with the Angels of Love. Join them in raising money to build the first emergency shelter in the Rio Grande Valley. The Buy a Brick Capital Campaign is a fundraiser in which individuals or businesses purchase bricks with their name or company name on the brick. The goal is to raise $500,000.00. The bricks will used to build and be placed in the first Children’s Emergency Shelter in the Rio Grande Valley. Buy a brick for you business, organization, school, teams, etc…Capture your name or business name on an engraved brick and be connected to the Angels of Love Emergency Shelter forever. Bricks can be purchased for $100.00 for a 4x8 inch brick and $250.00 for a 8x8 inch brick. Company logos can be added for an addi tional fee. For more information and details check out our Facebook page- Angels of Love Foundation and our website at Angels of Love is also recruiting volunteers for this and other fundraisers.


If you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the

word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning - once per month for 4 months while she is in treatment. All she has to do is sign up and have her doctor fax a note confirming the treatment. Cleaning for a Reason will have a participating maid service in her zip code area arrange for the service. This organization serves the entire USA and currently has 547 partners to help these women. It's our job to pass the word and let them know that there are people out there that care. Be a blessing to someone and pass this information along. To learn about the process, visit: To sign up for the service or to donate, visit: JUMP • 7ALL ISSUES at WWW.ISSUU.COM/JUMP-MAGAZINE READ

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He is a friendly, gentle giant with great strength and the only member of the McAllen Memorial High School Wrestling Team that is in his weight class of 215-280. Gabriel weighs in at 240 pounds. As he practices, all the wrestlers take turns wrestling with everyone else--even the girls in the team. Coach Eddie Gonzalez, who came to Memorial 4 years ago, makes sure everyone stays focused on the rigorous practice. And, focused and committed they are. Coach Gonzalez says he has learned so much by working with students like Gabriel, Carlos Rico and Erik de Leon. The Coach beams as he talks about a recent tournament in Corpus, The Gulf Coast Duals, where the Memorial Team won 3rd place overall-out of 16 teams. As I observe Gabriel, he stays focused on the practice; and, at one point he uses his finger to scrawl “slow” and “try” on the mat--to

which his wrestler partner nods. The other wrestlers both love him and respect him. When he gets too rough, they tap him on the shoulder to ease-up. What is extraordinary about Gabriel is that he is hearing-impaired and he cannot speak. He, Carlos and Erik attend The Regional School for the Deaf at McAllen Memorial. This does not hold them back from doing everything that a person who hears and speaks does. Ms Thelma Gonzalez (Interpreter), Coach Gonzalez and the other wrestlers have learned sign language. Gabriel refuses to let obstacles get in his way. His mother, Anabel Rios, says she worries (as all mothers do) that he may get hurt and cautions him not to do lots of things--to which Gabriel shrugs his shoulders and replies, “that’s life.” -Betty Ramirez


McAllen Memorial Wrestling Schedule Follow Gabriel and the other great boys and girls. January 2011 14-Mustang Classic 9 am-5 pm 20-Mission High School-Mc Memorial 7-10 pm 21-Coyote Duels-La Joya H.S.-12-6 pm 22-Coyote Duels-La Joya HS-9am-2 pm 27-Boys Crossover Matches-Zone B School7-10pm 29-Girls Crossover Matches-Zone A School9am-9pm JV Dist. Tournament-Sharyland HS-9am-9pm February 4-5-Varsity District-Mission HS-7am-8pm 11-12-Regionals-Blossom Ctr. SA-Time TBA 25-26-Delco Ctr. Austin-Time TBA Call Coach Eddie Gonzalez at McAllen Memorial for further information JUMP-MAG- JUMP • 9 AZINE.COM Children

Little Bunny Finds Christmas, by Prikko Vainio

By Kirstina Corral, Children’s Librarian, McAllen Library

Little Bunny has never heard of Christmas. A chance encounter with some chickadees gets Little Bunny wondering what could be so great. As he hops through the woods on a cold winter evening, he befriends some woodland animals who are also curious and excited to see Christmas. The meaning of Christmas is evident throughout the book, but seeing it with their own eyes is the best gift of all. The soft illustrations give the snow-covered backdrop and furry animals a warm cozy feel. This is a good book for children who are not yet familiar with the true meaning of Christmas.


Let it Snow, by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle By Michelle Shelton, Children’s Supervisor, McAllen Library Looking for a light romantic read for the holidays? Let It Snow is a novel in three sections, each one separate yet intertwined with the one before it. Acclaimed authors Green, Johnson, and Myracle combine their talents to produce three novellas that will both warm your heart and make you want to fall in love. A perfect book to read in sections or to snuggle up with after the busy holidays, you will not be disappointed. With characters such as Johnson’s Jubilee (how can a character with a name like that be anything BUT interesting?), humorous situations provided by Green, and heartwarming generosity shown through Myracle’s storyline, this book overflows with reasons to pick it up and enjoy. Adult

Wishin’ and Hopin’, by Wally Lamb

By Kate Horan, Assistant Director for Public Services, McAllen Library

Wally Lamb, bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed, I Know This Much Is True, and She’s Come Undone, tells this short but sweet tale that is part holiday fare, part coming-of-age story. It’s 1964 and Felix Funicello, third cousin of former Mousketeer Annette, is in 5th grade at St. Aloysius Gonzaga. Family mishaps – and there are many! -- are told with warmth and humor. Whether you’re reading about his mother’s nervousness before going on television as a bake-off contestant, a crazily chaotic Christmas pageant, or how Felix caused a nun to have a nervous breakdown in class, you’ll laugh at the Funicello family’s innocent foibles. Put your feet up, snuggle under a fuzzy blanket, and relax with this funny read!

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Typos sometimes happen and may be oversights, but there should be no typos in some documents and, especially, in important papers--like job applications. Master how to use your, you're, there, their, they're. These are homonyms (sound the same).

Quiz #1-Your or You're: “Your” means belonging to you. You’re means “you

are.” So, with that said take the following quiz. For ________ information, _____ means belonging (to you). _____________ is a contraction (made up of two words--you and are). So, if _________ here, _______ spelling is correct. If _____ spelling is incorrect, it will be noticed and ________ not alone. Many people misspell these two words.

Quiz #2-There, Their, They're

“There” will tell you where. “Their” means belonging to them. “They’re” is a contraction meaning “they are.” So, with that said take the following quiz. ________ is a message on your phone that says that is informing you that ______are many of your relatives coming to visit. _________ coming to town next week and want to stay at _______ relatives' homes--that may mean that ______ finances are limited. So, what does that mean? Is _________ a way of granting ________ wishes and let them know while ____________ still over _______? Should you mention that ____________expecting a little too much? Should you let them know that _________ in for a let-down or just comply with ______ wishes? Quiz #2-There, Their, They're Answers: There, there. They're, their, their. there, their, they're, there. they're, they're, their Quiz # 1-Your, You're your. your, You're, you're, your. your, you're. JUMP • 12


Reading is basic to learning. Learning is basic to comprehension. Comprehension is basic to understanding. Understanding is basic to establishing goals. Setting goals is basic to taking action. There you have it! These are the tasks and concepts that can make each individual an effective, productive contributing member of society. It all starts with learning to read and reading to learn. Establishing a love for reading in your children comes from having print materials at home from the time that the children are babies. When you have a dictionary, magazines, newspapers, inspirational or spiritual books, and books to read for pleasure at home, children begin to understand that reading is important. Reading aloud is beneficial not only to children, but also to adults. I remember some of the stories that my grandmother and mother would tell about some fictional characters, but mostly about real life happenings in

their respective childhoods. The National Center for Family Literacy suggests that that are six ways to choose a children’s book. As a parent or grandparent, you can select books: 1) just for fun; 2) by favorite character; 3) by favorite topic; 4) by favorite author; 5) by type of book; or 6) by reading book reviews and learning what books have received awards. Let’s look at each one of these ways to choose a book in more detail. When you select books “just for fun,” you might be looking for books with lots of pictures and detailed illustrations. These are fun books with funny characters and funny stories. These types of books allow for much interaction between the adult and child because you have an opportunity to interject your ideas into the story. The child can also share his or her ideas about the story. When you select books by favorite character, these are books that offer a familiar history of the character, for example, Curious George, Clifford, or Berenstain Bears. Other character books might come from characters on television or movies like Dora, the Explorer, Scooby Do or Yogi Bear. These books place the character in another adventure setting and promote a relationship between the reader and the character. When you select books by favorite topic, you will be appealing to the likes of the child. These might include books such as rhyming books, picture books, or books about special topics like insects, flow-


ers, dinosaurs, horses, cats, dogs, fairies, or travel. These might be fiction or non-fiction books but they offer a great opportunity to learn about the specific topic. When you select books by favorite author, you will want to select a special author because of their style of writing or the illustrations they use. Sometimes authors offer a series of books on the same type of topic or in the same setting. In either case, the child finds the author’s style easy to read and understand and wants to read more! When you select books by type of book you have an opportunity to give the child a wide range of experiences in reading. Some types of books that you can consider include: 1) wordless picture books; 2) poetry and rhyming books; 3) books about the alphabet, shapes, numbers, and colors; 4) folktales and legends; 5) fiction stories; and 6) non-fiction stories. When you select books that have received an award, you are getting into the “best sellers” of children’s books. The National Center for Family Literacy says that two well-known awards for children’s books are the Newbery Medal and the Caldecott Medal. Books that that win these awards will have a sticker on the front. You can also search on the internet for Children’s Choices where children review books for more information. No matter how you select books for children, here are some tips from the Family Reading Partnership on select-

ing books for children of different ages: Babies (0-12 months) – Rhyming books with lots of rhythm hold a baby’s interest and are very comforting. Toddlers (12-18 months) – Toddlers enjoy books that related to their own experiences. Youngsters (18-24 months) – Youngsters can learn the names of objects you point to in books. 2-year-olds – Read books that describe a series of events. Ask, “What is going to happen next?” 3-year-olds – Pick books that keep reading fun and introduce new ideas. 4-year-olds – Ask your child to retell his or her favorite book. The most important reason to read to your child is to share time together.

This information is provided for you by Dr. Ida H. Acuña-Garza, Executive Director of the South Texas Literacy Coalition, whose motto is: Literacy for Life! Visit our website at:

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El leer es básico para aprender. El aprender es básico para comprender. La comprensión es básica para entender. El entender es básico para establecer metas. Estableciendo metas es básico para tomar acción. ¡Allí esta! Estas son las áreas y conceptos que pueden convertir a cada individuo a un miembro de la sociedad el cual es eficaz, productivo, y contribuyente. Todo empieza con el aprender a leer y el leer para aprender. Estableciendo un amor al leer en sus hijos viene desde el momento que usted tiene materiales para leer en su hogar desde el momento que los niños nacen. Cuando usted tiene un diccionario, revistas, periódicos, libros de inspiración o religiosos, o libros que leer para relajarse, los niños empiezan a comprender que saber leer es importante. Leyendo con alta voz es beneficioso no solamente para niños, sino que para adultos también. Yo recuerdo algunas de las historias que nos contaba mi abuela y mi mama las cuales nombraban personajes ficticios, aunque también nos contaban historias de sus vidas reales de su niñez. El Centro Nacional de Alfabetismo Familiar sugiere que hay seis maneras de seleccionar libros para los niños. Como padre o abuelo, usted puede seleccionar libros: 1) simplemente para divertirse; 2) por un personaje favorito; 3) por un tópico favorito; 4) por su autor favorito; 5) por el tipo de libro; o 6) por medio de leer críticas literarias y aprendiendo cuales libros han sido premiados como buenos libros. Vamos a revisar cada uno de estos métodos con más detalle. Cuando usted selecJUMP • 14

ciona libros simplemente por su diversión, tal vez buscara libros con muchas fotos e ilustraciones con mucho detalle. Estos son libros muy divertidos con personajes chistosos y cuentos chistosos. Este tipo de libros permitan mucha interacción entre el adulto y el niño porque hay la oportunidad de injerir sus ideas al cuento o a la historia. El niño también puede compartir sus ideas según la historia. Cuando selecciona libros por medio de su personaje favorito, estos son libros que ofrecen un conocimiento anterior del personaje, por ejemplo, Curious George, Clifford, o los Osos Berenstain. Otros libros de personajes famosos pueden resultar de las caricaturas de televisión o películas así como, Dora, La Exploradora, Scooby Do, o el Oso Yogi. Estos libros describen nuevas escenas y aventuras para el personaje y promueven una relación entre el personaje y el leedor. Cuando selecciona libros por medio de un tema o tópico favorito, estará considerando los gustos del niño o niña. Este tipo de libro incluyen esos con contienen rimas, fotos o dibujos, o libros que se especializan en tópicos especiales, así como, insectos, flores, dinosauros, caballos, gatos, perros, hadas, o tal vez, viajes. Pueden ser ficción o no ficción, sin embargo los libros ofrecen una gran oportunidad para aprender sobre un tema específico. Cuando selecciona libros por medio de un autor favorito, seleccionara el auto por su estilo de escribir o por las ilustraciones que utilizan. A veces los autores ofrecen una seria de libros sobre el mismo

tipo de tema o con el mismo sitio como ambiente. ¡De todos modos, el niño encuentre en al auto un estilo el cual es fácil para leer y comprender, y quiere aprender más! Cuando selecciona libros por medio del tipo de libro tiene la oportunidad de darle al niño o niña una variedad de experiencias en leer. Algunos libros que puede considerar incluyen: 1) libros con dibujos pero sin palabras; 2) libros de poesía y rimas; 3) libros sobre el alfabeto, formas, números, y colores; 4) cuentos folklores y leyendas; 5) cuentos de ficción; e 6) historias reales de no ficción. Cuando selecciona libros que han sido premiados, llega a la lista de “libros mejores” para niños. El Centro Nacional de Alfabetismo Familiar nos dice que dos premios populares para libros de niños incluyen los medallones Newbery Medal y la Caldecott Medal. Los libros que logran ganarse estos premios de distinción tendrán una calcomanía al frente. También puede hacer un búsqueda en el internet bajo Children’s Choices donde los niños revisan los libros para mas información. No le hace como seleccione los libros para niños, he aquí algunos consejos de parte del Compañerismo de Leer en Familia (Family Reading Partnership) sobre cómo seleccionar libros para niños de diferentes edades: Bebes (0-12 meses) – Libros de rimas con mucho ritmo mantendrán la atención del bebe y son muy agradables. Niños Pequeños (12-18 meses) – Los niños pequeños favorecen libros relacionados a sus propias experiencias.

Niños Chicos (18-24 meses) – Los niños chicos pueden aprender los nombres de objetos que se les muestran en los libros. Niños de 2 anos – Leen libros que describen una serie de eventos. Hágales la pregunta: “¿Qué piensas que va a pasar?” Niños de 3 anos – Seleccione libros que mantienen el leerlos divertido y que introducen nuevas ideas. . Niños de 4anos – Pídales que platican la historia de su libro favorito. La más importante razón porque recomendamos que lean a sus niños - para que compartan tiempo juntos. Esta información es proporcionada para usted por la Dra. Ida H. Acuña-Garza, Directora Ejecutiva de la Coalición del Sur de Texas de Alfabetización, cuyo lema es: ¡La alfabetización por toda la vida! Visite nuestro sitio web en:



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INGREDIENTS: 3 tablespoons olive oil o 4 corn tortillas, torn int spoon-sized pieces 5 garlic cloves, minced 1 large onion, puréed peeled 3 large, ripe tomatoes, and puréed purée 1/4 cup canned tomato ce jui 1/4 cup fresh lime er 1 tablespoon chili powd n mi cu 1 teaspoon ground tle ipo ch ed 1 tablespoon cann e uc chiles in adobo sa ves, 1/2 cup fresh cilantro lea chopped 8 cups chicken stock salt and pepper, to taste


1 skinless, boneless chicken breast, cooked and chopped 1 ripe Haas avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese crispy tortialla chips, cut into strips like noodles The onion and tomato may be puréed together in your blender or food processor. Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot. Sauté the tortilla pieces with the garlic until tortillas soften. Add the puréed onion and tomato and bring to a boil. Add the canned tomato purée, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, and chicken stock. Bring to a boil again, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Check seasonings, and add salt and pepper as desired. Serve hot, and garnish each serving with cooked chicken breast, avocado, cheddar cheese and crisp tortilla strips.

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You will Need: An adult to help Dish soap 4 cups of water 1 cup cornstarch 6 Table spoons of suger Powdered food coloring Containers for different colors

1. Mix the sugar and cornstarch together then add water. 2. Put it in the microwave for about 30 seconds. Be very careful it might be hot! 3. Mix it well then pour it into your containers. In each container, mix a different color of food coloring and add a few drops of dish soap. 4. Paint some colorful pictures of your own garden then offer to help water the lawn and spend some time running through the sprinkler. You will end up wet but clean and happy:)



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3.What has ten letters and starts with gas? 4.Why is it so hot in a stadium after a football game? 5.What do you call a dog with no legs? the fans have left. 5. It doesn’t matter what you call him. He ain’t gonna come!

2. A priest is walking down the street one day when he notices a very small boy trying to press a doorbell on a house across the street. However, the boy is very small and the doorbell is too high for him to reach. After watching the boy’s efforts for some time, the priest moves closer to the boy’s position. He steps smartly across the street, walks up behind the little fellow and, placing his hand kindly on the child’s shoulder leans over and gives the doorbell a sold ring. Crouching down to the child’s level, the priest

smiles benevolently and asks, “And now what, my little man?” To which the boy replies, “Now we run!”

ANSWERS 1. Don’t look. I’m changing. 2. riddle 3. An Automobile 4. Because all

1.What did the red light say to the green light?

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agent angle book botch bump business call canned heat card carny championship clean finish dark match dirt sheet double turn draw drop dusty finish fall false finish feud finisher gold green heat knockout low blow mark mid-carder no-contest over overrated over-sell pop potato program promo push put over rest hold ring rat sandbag spot squash stable strap take down three-count turn tweener upset workrate


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Using graph paper will help you if you want to learn to draw. If you do not have graph paper handy, you can print it free from the internet. Look at each square and draw what you see on that square then follow it to the next until you complete your picture. You will need a good eraser. Add details and shadowing. Drawing takes patience and practice. JUMP • 28



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Jan 1,8, 15 22, 20-Farmers' Market. Jan. 4-March 5--Harlingen-Sunflower Quilt Exhibit. 956.216.4901 Jan. 14-Edinburg World Birding Center. Adult Birding Series: Basic Bird ID. 3-5 pm. small fee. 956.381-9922. www.Edinburg Jan. 15-San Benito-Market Days. 956.399.5321 Jan. 17-Austin. Martin Luther King Jr. March & Festival. Jan. 21-Edinburg World Birding Center. Friday Night with a Naturalist. 6-7 pm. Free! 956.381-9922. www.Edinburg Jan. 21-23-Harlingen. St. Alban's Episcopal Women's Antique Show & Sale. Casa de Amistad. 1204 Fair Park Blvd. 956.428.2305.

Invitation to the Product Costume Style Show

January 15, 2011 at 2 PM Mission Community Center Mission Texas. Tickets: $5.00

We invite you to see a one-of-a-kind Style Show featured in the Guiness Book of World Records. Costumes must be entirely covered in Valley products. A sight to see!! Theme: All Aboard the Orange Blossom Special "Celebrating the Railroad from 1912-1960" Divisions: Primary- Hobos Elementary-Passengers Teen-Clothing Representing RGV Cultures Adult-Famous Characters Hats-Cultures of the RGV

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Como Cepillar Los Dientes Apropiadamente Nosotros en Rubicon Dental atendemos pacientes de seis meses a veinte uno años de edad. Es una buena idea limpiar la enciílla del bebe antes de que aparezca el primer diente con una toallita húmeda, tam-

bién nosotros como padres es muy importante empezar a cepillarle los dientes al niño tan pronto como aparezca el primer diente. Es muy importante empezar a usar el hilo

dental tan pronto como nazcan dos dientes uno a lado del otro para prevenir la carie en medio de los dientes, es de suma importancia usarlo en las muelas ya que estas están muy juntos una de la otra a comparación a

los dientes de enfrente. La higiene bocal es de suma importancia en los niños que toman mucho jugo y comen cosas azucaradas.

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