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Food A game plan for your game-day bash. PAGE 6
History Tim Ehrhardt shares 10 occurrences that had an impact on Rim Country. PAGE 7
Travel Ken Brooks outlines some great sounding tours in his Travel Talk column. PAGE 5
Health Sciatica: A big nerve that can be a big problem, says Dr. Donohue in his Good Health article. PAGE 10
Faith Simone Lake writes about letting God into your heart in her monthly column. PAGE 11
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FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS
Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art Lovers of antiques, art, fun and much more are invited to First Friday at Bootleg Alley Antiques & Art. Lovers of music will enjoy a free concert by Payson’s own John Carpino while sitting by the fire pit. Lovers of animals can visit the Humane Society table to purchase raffle tickets and/or make a donation. If you love Historic Main Street, bring a date, a friend, or just treat yourself and head to 520 W. Main St. The theme is “Date Night” for First Friday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 3 and everyone is invited. Chili Relleno Casserole Dinner at Community Presbyterian Church Come out for an evening of good food and entertainment. To benefit its Child Learning Center, the Community Presbyterian Church is serving a Chili Relleno Casserole, beans, chips, dessert and drink from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at 800 W. Main St. Eat in and enjoy the music of “Anything Goes” or get the dinner to go — it’s only $5 a plate. The bus will be running to take you up and down Main Street after dinner too. All proceeds go to the children’s programs at the Community Presbyterian Child Learning Center. Down the Street Art Gallery Down the Street Art Gallery’s Art from their Heart Valentine event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., First Friday, Feb. 3 will feature the coop’s newest artist, Jim Mc Bride. McBride is new to the Payson area and is a self-taught oil painter, inspired by nature and especially the Rocky Mountains and the area around Salida, Colo., where he ranched prior to relocating to Payson. Meet Jim McBride and the other artists making Art from their Heart and enjoy some chocolate treats.
Welcome to The Rim Review. Gosh! The first month of 2012 is already gone! That’s hard to believe. Hope the New Year has been good to you and hope you enjoyed January’s editions of The Rim Review. We are starting February with a feature on the Hashknife Pony Express riders who will be thundering into town next Wednesday. We thank Carol McCauley for writing the article, which is illustrated with photos from the Hashknife’s visits over the last few years. Elsewhere in the Review you will find historian Tim Ehrhardt’s column. His
topic in this issue is on what he believes are the 10 most important events in Rim Country history over the past 100 years… though he doesn’t go back quite 100 years in his “countdown.” Since this is the first edition of the Review for February, you will also find Simone Lake’s inspirational column, Firm Foundation. Ken Brooks outlines some great sounding tours to consider in 2012 in his Travel Talk column. Recipes in this edition are all about setting up a great bash for the big game on Sunday, Feb. 5. If you are having folks over
Humorous answers for the guilt-plagued Northeast Arizona author and speaker Jo Russell answers the question, “How Can I Put the Guilt Gene In Its Place?” in a short, humorous talk at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, at Oasis Christian Books and Gifts, 512 S. Beeline Highway, Payson. Russell will be signing “Which Button Do You Push to Get God to Come Out? A Humorous Devotional for Women” from 10 a.m. to noon, also at Oasis. “As a longtime Christian author and teacher, I read several thousand devotionals a year. By adding laughter and a light touch, I made these fun,” Russell said. She added that nearly all Christian guides are illustrated with husband-wifekids stories. “That leaves single parents, widows and the unmarried feeling downright invisible! That’s why I used stories to span the generations, including the unmarried.” Russell raised her twin sons from diapers to adulthood as a single parent while working as a full-time educator. She used 14 humorous classroom stories in the 15week study. Debora Coty, award-winning author of “Too Blessed to Be Stressed” and “Mom NEEDS Chocolate” writes about “Which Button Do You Push to Get God to Come Out,” “I love this devo! Using LOL (laughout loud) personal experiences, author Jo Russell skillfully weaves Scripture into the craziness of real life and encourages the reader to apply Biblical principles to her own harried everyday life.” Russell has won in a number of national writing contests for her humorous stories, has had scores of magazine and newspaper articles published, and contributed to “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” “Shaping the New You” and “Heavenly Humor for the Dieter’s Soul.” Russell authors a humorous weekly blog on
Join author and speaker Jo Russell from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 4 at Oasis Christian Books and Gifts. She will give a short, humorous talk and will also be signing her book “What Button Do You Push to Get God to Come Out?”
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COVER The Hashknife Pony Express riders will arrive at the Payson post office at approximately 4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8.
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— or even if it is just you and your family — check out the recipes for some dips, chicken tenders and chili in this edition. Rather see a movie than watch football? Andy McKinney said “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” is a must-see. Katie Schouten wasn’t ready to give “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” the same glowing recommendation, but did say it is a well done film filled with suspense. Check out the calendar listings here and on the Around Arizona page for more activities to make your February fabulous. Thanks for reading. Teresa McQuerrey, editor
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will also be great fellowship and a wonderful speaker at Ponderosa Bible Church, 1800 North Beeline at 8 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 4. The breakfast starts the day and then Nathan Agent will be sharing his marvelous story about how God has transformed his life. Keith Talley and his crew will be preparing lots of good food. Help your friends by inviting them to this Breakfast for a Buck opportunity. See you there.
Benefit at the Buffalo Local favorites John Carpino and the Hot Cappuccinos will be providing live music for the benefit and fund-raising event for Payson cancer patient Jaci Hill, Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Buffalo Bar and Grill in Payson. There will be door prizes, raffles, silent auction items, dancing and more. The event starts at 7 p.m. Details pertaining to this event and more can be found at www.johncarpino.com. The Reunion Jazz Band performs The Reunion Jazz Band will be featured from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12 at the Payson Community Presbyterian Church, 800 West Main Street. The band will present mainstream jazz and some bebop played the way you remember. Music from the glory years of jazz, performed by experienced musicians. The band includes Ken Hales on trumpet and flugelhorn; Clark Furlong, trombone; Chuck Bellman, saxophone and flute; Tom Walker, piano; Randy Wright, bass; and Gerry Reynolds, drums. A $5 donation is requested at the door — includes refreshments. Reservations are also requested, send to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Benefit for marine biology tour There will be an enormous rummage sale and pancake breakfast at 7 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 4 at the Walmart parking lot to raise money to send area students on a Pacific Coast marine biology tour. Get a jump on spring cleaning and make donations for the event. Call Lori at (928) 474-2681 for pick up. Rim men invited to Breakfast for a Buck A fabulous breakfast is still only a buck, and there
Gospel singer in concert Kevin Spencer, noted southern gospel singer, will present a concert at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6 at the Payson First Church of the Nazarene, 200 E. Tyler Parkway (across from The Home Depot). He started singing with his family’s group, The Spencers, at the age of 3. In 1992, he started his own group, Kevin Spencer and Friends. He is now touring as a soloist and has made recordings with Bill Gaither and released a new tribute CD to his favorite singer, the late Rusty Goodman. Spencer is a born again Christian and believes in living what he sings. Everyone is invited to attend and bring a friend. There is no admission charge, but a freewill offering will be taken. Christian concert A Christian concert, featuring Chris Driesbach, will be presented at the Rock of Ages Lutheran Church, 204 W. Airport Road, Payson at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10. For additional details, call (928) 970-7606. Sweetheart Dance The Payson Elks Lodge will have its Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Dance Saturday, Feb. 11. Cocktails start at 5 p.m.; dinner featuring Herm’s Famous Ham Dinner, is at 6 p.m.; and music starts at 7 p.m. with Junction 87. Dinner tickets are on sale now at the Elks Lodge, 1206 N. Beeline Hwy., for $15 each, or they can be purchased at the door the night of the dance. For more information, contact the Lodge at (928) 474-2572. PAL Studio Tour call for artists The Payson Art League is now organizing its annual ’Neath the Rim Open Studio Tour, which will be held May 4, 5 and 6. PAL welcomes new artists to participate, showcasing your work at your own studio or by joining another artist at their site. For applications and information, please contact tour director Jan Ransom at (928) 468-8593.
P L AY I N G I N R I M C O U N T R Y AYOTHAYA THAI CAFÉ, PAYSON Reservations advised – call (928) 474-1112. Thursday, Feb. 2, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. - singer/songwriter John Carpino
9 p.m. to closing, Thursday: Karaoke 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4: John Carpino and the Hot Cappuccinos, benefit for Jaci Hill 5 to 9 p.m., Sunday: Jam sessions with Junction 87
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Feb. 3: John Carpino March 2: Eddie Armer March 17: Vyktoria Pratt Keating April 6: Sounds Unlimited May 4: Sounds Unlimited June 1: Junction 87 July 6: Junction 87 Aug. 3: Junction 87 Sept. 7: Trouble in Paradise Oct. 5: Trouble in Paradise
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Inspired by the vibrant culture of its native country, the vivacious Ballet Folklórico de Antioquia, Colombia will perform traditional Colombian folk music and dance on Feb. 3 at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, located at 7380 E. Second St. in downtown Scottsdale, four blocks south of Indian School Road and three blocks east of Scottsdale Road.
SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Ballet Folklórico de Antioquia, Colombia, 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3. Tickets: $29, $39. Inspired by the vibrant culture of its native Colombia, this vivacious young dance company has won widespread praise around the world – including at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing – for its fiery, virtuoso performances of traditional Colombian folk music and dance. Presented with support from National Endowment for the Arts and Western States Arts Federation. Celtic Nights: A Journey of Hope, 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4. Tickets: $39, $49. Celtic Nights expertly weaves together the dramatic story of the Irish journey to the New World. A dozen of Ireland’s finest vocalists, dancers and musicians perform traditional Celtic ballads and melodies, fiery fiddling and thundering step dancing. There will also be an Arts-Connect Step Dancing Master Class with Celtic Nights. The world-class dancers of Celtic Nights teach the fundamentals of Irish step dancing in a master class at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4. Admission is $15 and the class is limited to 30 participants. Metropolitan Klezmer, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9. Tickets: $29, $39. Hailed as “one of the finest American klezmer bands” by Songlines Magazine, Metropolitan Klezmer performs an exhilarating range of musical treasures with astonishing agility and refreshing depth. This collaborative adventure of eight exceptional New York musicians creates inspired neotraditional interpretations of rollicking Yiddish dance, swing and tango, plus genre-expanding originals. There will be a pre-concert book signing by local author Leon H. Gildin, who will sign copies of his award-winning book, “The Polski Affair,” and its just-completed sequel, “The Family Affair,” in the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium at 6:30 p.m. The books tell the story of Holocaust survival, what the families knew or thought they knew and how, decades later, they learn, for the first time, those things that were better left unsaid. The Duke Ellington Orchestra, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. Tickets: $39, $49. One of the most influential figures in jazz, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington created more than 2,000 pieces of music during his prolific career. Today, the Duke Ellington Orchestra carries on his remarkable legacy, introducing new generations of music lovers to that one-of-a-kind big band sound. There will be an Arts-Connect Open Dance with the AZ Lindy Hop Society starting at 3:30 p.m. Learn to swing and strut your stuff at this open dance with the AZ Lindy Hop Society in the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium. Free to the public. No-host bar. The event is presented by the Fred J. English and Sara M. English Charitable Trust, with additional support from Vi at Silverstone, a Vi and Plaza Companies Community. Promotional support provided by The Arizona Lindy Hop Society. TAO: The Way of the Drum, 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18. Tickets: $49, $59. Living and training in the rugged mountains of Japan, the athletic, young drummers of TAO bring extraordinary precision, energy and stamina to their explosive performances. Now an international sensation, TAO offers a modern take on the ancient art of taiko. Simone Dinnerstein, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19. Tickets: $26. American pianist Simone Dinnerstein has gained an international following thanks to the remarkable success of her top-selling recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations. Making her Scottsdale debut, she will perform Bach’s three chorale preludes for piano by Busoni, Kempff and Myra Hess; Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major and Partita No. 2 in C Minor; and Schubert’s Four Impromptus, Op. 90. The performance also includes the Center’s Keyboard in the Sky video display, which enables the audience to see the pianist’s hands moving across the keyboard in real time from any seat in the house. Presented by the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust. Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24. Tickets: $39, $49. One of the young giants in the jazz world, trumpeter and bandleader Irvin Mayfield founded the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, affectionately known as NOJO, in 2002 to carry the tradition of New Orleans jazz into the 21st century. Since then, this swinging, 16-piece band has shared The Big Easy’s rich jazz heritage with enthusiastic audiences around the country and won the 2010 Grammy Award for “Best Large Jazz Ensemble.” There will be an Arts-Connect Post-Show Talk with Irvin Mayfield and KJZZ’s Blaise Lantana. Lantana chats onstage with bandleader Irvin Mayfield of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra following the concert. Free to ticket holders.
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Film is as good as we are likely to get The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo has elderly Swedish magnate who hires people surging into theaters around the investigator. But the amazing the country. I hope none of them are Rooney Mara steals the show as the faint hearted. There are some of the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. most intense, graphic scenes of human Very rarely does an actress have depravity ever put on film in this very the courage to throw herself into a fine movie. The R rating is well and role so completely. I thought at first truly earned. If realistic sex, brutal that she was a newbie, maybe from rape and foul murder are more than Andy McKinney Latvia or something. But no, she is you can take, stay far, far away. American and not new, this is her sevReviewer That warning over, this very long — enth big screen appearance since two hours and 40 minutes — film is as 2009. She is startling, at one moment good as we are likely to get in this flawed, fallen tragically vulnerable at the next, composed and world. We are taken through the twists and ruthless. It is transformational acting. turns on the way to discovering the solution to a Writer/producer Steven Zaillian takes a terdecades old mystery, the disappearance of a rific novel and translates to the screen successteen girl from the midst of her extended family. fully. He is responsible for such other successful What might have been just a superbly told tale movies as Money Ball and American Gangster, of horror and mystery is enlivened and elevated both of which I reviewed favorably. Director by the amazing characters invented by Swedish David Fincher filmed much of this bleak tale in author, Stieg Larsson, now tragically for book the bleak winter of Sweden, making the whole and movie lovers, deceased. enterprise even bleaker, quite appropriately. He The forces of good are represented by a mag- also directed the recent Social Network and the azine journalist, now disgraced, and his assis- thrillers Fight Club and Seven. This first-rate tant, a tattooed and pierced 23-year-old with a movie had the benefit of a first-rate script with photographic memory who might really be excellent directing and good performances by insane. She certainly is one of the most uncon- fine actors. This is how four saw blade movies ventional heroines in all of literature. On the get made. It would be five saw blades, a rare other side we have someone who has perhaps bird indeed, except that I thought some trimbeen successful in killing a string of young ming might have improved things. It is two women. hours and 40 minutes, after all. Daniel Craig, lately appearing as the most They spent an astonishing $90 million to successful James Bond since the sainted Sean make the film, which seems a lot, but is justified Connery, plays the journalist. He leaves his well- by its take thus far of $140 million in worldwide muscled body in the closet and seems more real- ticket sales. Fans who can take the intense realistically like a middle-aged, not so fit desk jock- ism can look forward to at least two more films. ey. He is hired to investigate the very cold case Larsson wrote three novels with the same charof the missing teen. acters before his untimely passing. Christopher Plummer very grandly plays the I’ll see you at the Sawmill.
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Well done, good level of suspense Every key must have a lock to go worked well together to convey the with it. story. Oskar himself, however, was Oskar Schell (Thomas Horn) found slightly annoying. It is difficult to say if a mysterious key in a blue vase in his it was the actor, or the character that father’s closet, a year after his father’s made it that way. Since this is Horn’s death in the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on first movie, it may have been a mix of the World Trade Center. It has only one both. I think the desired reaction was clue, an envelope that it was in that supposed to be one of sympathy, but I says ‘Black.’ was not feeling sympathetic toward Katie Schouten Oskar’s father always gave him Teen reviewer his character. Instead I felt slightly puzzles to figure out, and so Oskar irritated. believes that this is the last puzzle he The movie was a drama, and it had has left for him. In an attempt to find the lock the right effect to draw out emotion from the that the key fits, Oskar acquires a list of every- audience. Several people sitting around me one in New York City with the last name Black. were trying to contain the sniffles. Since it was He embarks on a journey in which he goes to a movie surrounding 9/11, there were many visit each of these people. His intention to take a shots with real footage from the news. It got a short 30 seconds with each person is thwarted, reaction out of me as I remembered the 9/11 as he finds that they all want to share a part of videos that I have seen in my history classes. their lives with him, or to try to comfort him. He The movie was well done, and had a certain also enlists the help of the mysterious renter, level of interest, as it surrounded an important who lives in his grandmother’s apartment, on historical event from this century. There was his search. also a good level of suspense, which kept it Tom Hanks plays Oskar’s father, and played intriguing. It was not too long, which can somethe role at the level of ability that has come to be times be a problem with movies. While it will expected of him. Oskar’s mother, who is played never be one of my favorite movies, it connects by Sandra Bullock, was also a strong role that with our nation’s history. Bring your tissue was well cast. The characters themselves boxes.
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TOURS FOR 2012
Several tour operators have prepared wonderful itineraries for travel to North America as well as Europe for this spring, summer and fall. We’ll discuss a few here. Tauck Tours is one of the most respected operators in the U.S. and they have put together some highlights of various areas of the U.S. and Canada that I will mention. GRAND CANADIAN ROCKIES
Their Grand Canadian Rockies tour is especially interesting since it encompasses some of the most scenic destinations one can find in North America. On this tour you will first fly to the most beautiful city on our continent, Vancouver, B.C. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel to begin KEN BROOKS your adventure. Water, majestic mountains and colorful parks surround Vancouver. The next day the tour takes a ferry to Victoria Island to see the waterfront with its collection of fishing boats and yachts. Then, board a coach and be driven to the famed Butchart Gardens just outside of town. From there, it’s back to the waterfront and the Princess Hotel where you will enjoy a formal British afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel with an overnight stay. Next day it’s back to Vancouver for some sightseeing, then that night board VIA Rail Canada’s “The Canadian” train to take you to the Rocky Mountains. I have done this several times and never tire of the beauty the region offers. You will spend the night and part of the next day on the train as it winds its way northeast. Tauck Tours have reserved space for the group in one of the train’s vista dome cars so you can enjoy and photograph the amazing scenery passing by your windows. Rugged, tall mountains framing valleys with rivers running through them is only part of the pleasure. All your meals on the train are included. You will have private room accommodations with facilities to enjoy. The lounge cars on the train are yours to use. After crossing the Continental Divide into Alberta you will arrive for a two-night stay at the Park Lodge on the shores of Lac Beauvert. Now, a day in Jasper National Park is scheduled to be mostly free with tennis courts, golf, hiking and swimming and other activities that are available for your pleasure. This night, enjoy dinner at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. The Icefield Parkway is scheduled for the next day —
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this road links Jasper and Lake Louise. It is one of North America’s most scenic highways. As your coach winds its way through snow-domed peaks, you may see elk, deer, bighorn sheep or bears. The Columbia Icefields highway passes by one of the largest masses of ice outside the Arctic Circle. You will stay this night at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in the heart of Banff. After breakfast, your coach will take you through the stunning scenery of the Bow River Valley. You will be photographing almost every mile this day. On day number nine, you will enjoy rafting on the Bow River and are given time to explore museums, shops and assorted culture of the area. Then, this evening join the other tour members for a farewell dinner. The last day will be spent driving from Banff to the city of Calgary for your flight home. If I were to put together a western Canada with the Rockies tour itinerary I could not have done a better job than that which Tauck Tours is offering this year. For more information, call them at 1-800-468-2825 and request a brochure. Have you ever had the yearning to see polar bears in their natural surroundings in Manitoba, Canada? Tauck Tours will take you there in October and November. Upon arrival you are given a lecture on what to expect, then board a flight north to Churchill positioned on Hudson Bay. Once there, you will check into your hotel and the next day begin exploring in an all-terrain vehicle to view the bears and other wild life. You will probably witness young bears wrestling and experience some dog sledding. You can visit an Eskimo Museum and hear fascinating accounts of their daily life. Following, you will return to Winnipeg transferring to your flight home. Polar bears are a rather rare sight anywhere and to see them in their natural surroundings is very special. EUROPE
How about a classical tour of Europe? Several tour companies offer this and your travel agent can assist your planning by giving you brochures to take home and digest. Some tours begin in Paris where you will meet your tour director and enjoy dinner the first night with the group of travelers you will be with for the next several days. Your tour director will outline what you will experience and impart tips that will help make the trip a little easier. Your first day in Paris will probably include sightseeing the Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Opera House, Cathedral Notre Dame and the River Seine. Perhaps that night will include a dinner aboard a riverboat sailing through the City of Light.
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From Paris your tour might pick up several itineraries. Perhaps next go to Switzerland for all its scenic pleasures, then down into Italy for stops at Florence, Rome and Venice. Italy always amazes me with its charm, historical landmarks, beauty and many points of interest. We were in Italy three months ago and we could renew our love for Florence as well as Rome. These are but two cities among several that are worth time in visiting museums and the general daily life of Italians. Try their cuisine, as it is sometimes quite different than American Italian food. While you are in Europe, you might select a tour that also includes Monaco and Nice. They are very close together on the Riviera and worth the time you will spend there. These areas are quite up-scale and it is interesting to see how the upper class enjoy vacations. You might be inclined to choose a tour that encompasses both Portugal and Spain. They are easy to enjoy together and have many, many interesting areas to explore. You have Madrid and Barcelona as leading cities of Spain and you can also include Granada and Seville. In Portugal you can enjoy Lisbon with its many historical sights and friendly people and then go inland for more local interest. May is a good time to visit these two countries because it is before the hot weather sets in. In fact, most of Europe is rather hot and humid during the summer months so keep that in mind when planning your trip. You might wish to first fly to London and tour England before moving on to Ireland and Scotland. After seeing Great Britain, you can take the Chunnel Train to Paris and begin your European tour there.
The Baltic region is becoming very popular and perhaps the best way to enjoy this area is a cruise out of England. You would probably visit Russia, Poland, Germany and some Scandinavian countries on one of these cruises. The highlight will be St. Petersburg with all its museums, castles and canals. I strongly suggest overseas vacations to be either escorted tours or cruises. Both entities will look after you and offer suggestions as to where to visit on your own and keep you out of trouble. Popular destinations remain Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and river cruises in Europe and the United States. You could probably travel for two years without stopping and still have places you wish to visit. It’s a big, wide world and yours for the taking. Have a ball!
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IN THE KITCHEN | FAMILY FEATURES
A game plan for your game-day bash Not everyone can score tickets to the big game, but anyone can throw a big game bash to watch it with friends and family. To help you avoid making rookie party planning mistakes, Kellogg has partnered with pro running back LaDainian Tomlinson of the New York Jets to help you score points at your big game bash. “I know how tough it can be to please everybody, both on the field and off,” said Tomlinson. “But with some good strategy, you can plan a great party that puts a smile on everybody’s face.” MAKE A PARTY PLAYBOOK
• Crunch the numbers: Count on guests each eating between 8 to 12 servings of appetizers over a two-hour period. Plan on two nonalcoholic drinks per guest during the first hour, and one for each hour after that. Buy about a pound of ice per guest for drinks. • Tackle the food prep early: Make as much of the food ahead of time as you can. Peel, chop and prep veggie trays a day or two in advance. Dips and desserts can be made the day before. If you’ll be making anything in a slow cooker, prep all your ingredients in advance as well, so that all you have to do when you wake up is put them in the cooker and turn it on. SACK BORING SNACKS
• Stock up on all-star ingredients: Make sure you have plenty of the things your team really likes. Crowdpleasers like Cheez-It, Town House Flipside crackers, Keebler cookies, and Rice Krispie Treats make adults and kids alike happy, and they can be used as ingredients in other dishes, too. • Run a surprise play: Try a new recipe like these Spicy Touchdown Tenders. They get a surprising, crunchy kick from Cheez-It Hot & Spicy crackers. Serve them with some Buffalo sauce and they’ll be the MVPs of your party. RECRUIT A GREAT TEAM
• Call on your special teams: If you want a great dessert, but don’t bake, ask your baking friends to work their magic for the party. Get the resident chili expert to make his best, and let your friend the decor expert set the scene. They’ll enjoy working in their zones, and you get a few things taken off your to-do list. • Let the Pee Wee League play, too: Get the kids involved with party prep. Older ones can help you make food and younger ones can set out utensils, cups and plates. You can appoint some special “Trash Referees” to patrol the party and help clean up plates and cups during the game, so there’s not a big mess to clean up afterward. For more tips and game day recipes, head to www.SnackPicks.com.
SPICY TOUCHDOWN TENDERS Preparation time: 15 minutes; total time to serve: 1 hour; makes 5 servings 1 pound chicken tenders 3/4 cup buffalo chicken wing sauce 2 cups Cheez-It Hot & Spicy crackers, crushed Place chicken tenders in large plastic, zip-top bag. Pour in buffalo chicken wing sauce. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Spray large baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place crushed crackers on large plate. Remove each chicken tender from marinade and roll in crackers to coat. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining tenders. Discard any remaining marinade. Place prepared chicken in preheated oven. Bake 15-20 minutes or until thermometer reaches 165 degrees. Serve hot. Source: Kellogg
GAME-WINNING DIPS AND HEALTHY TIPS
Two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions are losing weight and eating healthier. But by the time the big game rolls around, many people are ready for a break — or looking for an excuse to cheat. But kickoff
Spicy Touchdown Tenders
7 Layer Fiesta Ranch Dip
does not have to be a signal to punt your healthy-eating habits. Registered dietitian Jodie Shield knows it can be a struggle to celebrate and stay healthy. She’s put together some win-win tips and healthy and delicious recipes that are sure to keep fans cheering for more: • Know your game plan. If you’re the home team (i.e. the party host), you get to call the plays. Serve entrees that are lean and festive, such as Touchdown Turkey Chili. Or prepare a thin whole wheat crust pizza using reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and lots of sliced veggies. • Offer a starting lineup of healthier appetizers. Whip some traditional game day favorites into shape. Instead of nachos, serve baked chips with salsa. Pass on the salt and butter and sprinkle a dash of Parmesan cheese over popcorn. Forget the fried chicken wings and serve baked chicken tenders seasoned with Hidden Valley Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix. • Think fresh. Skip the super subs and set up a sandwich bar with lean deli meats such as turkey breast and ham, low-fat cheese slices and prepped veggies — like sliced tomato and shredded lettuce — and low-fat toppings. • Pass on super big portions. No matter what foods are served, remember you don’t have to eat the whole thing. Grab a small plate and load half of it up with fresh veggies and baked chips. • Get in on the action. During halftime, grab your guests and head outdoors for a quick game of touch football. You can always record the commercials so you don’t miss out.
1 cup low sodium tomato juice 1 package Hidden Valley Fiesta Ranch Dips Mix Heat olive oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add onions and bell pepper and sauté until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Remove and place in slow cooker. Add ground turkey breast to the same pan and cook until crumbled and browned, about 8 to 10 minutes. Add the turkey to the slow cooker along with all of the remaining ingredients. Cover the slow cooker and cook for 4 hours on high heat or 8 hours on low heat.
7 LAYER FIESTA RANCH DIP Preparation time: 10 minutes; makes 10 (1/4 cup) servings 1, 16-ounce can fat-free refried beans 1/2 cup guacamole 1 package Hidden Valley Fiesta Ranch Dips Mix 1 cup fat-free sour cream or plain nonfat yogurt 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese 6 green onions, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 1/4 cup sliced black olives (optional) Spread each of the ingredients in the order listed over a 9-inch serving platter or pie dish. Chill for an hour and serve.
TOUCHDOWN TURKEY CHILI Preparation time: 15 minutes; cooking time: on high heat cooks for 4 hours; on low heat cooks for 8 hours; makes: 8 (1 cup) servings 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 2 pounds lean ground turkey breast 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) Mexican-style diced tomatoes 1 can (6 ounces) reduced sodium tomato paste 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
CHEESY RANCH POPCORN Preparation time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 3-1/2 minutes; makes: 6 (2 cup) servings 1 bag (3 ounces) reduced-fat, low sodium butter-flavored microwave popcorn 1/4 pack (0.25 ounces) Hidden Valley Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix 3 sprays from olive oil mister 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Pop popcorn according to package directions. Immediately open the bag and pour the popcorn into a large serving bowl. Spray the popcorn with three sprays from the olive oil mister, toss with salad dressing and seasoning mix and then toss with the Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.
“No need to pass on fabulous dips to maintain your diet,” said Shield. “Thanks to the protein and fiber in chickpeas, hummus is light, yet heart-healthy enough to satisfy hungry sports fans. Try this easy recipe for happy game day guests.”
HOLD THAT LINE HUMMUS DIP Preparation time: 10 minutes; makes: 8 (1/4 cup) servings 2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) chickpeas, rinsed and drained 4 garlic cloves 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 package Hidden Valley Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix 4 tablespoons cold water 1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste) Dash of paprika for garnish In a food processor, puree the chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, salad dressing and seasoning mix and water until very smooth, about 3 minutes. Add tahini paste and process an additional 2 minutes. Spread hummus into a shallow serving bowl. Sprinkle top with paprika.
PLAY GOOD DEFENSE AND SUBSTITUTE
The best way to tackle those creamy, high-calorie dips is to make smart substitutions. Here are a few options to help you get started: Instead of guacamole, use salsa Instead of pesto, use chopped tomatoes and basil Instead of sour cream, use plain fat-free yogurt Instead of cheese, use reduced-fat cheese Instead of cream, use fat-free evaporated milk For more recipes and tips, visit www.hiddenvalley.com. Source: Hidden Valley
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RIM HISTORY RIM HISTORY RIM COUNTRY HISTORY | TIM EHRHARDT
Ten occurrences that had an impact With the Arizona Centennial less than a month away, there seem to be a lot of lists out there, some of which are extremely interesting. So, I thought I’d give it a shot, with 10 occurrences in the past 100 years that have had a major impact of this area. ZANE GREY COMES TO THE AREA
When Zane Grey decided to visit the area in 1918 to hunt and learn about the Pleasant Valley War, locals could not have had any idea of the impact that he would have on the region. He wrote numerous stories from his place underneath the Rim, which led to many movies of these stories being filmed here. Even after his death in 1939, he continued to have an impact as his cabin under the Rim was TIM EHRHARDT restored, leading to the term “Zane Grey Country” to describe the area. Many folks have come here after reading his stories and Grey’s legacy lives on at his rebuilt cabin in Payson’s Green Valley Park. CAMP GERONIMO ESTABLISHED
In my opinion, this might be one of the more underrated events in the region. They didn’t have to set up camp here in the 1920s, but when they did, they started a tradition that continues to this day. Did Zane Grey have an impact on that decision? Perhaps. It got people in the habit of coming up here to camp, a tradition that continues to this day. Remember, kids with fond memories of their childhood tend to want to return to those places and I think Camp Geronimo helped the stage for future growth in the region. THE COMPLETION OF THE BEELINE HIGHWAY
It took nearly six years for the paving of the Beeline Highway to be finished in 1958, but it was worth the wait for the area. It set the region up for future growth, making it far easier to get from the Phoenix area to Rim Country. This area had been left out of major transportation lines, as its long held hopes for a railroad connection never materialized. The Beeline was a game-changer. FOUR LANES FROM PAYSON TO PHOENIX
When I was growing up I remember many highway delays. Sure, it wasn’t anywhere near as bad as it was before the Beeline was paved, but it still wasn’t good. If you didn’t get out of Mesa by 3 p.m. on a summer Friday afternoon, you’d be stuck in traffic. Coming home on Sundays weren’t much better, with tie-ups in the areas where it went from four lanes down to two lanes. This further shortened the time between Phoenix and Payson, making the area that much more attractive to people. THE OX BOW INN
Built in the 1930s, the Ox Bow still stands today as a testament to Payson’s wilder times. It played host to numerous bands and even a brawl or two, situated in the heart of old Payson on Main Street. Clearly this is a place that has had a major impact. PAYSON IS INCORPORATED
It may be hard to believe, but Payson wasn’t incorporated as a town until 1973. Ted Pettet was Payson’s first mayor as the region pushed forward. THE 1990 DUDE FIRE
Located northeast of Payson under the Rim, this
The Dude Fire began on June 25, 1990 and would end up burning over 25,000 acres and costing six firefighters their lives.
fire began on June 25, 1990 and would end up burning over 25,000 acres and costing six firefighters their lives. It burned Zane Grey’s cabin under the Mogollon Rim and much of some of his favorite hunting grounds. The death of the firefighters led to safer techniques and much study; study which has probably since saved additional lives. SWITZERLAND IN ARIZONA
This Barney Swartwood creation was an anchor of mountain themed developments, in particular Payson North. This hotel, which originally had a restaurant, was a unique piece sitting on Highway 87. It still goes on today, though now it is a Best Western and the exterior has been modified. Nearby though still sit the Swiss Village shops and the subdivisions are home to Payson residents and their unique street names like William Tell, Sherwood, and Luzern. Swartwood was not just a developer, but also
donated the land where the town hall was built. His son Craig served as one of Payson’s mayors and on its town council THE RIM LAKES
This region did not always have lakes on top of the Rim. Today’s Rim Lakes were not developed until the late 1950s and early 1960s. Their presence has had a lasting impact on the region, drawing anglers from all over. THE PASSING OF THE TORCH
Throughout time people pass on, leaving it to future generations to carry the torch. One must reflect upon and respect the old families who first settled this region prior to statehood. Over the past 100 years many changes have occurred, yet these folks carry on the legacies of parents and grandparents in shaping this region.
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COVER STORY | CAROL McCAULEY
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The Hashknife Pony Express riders will arrive at the Payson post office at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Upon arrival the riders will be available to sign autographs.
PONY EXPRESS The riders are coming! The riders are coming!
Neither rain nor sleet nor dark of night (nor traffic, highway construction or weekenders) shall stay these riders, and their mounts, from their appointed rounds. This year however, is a very special year for this ride. The Hashknife Pony Express ride has been cho-
sen by the State of Arizona as one of the official events to celebrate Arizona’s centennial. The first leg of the 200-mile trip over the Mogollon Rim will start at the Holbrook post office. Each year the Hashknife Pony Express riders receive the oath of office from the Holbrook postmaster authorizing them to carry the U.S. mail by Pony Express. The familiar cry of “Hashknife!” will be heard in the chilled morning of Wednesday, Feb. 8. Members of the Hashknife Pony Express will then mount up for the 54th annual ride of the Hashknife Pony Express. Not all riders will start from Holbrook. Many of the riders will proceed to predetermined stations along the route to wait for a rider to approach to transfer the mailbags. Each rider carries the mailbags for approximately one to two miles at a full gallop. When he connects with the next rider in the relay the receiving rider spurs his mount to take the bags from the hand-off rider without breaking stride. The annual posse route takes the riders from the
Holbrook post office onto Dry Lake Road to Heber and over the Rim for an overnight in Payson. In addition to those who ride the trail and carry the mail, there are numerous support people. The safety of the riders and their mounts is key to the success of this ride. For more than 50 years the Hashknife Pony Express has carried the U.S. mail from Holbrook to Payson to Scottsdale (with outriders going to Pine and Strawberry) under the oldest continuous and official contract with the United States Postal Service. The Hashknife Posse was organized in 1955 as a search and rescue team for the Navajo County Sheriff. In 1957 the posse borrowed the style of the country’s original Pony Express and 27 posse riders carried an invitation to then-governor Paul Fannin to attend the posse’s annual Hashknife Stampede in Holbrook. CONTINUED ON PAGE 9
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Pony Express FROM PAGE 8
That first ride was in March and took 26 hours of straight riding. It was from this ride that the idea of an annual Pony Express ride was born. In 1959 Holbrook postmaster Ernest Hulet helped the posse acquire an official contract with the U.S. Postal Service. This was the birth of the Hashknife Pony Express and it has since become an endearing part of the history of Arizona from Holbrook to Payson to Scottsdale. The athletic ability of these riders and their mounts is a testament to the stamina of the Hashknife as well as the original Pony Express riders team. The riders will arrive at the Payson post office at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. There will be entertainment provided by DJ Craig starting at 4 p.m. Upon arrival the riders will be available to sign autographs on posters and bandanas as well as picture taking. Parents, bring the kids out to this event because the Hashknife Pony Express riders will be giving out free Hashknife Centennial bandanas to all children 12 and under. It’s not too late to purchase your official Hashknife mailer to send letters to friends and family anywhere in the world. Hashknife Centennial posters, mailers and bandanas are available for purchase at the post office. Posters and Centennial souvenir coins are available at Bob’s Western Wear at 605 S. Beeline Highway, (928) 474-9586. Hashknife is a non-profit and all proceeds from sales, donations and sponsorships are tax deductible and go toward the mounted search and rescue effort. For more information on the Hashknife Pony Express, visit www.hashknifeponyexpress.com
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TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH | PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D.
Sciatica: Big nerve can be big problem DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a 78-year-old woman, and five months ago I came down with sciatica in my left leg underneath the buttock. It’s very painful. I’d like to know if there is something that can be done. — S.M. ANSWER: The sciatic (sigh-ATTIC) nerve is the body’s longest and largest nerve. It springs from nerve rootlets that emerge from the spinal cord in the lower back. Those rootlets intertwine to form this big nerve. It travels from the back, through the buttocks and down the leg to the foot. Anything that presses on or irritates the nerve in its long course gives rise to sciatica (sighATTIC-uh), painful inflammation of the nerve. A bulging back disk can press on the nerve. Arthritic spurs on the spine are another source of irritation. A collapse of a backbone from osteoporosis is another trigger for pain, and the pain can be in the lower back, the buttocks or down the leg to the foot. Have you tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief? Aleve, Advil, Motrin and the many other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs dull pain and quiet inflammation. Icing the painful back area for 10 to 15 minutes three times a day is another way to numb pain. If ice doesn’t work, turn to heat — hot compresses or a heating pad. Stretching the back might take pressure off the nerve. Sit on a firm chair with feet on the floor and knees shoulder-width apart. Turn slightly to the left. Then, with your right arm dangling down between the knees and left arm dangling down on the outside of the left knee, bend down to the floor as far as you can and hold that position for five seconds. Straighten up and reverse the process by turning to your right and arranging your arms with the right arm outside the right knee and the left arm between the knees. If this exercise hurts, stop. If it doesn’t, perform five bends each, to the right and then to the left. Do the exercise three times a day. Five months is a long time to put up with back pain. I’m not sure if self-treatment will do much for you. You need a doctor’s intervention, along with physical therapy. The booklet on back pain delves more deeply into its causes and treatments. To order a copy, write: Dr. Donohue — No. 303W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. 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: Some time ago, you answered a letter from an 80-year-old lady who asked if
she still needed to have mammograms. I say an unqualified yes. Two years ago, at the age of 82 1/2, my mammogram detected cancer. Surgery was followed by radiation. Two years later, I am feeling fine and doing well. — A.S. ANSWER: Experts argue about the value of mammograms late in life. Stories like yours make me side with those who promote having mammograms as long as a woman is in reasonable health. If a woman has an estimate of living at least four more years, mammograms are a good idea. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I haven’t seen an article about vaginal yeast infections. The doctor gave me an oral antiyeast medicine for it and a cream to apply. In addition, he gave me something to stop the itching. It seemed worse after the treatment, so the doctor gave me five more days of the oral medicine. What would you suggest if it comes back again? Could it be something I am eating or taking? — N.F. ANSWER: Candida is the name of the yeast responsible for vaginal infections. Itching is a prominent sign. The vaginal lining also often is irritated and painful. Intercourse can be uncomfortable. White patches adhere to the vaginal lining, and there may be a white discharge. Close to 75 percent of all women will experience at least one Candida infection during their life. It has nothing to do with what you eat or take. Somewhere between 20 percent and 50 percent of women harbor this yeast in their vagina but don’t have any symptoms of it. If these women are put on an antibiotic for an unrelated infection, the vaginal bacteria that keep the population of Candida at small numbers die off. Without those good bacteria, the Candida yeasts reproduce at a rapid rate and lead to symptoms. You were put on a standard treatment for Candida. Those treatments are antiyeast medicines that come as ointments, creams or vaginal suppositories. There are many of them. The oral antiyeast fluconazole (Diflucan) is another approved treatment. Recurrence of this infection is common and hard to abolish. If it happens, longer treatment with vaginal antiyeast medicines coupled with a weekly dose of oral Diflucan for six months is a reasonable action. If that fails, referral to a center that has the capability to check Candida’s sensitivity to antiyeast medication can end the problem. Unproven but popular ways of attacking this infection include eating yogurt with live lactobacillus in it to repopulate the vagina’s normal bacterial population. Another unproven approach is to treat the male
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partner. It hasn’t been shown that such an approach works, but some experts resort to it. Vaginal infections are discussed at length in the booklet on that topic. To obtain a copy, write: Dr. Donohue — No. 1203W, Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475. 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: What can you tell me about hypothyroidism? Does taking iodine help? I hear that taking thyroid hormone is a lifetime commitment. — C.N. ANSWER: Hypothyroidism is a thyroid gland that’s putting out way too little thyroid hormone. All body processes slow. People become weak and are exhausted. They’re cold when others are pleasantly warm. They gain weight without overeating. Their skin dries. The face becomes puffy. The heart beats slowly. Worldwide, iodine deficiency is the main cause of a sluggish thyroid gland. It is not in North America. Here, the main cause is an attack on the gland by the immune system. The appropriate treatment is supplying the hormone in pill form. It usually is a lifelong treatment, but it’s not an onerous one. It’s taking only one pill a day. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My husband is very nearsighted and has to wear thick glasses. I’m not. I don’t wear glasses at age 50. We have four children. What are their chances of having to wear glasses? — E.P. ANSWER: Nearsightedness (myopia) indicates that the eyes can see things that are near. Nearsighted eyes don’t see distant objects clearly. It’s a common eye condition, and genetic involvement in it is high. If one parent is nearsighted, the children have a 24 percent chance of also being nearsighted. If both parents are nearsighted, the children’s risk increases to 48 percent. If neither parent is affected, the children have an 8 percent chance of developing nearsightedness. Factors other than genes have to be at work. (Don’t believe these percentages with unquestioning acceptance. I don’t.) Dr. Donohue regrets that he is unable to answer individual letters, but he will incorporate them in his column whenever possible. Readers may write him or request an order form of available health newsletters at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853© 2012 North America Synd., Inc. All Rights Reserved 6475. LIFE • HOME • AUTO • BUSINESS
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STRANGE BUT TRUE FIRM FOUNDATION | SIMONE LAKE
BEATING HEART What determines and verifies that a person is alive? The heart. The most important organ in our body! This hardworking organ works 24 hours, 7 days a week till the day we die. The human heart beats and pumps blood throughout the entire body as well as delivering oxygen to the brain and all the other organs in our bodies. How thankful we are that it never takes a vacation! If the heart does have probSIMONE LAKE lems, diseases, poison, etc., one might consider getting a heart transplant. A heart transplant consists of removing the heart from a suitable deceased donor and giving this “new” heart to a recipient in desperate need. The recipient must undergo all kinds of tests and evaluations to make sure they are mentally, emotionally, psychologically, and physically able to make good use of a new heart. The purpose of the rigid testing is to ensure that the new heart is the perfect match and the transplant a success. Jeremiah, one of the Old Testament authors, was very concerned about heartbeats too. He was known for being heartbroken with a heartbreaking message. But instead of the physical heartbeat of earthy life, his focus was the spiritual heartbeat of eternal life. This prophet’s daily job was to declare the words of God to people that were stubborn and rebellious. His greatest plea was to revive spiritual hearts that stopped beating and instead, encourage others to have a “change of heart” and join God in His holy heartbeat. Instead of doing things on their own and ending up in utter destruction to instead bow the knee to Almighty God. In chapter 24 of Jeremiah, God says “I will give them a heart to know that I am the LORD, and they shall be my people and I will be their God, for they shall return to me with their whole heart.” This tells of the great need the people had of a new heart, new attitude and new behavior. This also tells of the great need of God’s love because of His willingness to give us a new heart. His promise of this very thing declares loud volumes of God’s love for His people. John, the author in the New Testament, states that: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” So we know that God loves us, but the root of the problem is not whether
God loves us, but rather do we love Him? Do we love Him enough to follow after Him? Do we love Him enough to do what He says? Do we love Him NOT to hurt and grieve His heart? God the great physician knows that we are unable to give ourselves a heart transplant, so in His incredible grace and mercy, does it for us, guaranteeing a high success rate. Questions 1) Would you acknowledge that you need a heart transplant? 2) Would you make a decision to seek after God’s heart? 3) Would you allow the Lord to turn your heart towards His, beating in unison with His? If you replied yes to any of the above questions, I invite you to say this prayer: Dear Heavenly Father, I admit that my heart needs to be transformed, that I need a new heart and you are the only one that can give me a new one. Please come and transform me to have a heart that beats in unison with yours. I seek to do the things that are pleasing to you and not me. Help me to surrender my life to you and serve you all of my days. Amen UPCOMING EVENTS
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You’re less likely to get sun dried with tomatoes BY SAMANTHA WEAVER KING FEATURES 2012
• In 2008, a study was conducted in the United Kingdom to determine what, if any, effect the consumption of tomatoes had on the human body’s reaction to sun exposure. The university students enrolled in the study who consumed the equivalent of about five tomatoes per day were 33 percent less likely to get sunburned than those who ate no tomatoes. • Despite all the cartoons you’ve seen throughout your life, rabbits generally prefer greens to carrots, and mice would rather eat grains and fruit than cheese. • The area that is now the state of California had a population of about 700 in 1854. In 2010, the population had increased to 37,253,956. In the span of just over one and a half centuries, the population increased a whopping 53,000 times. • Rice paper is not made from rice.
It’s made from the pith of the rice paper plant. • You may be surprised to learn that, according to the National Sleep Foundation, 33 percent of all preschoolers have a TV in their room, and 20 percent of infants and toddlers have one. • If you’re a schoolteacher in Arkansas, you should be aware of an arcane law there: If you bob your hair, you’ll be ineligible for a pay raise. • The town of Adamant, Vermont, was once named Sodom. The townspeople voted to change the name in 1905. • The first portable computer was made available to the public in 1975. In this instance, however, “portable” was used as a relative term; the IBM 5100 weighed 55 pounds. • Only 5 percent of American men report that they feel satisfied with their looks. With women, it’s only 1 percent.
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Simone Lake is a pastor’s wife and full-time minister, serving in various areas. Her primary areas include Bible teacher and conference speaker (both in the U.S. and internationally). In addition, she writes devotional articles in several publications, is a short-term missionary, author, prayer leader, Bible mentor and chaplain. She holds a master’s degree in theological studies (MTS) and attends Church on Randall Place where she serves in various capacities. Simone and her husband Pastor John Lake, enjoy outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking and mountain bike riding.
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Broken Blinds? Saggy Shades? Droopy Drapes? WE CAN FIX THAT! Dani 928-595-2968 BLINDS & DESIGNS Repairs, Sales, Blind-Cleaning & More! WOOD ENTERTAINMENT CTR. 58” wide & 73” high, Glass door & drawers, Like New! Paid $800. Will take $225. (928)474-9428
YARD SALES/ AUCTIONS ESTATE SALES 308 W. Ash Creek, Fri. & Sat. Fe. 3 & 4 from 8am to 2pm; Early Birds Welcome; Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Kitchenware, Appliances, Home Decor, Electronics, Tools, Jewelry, Books, Toys, Outdoor Expedition Gear, Tactical Military Gear
Serious Collector wishes to, Buy U.S. and German Military Guns, Colts Winchester and any Other High Quality Antique Guns. Single Pieces or Collections, Give Us A Call at 928-468-0306
www.cancerbenefits.com Call 800-414-4328.
20 ft. and 40 ft.: Shipping Containters, 928-537-3257
525 Gallon Water Trailer, Nearly New, 3,000. Invested, 10 Ply Tires, Asking $2,000. Call 928-476-3288
2003 FORD XLT CREW CAB 6.0 Desiel Engine, Electric Windows, Door-Locks, Seats/R&L, Mirrows, Sprayed in Bed Liner, $15,950/OBO, Cell 605-376-2013
ALASKA GREY WOLF RUG Beautifully Mounted, Over 6’/Ft long, Great Condition! $425.00 Call 928-970-0841 or 928-476-3506 AUNTIE GAIL’S COLLECTIBLES Renting Spaces & Consignment for Collectibles & Misc. Call Gail, 928-978-0469
LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER: Looking to Purchase Established Business in Payson Area 928-978-5322
KC’s Home Health Care Wanted: PT / OT / PTA Part time/Per diem Apply at 114 East Highway 260 928-468-5242 Medical Office Hiring, Medical Assistant, PT, Mon/Tues/Wed/Sat., Medical Experience Required Applicant Must Be; Flexible, Dependable,and Motivated, Please Call for An Application, Salary Commensurate w/ Experience 928-472-7107
J & B Sewing
Alterations, Patterns and all sewing needs Call Jody at 928.951.6623
1995 Chevy Conversion Van, 3/4 Ton, 350 Engine, Excellent Condition, Nice Interior; 145K Miles, $4,150. obo, 928-476-5832
20’ X 30’ STEEL STORAGE BLDG $5,000. Unassembled, You pick up or pay-freight! Bldg is in Tonto Basin, (602-510-7820) (928-479-3300) 8x40 Mobile Storage Container Made in to two 8x20 Storage Units, Steel Petition, Two 6ftx6ft.7in Roll up Doors, $6,500. obo 928-970-0283
Roads/Transportation Coordinator sought by Tonto Apache Tribe. Full-time, one year temporary position. Must have GED/HS and basic knowledge of road construction, procurement, grants, and have basic computer skills. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 928-474-5000 ext. 8158 for a job description and application.
1954 NASH A M B A SSADOR 4 Dr, Auto, New Interior, Rust Free Body! Great for Restoring, $5,500/ORO, Call Jim, 928-476-3466
PT COOK & CAREGIVER Position open at Powell House Please apply, 806 W. Longhorn Rd, Payson, AZ. No Phone Calls!
Immediate Opening Medical Assistant to work front/back office, Salary DOE, Send Resume to PO Box 2939, Payson, AZ 85547 or fax to 928-474-0008
4 WD. Runs Great! New Tires, $5,000.00., Call Lee 928-595-1164
Human Service Specialist lll in Adult Protective Services performing investigations & case management, See: www.azstatejobs.gov for more information.
2000 CHEVY BLAZER 4-D -S W
LOST FINGER RING Near Bashas, 1959 Notre Dame Ring! Please Call Dave @ 480-427-4636
RVS 1984: 8x34 Hitchpull, 1Br/1Ba, Remodeled, RV, $1,900. ____________________________ 8x28 RV, $900. Call Don, 928-978-3423
2000 Chevy Suburban, 3rd Row Seat, 4x4, Excellent Condition, Low Milage @ 100K, $7,000. Call 928-472-7737
LOST AND FOUND
26,000 easy Miles, Automatic, Dual tops, Winch, Tow Bar, New Tires, Like New! $16,500. By Appoint. Dean, 480-695-2020
CCW CLASS: $75.00 Basic Firearms-Course, $45.00; Firearms & Ammunition , Call Brian Havey (CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR) www.rim-fireguns.com
2004 JEEP RUBICON
GENERAL ACTIVITY COORDINATOR Payson Senior Center needs a part-time activity coordinator. Must have: good people, communication and computer skills. Experience w/activity programs a plus. Send resume to: email@example.com
THE BLIND DOCTOR
Looking for Artist & Crafters Crafters Cubbies is Expanding! Various Size Spaces Available for Rent. Call Rebecca at 928-978-0640
Position Wanted for Personal Assistant: Bookkeeping, Errands, secretarial, Call 602-290-7282
HANDYMAN A Dependable Handyman Service
99 SATURN, 122 K MILES, Average 35 MPGClean, Heat, A/C, 5-CD Changer, Was Tow Vehicle, Remote Lock, $3,000/OBO 928-487-3168 AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING, LOCAL: Will Pick Up, Good Prices, DAVE’S AUTOMOTIVE RECYCLING, Parts for Sale, M-F, 9-5, Sat 9-1, 928-474-4440
1995 GMC 2500 Conversion Van, 177K Miles, 4 Captains Chairs, Bench Seat/Queen Bed, Runs Great, No Damage, $2,500. obo 928-487-3168
Excavation Work, Carpentry, Painting, Masonry, Electric, Yard Work, Wood Splitting, Hauling Payson License #P08226, Not Licensed Contractor: Barney Branstetter: 928-595-0236 or 928-595-0435 Affordable, Reliable, On Time, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Tile, Painting, Yard work, etc. (Can-Do Most Anything) Call Dennis (928)476-3581 Leave Message
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Windows to Walls, Baseboards to Ceiling Fans WE CLEAN IT ALL!
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Call The Cheaper Sweeper for a free estimate: (928) 472-9897 JIMMY ALLTRADES: Electrical, Plumbing, DryerVent Cleaning, Ceiling Fans, Faucetts, Garbage Desposals, Toilets, Coolers, Sun Screens, Water Heaters; 928-474-6482 Not Licensed
LANDSCAPING IRIS GARDEN SVCE: Complete Clean-up for New Year, Weed-eat, Remove Debris, Repair Drip System, 38yrs Payson lic., 928-474-5932, Cell 928-951-3734 not.lic.contr.
REAL ESTATE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
RENTALS APARTMENTS FOR RENT 1 BEDROOM DUPLEX Furnished (Except Bed), $650.00/month, All Utilities pd. 1st Month Rent + $300/Deposit, Smoking,No & Pets, No. (928)468-8185 2/BDRM/2BATH APTARTMENT New-Construction, Safe Location, Close to Shopping, Across from Wal-Mart, Covered-Parking , Storage-Shed Aavailable! Furnished/Unfurnished, $800/mon. 1/Month Free w/1yr lease. Deposit/ Credit-Check. 773-255-1133 2BD/1BA, W/D Hookup, Includes Water/Trash/Sewer, Available Now $595/mo + $595.dep, 208 E. Jura Circle: 480-695-1338 Apt Rental CD
GREEN VALLEY APARTMENTS 2 BED/1 BATH.... $553 3 BED/2 BATH... $640 INCOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY
905 South McLane Rd. (928) 472-4639 INVESTORS 4% Return on 150K LOTS OF EQUITY!! 1st Note & T/D, Call John, 928-970-9898
Dawn VanBuskirk 928-951-0146 Large, Clean, Quiet: 2BD/1BA Apartment In Nice, North East Area, Back Patio, Pets-No, $700.mo Call Dennis @ 928-978-1385
COMMERCIAL FOR SALE Established Beauty Salon Low Overhead! Call Tudy Martin, Coldwell Banker 928-978-0157
HOMES FOR SALE INVESTOR SPECIAL Newly-Remoldeled, Upgrades throughout the Home, 2Bdrm/1Ba w/Loft, Plus 1Bdr/1Ba Apt in Separate-Building,Instant Money Maker! $99,900 Call Joy, 928-978-2373 MUST SEE! 3BDRM/2BATH 511 W. Sherwood, Alpine Village, Double Car Garage, Fenced Yard, F/P, Reduced to $158,500. 928-468-8354
MANUFACTURED HOMES FOR SALE Remodeled Cavco, Storage shed, Fenced, Adult Park, Best Offer Over $3,500. Offer Ends 2/1/12. A Must See. 928-595-0769
MOBILES FOR SALE
Rentals CD rings in the New Year Aspen Cove
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STUDIO APARTMENT UPSTAIRS, QUIET Secluded RV Park. $559/month + Deposit, Includes Tax, All Utilities, Smoking & Pets, No!! 928-474-8222 Studio Apartment, All Utilities Paid by Landlord, $550. p/m, Call Don: 928-978-3423.
1984 12x34 PARK-MODEL, Nice 1Br, Can Move, $6,900. 928-978-3423 ——————————————— ———————Mobile w/Large Rm-Addition! Quiet Star Valley Park, $5,000, Don 928-978-3423
TWO BEDROOM,ONE BATH In Cozy 4-Plex, New-Flooring throughout House!! View of Rim from the Kitchen, Private storage-room,W/D-hookups Covered-porch, $600/month, Call-928-595-0662
Drive a Little, Save a Lot, Year End Close-Out, 45 New and Used Homes to Choose From, Bronco Homes: Call 1-800-487-0712
COMMERCIAL FOR RENT
Foreclosures: 45 Homes to Choose From, Free Delivery Call Bronco Homes, 1-800-487-0712
Rim View OFFICE PARK, Executive Suites, Payson’s Premier Office Space, 708 E. Hwy 260, 928-472-7035 or 928-970-0877.
Mobile Home/55+Park 12x60 2bd/1.5ba,Appliances, Stack W/D, porch, carport On Lake, $8,500.Owner will Carry 928-468-1651
SKY PARK INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: 1305 W. Red Baron Rd. 1600 sq.ft Suite’s 928-468-6320.
DHW Home Services CASH FOR VEHICLES: Running or Not, No Title-Ok, Anything Metal, Top Dollar Paid!! 480-238-5555
Customer Service Rep, 25 Hours, $10. p/hour, M-F, Smoke Free Computer Skills, Neat Appearance and Background Check, 928-472-7521
Call 928-595-1555: For All Your Home Repair and Remodel Needs Specialty: Drywall Patching and Texture Matching
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HOMES FOR RENT
HOMES FOR RENT
HOMES FOR RENT
1130sq,Cabin in Payson 3Bdrm/2Ba,Large Master Loft w/Jacuzzi Tub, Knotty Pine Interior, All Electric,Energy Efficient, Shed, 2 w/One Year Lease,$875.p/m 928-476-3989
Great View! Log Sited Home (Strawberry) 3Bdrm/2Bath, Storage Unit, All Appliances, Dishwasher, New Carpet/Paint Paved Driveway,Large/Deck $825/mo.+Deposit, 602-999-8076, Avail. Now!
2 UPSCALE HOUSES Rent or Sale, 3Bdr/2 1/2Ba w/Office,$1,200mo. 1103 S. Sequoia Cir (great-view) 1706 E. Lexi Lane (3-cars) 928-517-2272
Large 2Bd/2Ba Totally Remodeled, Quiet, Wooded, Half Acre Lot, Fenced, $775.p/m Pets-?, 308 E. Airline Drive; 480-216-3618, 928-478-4128 or 928-951-3925
2BR/2BA Country Home on 1/2 Acre, w/Garage, Very Clean, Smoking-No, Pets-?, $825.p/m plus Deposits 928-978-3513
Nice 5Br/3Ba, 3000sf Home, w/2 Car Garage, 2 Acres, Pine Trees, Horse Property, $1,600.p/m + Dep. 480-892-4311 or 480-278-1719
HOMES FOR RENT
MANUFACTURED HOME 2Bdrm/1Bath, Large Fenced Yard, Storage, $545 Month+ Deposit, Located Cedar Grove MHP Call 480-390-8901
REMODELED 3/2 AVAIL NOW Large fireplace, Oversized fenced yard, Great Central Location, Walk to School/Park, $775.00 Owner/Agent 602-757-9007
NEW HOME, PINE 3BD/3Full BATHS, 2-M/Bdrms, F/P., Loft, Wood & Travertine Floors, Carport, Covered Deck, Pets-Possible! Smoking, No $1,000/month: 928-476-4297
Renting Beautiful, Cozy Home, 2 Story, 2Br/2Ba, in Payson., 2 Car Garage, Beautiful Views, Couple/Single Person Flavio Villa 602-384-7177
NICE 2BD/2BA, $645. Carport & Storage Shed, Fenced Yard, Clean, Move in Ready, Next to Forest & Creeks, 928-978-2192
Spacious 1,800 Sq/ft. Furnished/Unfurnished, on 1.25 Acres, (Main House) Fenced yard, Garage, In Town, Pets Ok, Horse Stall, $1,200/month 602-290-7282
MOBILES FOR RENT
HOMES FOR RENT MANUFACTURED HOME 2Bdrm/1Bath, Large Fenced Yard, Storage, $545 Month+ Deposit, Located Cedar Grove MHP Call 480-390-8901
MOBILES FOR RENT 1Br Home, Fenced Yard, Covered Porch, Storage Shed, $500.p/m, Pets-Ok, 928-595-6714 1Br or 2 Br: Security Dep. Plus First Months Rent Pets-No, $325. to $600 928-978-3775
2Br/1Ba Mobile In Town, On Private Lot, Large Living Room, Dining w/Built-ins, Heating/Cooling, W/D Hook-ups, Double-Pane Windows, $565.p/m 626-683-1589 Park Model 4 Rent, Furnished, $675. Trailer Space $265. Water, Trash, Y-Fi, Oxbow: 928-978-0315 928-468-3689
MOBILE/RV SPACES Rye RV Park: 1 Bedroom, $275. - $450. Per Month, Laundry on Site, Water/Trash Included. Spaces $200. Mo. 602-502-0020
2Br/2Ba in Pine, 1 Car Garage, Central Heat/Air, Laundry, Very Nice, $800.p/m: 928-978-3597 2BR/2BA, PAYSON PINES 2/Car Garage, Fenced Yard, Front/Back Porch, Tile Floors, Spotless!! Pets-ok w/Owners Approval, $900/month, Deposit 480-694-1063 3B /3BA, 5-ACRE HORSE PROP. Wonder-Valley/Freedom-Acres Area, W/D & Frig incl., M/bed downstairs, Shed, 2/Car/garage, $1,650/m. AGT/OWNER, (951) 940-9922, Avail-3/1 3BD/2BA MANUFACTURED HM Deer Creek Village, All Appliances, Garage & Carport, Yard, Smoking, No! $675/mo + Deposit, 928-474-9493 or 928-978-3353 3BDRM/2 1/2BATH HOME 2,000 Sq/ft, Storage Shed, Deck, Private, Smoking, No! Pets No,$1,100/month, Deposit, Call Louise, 928-978-5450 3BEDROOM/3BATH Double Garage, Plus Storage, RV Parking, Open Floor-Plan, Large Deck w/Rim Views, All Appliances, Smoking,No Pets/Negotiable,$950/ +Depost www.paysonhomesforrent.com 928-848-4501 4Br, 2000sq.ft., Mobile w/Living & Family Room,Dining Area, Office & Laundry Room, Fenced, One Acre, $1,300.p/m + Dep. Call 928-474-2612 902 S. Coronado Way Newly Remodeled, Dramatic Great Room 2Bdr/2Ba., Large-Deck,Game Room!! 3/Car Garage, Hardwood & Slate Flooring, $1095/month, 602-620-0396 Beautiful 1500sf 3Bd/2Ba Home: in Mesadel, Fenced & Gated, Vaulted Ceilings, Split Floorplan $875.mo. + $900 Dep. & Utilities: 928-472-2176 BEAUTIFUL 3/BDRM/2BATH Home, Corner Lot!Fenced Yard, Quiet Trailwood Neighborhood , $1,195/month + Deposit, Pets Neg., Smoking, No! 928-978-5537
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BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA, 2CG Woodhill backs out to Rumsey Park, Trees & View! 811 W. Country Lane, W/D, Fridge, $1,200/mo: 480-816-6556 Beautiful Almost New Home: 3Br/2Ba, 1500+sqft, 2 Car Garage, Tile Counters, Blinds, Laundry Room, Landscaped Yard w/Drip, Large Covered Patio, AC, All Appliances Included, Pets/Smoking-No, $1000. p.m + Dep. 928-595-4024 Beautiful Log Cabin, 2Br/2Full Bath, W/D, 1113 Tyrolean, Payson, $775.p/m + Dep. Call 626-287-4104 Best Rim & Airport View in Town! Spacious 3Bd/3Ba 2700sf Home, w/family room, on 1/2 acre, Great in law set up, Avail, Feb. 1 $1195./mo, 2708 W. Bulla, Pets-ok, 602-763-4397 Cute, clean 2Bd/lBa, Corner Lot, Storage,W/D, Dishwasher, Mature Trees, Must See! $750/mo + Dep. Pet-Negotiable. (928) 978-570 DUPLEX PINE, 3BDR/1BA, Garage, $995/mo. Private Yard, Water & Electric Included! Kitchen, D/R, Living/Rm, Security Deposit, Owner Agent, 480-248-6144
There’s something for everyone in the
Payson Roundup Classifieds! Grandpa sold his sailboat in the classifieds... Mama found the missing piece for her china set... Papa bought a great used car in the classifieds... Little Brother traded his baseball cards for a guitar... Big Brother found an awesome set of free weights... Cousin Bill found a great apartment in the classifieds... Big Sister found a great new job in the classifieds... Aunt Sue found a dining room table in the classifieds...
To place an ad in the Classifieds, call (928) 474-5251 today.
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RIM HISTORY JUST FOR FUN SUPER CROSSWORD
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ALTERNATIVES ACROSS 1 Type of file 5 Broadway org. 10 Bog 15 ___ Cass 19 Game ending? 20 Prentiss or Poundstone 21 Kind of quartz 22 Vizquel of baseball 23 Approximately 25 Puzzling problem 26 “Peter Pan” pooch 27 Hester Prynne’s kid 28 Kids connect them 30 Shorten a skirt 31 Social climber 32 James of “Misery” 35 Clods 38 Owl or eagle 40 New Hampshire’s motto 45 ___ -do-well 46 Shelley showcase 47 Lauder powder 48 Squealers 51 Zodiac crustacean 53 32 Across’ co-star 56 Mountaineers’ gear 59 “Darn!” 61 Envelope abbr. 63 Indeed 65 Egyptian Nobelist 66 “Battle Cry” author 67 Alibi 68 Coaching legend 72 Came by 73 Exclude 74 Actress Hagen 75 Misjudge 76 “Make a decision!”
80 Big ___, CA 81 “What ___, a mind reader?” 82 Appearance 83 Royal abbr. 84 Most meager 86 Pres., e.g. 87 Delhi dress 88 Assail 90 Author Grafton 91 Cry over a mouse? 92 Lena of “Havana” 93 Showy shrub 95 High-toned guy? 99 Couch 101 Wax device 103 Praise 105 Summon mommy 106 Enthusiastic review 108 Hamlet’s line 113 “Islands in the ___” (‘83 hit) 115 Frame of mind 116 “Nonsense!” 117 Terrible 118 Boar’s beloved 120 Rigatoni relative 123 Bridal path? 127 Brainchild 128 Hebrew text 131 Survival option 134 “Oh, woe!” 135 Honshu metropolis 136 Furry fisherman 137 Tourist isle 138 Riga resident 139 Katmandu’s country 140 Peter of Herman’s Hermits 141 List ender DOWN 1 Interstate exit
2 ___ vera 3 Writer Paretsky 4 Give it one’s awl? 5 Cal. page 6 Guitarist Sussman 7 Acted promptly? 8 Besides 9 Ecclesiastic 10 Cartographer’s creation 11 Give it ___ (try) 12 Hasty 13 That’s no bull! 14 Grammy winner Woody 15 Dragon or Dracula 16 Words for a wimp 17 Lord’s lair 18 Spirited steed 24 Norwegian name 29 Disconsolate 33 Humorist Buchwald 34 Tide type 36 Earliest 37 Word with cow or horse 39 Acts like a chicken 40 Tennis stroke 41 ___ Bell Wells 42 Donkey doc 43 Bulldogs 44 A shape that stops traffic 49 Tiny Tom 50 Soap opera, e.g. 52 Cassius’ cohort 54 Pupil’s place 55 Medieval menial 57 Bouquet 58 Mississippi port 60 Gary and Elizabeth 62 Kickoff 64 Muppet drummer 68 Quiet partner?
69 Hosts 70 Halloween greeting 71 Ancient deity 73 Shakespearean tragedy 77 German poet 78 Air bear? 79 Flexed, as muscles 85 Born 87 Italian wine 88 “The Jungle Book” bear 89 Glum drop? 94 Parental sibling 96 Sgt. or cpl. 97 Solid circle 98 New York city 100 Polo’s place 102 Bk. convenience 104 ___ -wop 107 Singer Sheena 109 Literary pseudonym 110 Bright inventor? 111 Dictator 112 Pyramus’ paramour 113 Move like 51 Across 114 “Archie” character 117 Push-button predecessor 119 Envelop 121 Schipa or Jackson 122 Up on 124 Flatten a fly 125 Kedrova of “Zorba the Greek” 126 Runner Zatopek 129 Record abbr. 130 Smith or Foster 132 Novelist Kesey 133 Vein contents
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You don’t like rejection. But instead of trying to “ram” your ideas through to an unreceptive audience, stand back and wait for a more favorable environment later this month. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Job commitments call for the tidy Taurean to charge into those problem-plagued projects and get them into shape. Then go ahead and enjoy the fun and friendships of your expanding social life. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) The pressures of the workplace are beginning to ease. While you still need to stay connected to your ongoing commitments, you’ll be able to take more time to relax with family and friends. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might feel that you need to prove how much you can do. But be careful not to take on more than you can handle, or you risk being bogged down. An Aries has a message for you. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Financially it could be a little tight for a while. So resist the urge to splurge on things you don’t really need. There will be time enough to indulge yourself when the money squeeze eases later this month. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You demand trust from others. But someone is creating a situation that could put your own trustworthiness in question. Be sure to keep all lines of communication open. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A problem delays the recognition that you hoped to receive for your hard work. But all will soon be resolved. Remember to make patience your watchword this week. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Those wonderful ideas could expand your workplace prospects and ultimately lead you on a new career path. Your personal life also opens up new vistas. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) So much seems to be swirling around you these days that you might find it hard to focus on priorities. Best advice: Take things one at a time, and you’ll get through them all. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Work out situations with what you have, and avoid the temptation to create complications where they don’t exist. This applies both at home and in the workplace. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) Keep your keen senses open to possible changes in personal and/or professional situations. Knowing what might lie ahead gives you an edge on how to handle it. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Personal pressures at work could create a problem with your performance. Best advice: Focus on the job ahead of you. If necessary, you can deal with the other issue later. BORN THIS WEEK: Like your fellow Aquarian Abraham Lincoln, you have a way of handling the most difficult situations with grace and conviction. © 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.
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JUST FOR FUN KING CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Six-pack muscles 4 “Huh?” 8 Slender 12 Speck 13 Ginormous 14 Last few notes 15 Good poker hand 17 Stead 18 Possess 19 Weapon collection 21 San Fernando, for one 24 Melody 25 Have a bug 26 Witnessed 28 Stickum 32 March 15, e.g. 34 Central 36 Bring to a halt 37 Bold 39 Roscoe 41 Regret 42 Conger, e.g. 44 Coy 46 Puts in the wrong place 50 Tatter 51 Help slyly 52 Vigor 56 Paddock papa 57 “My bad” 58 Writer Buscaglia 59 Despot 60 Dalai ___ 61 Tackle’s teammate
WEEKLY SUDOKU BY LINDA THISTLE
DOWN 1 Billboards 2 Automaton, for short 3 Modern-day pram 4 Complains feebly 5 Embrace 6 Ottoman bigwig 7 Aquarium fish 8 Eyeball coats 9 Pork cut 10 Concept 11 Manhandle 16 Piercing tool 20 Taste 21 Futile 22 Staffer 23 Sweet potato kin 27 Peruke 29 Fight 30 Go sightseeing 31 Duel tool 33 Less corpulent 35 Old man 38 Verily 40 Singer Brewer 43 Disinfectant brand 45 Chap 46 Spar 47 Wading bird 48 Antitoxins 49 Old portico 53 Spinning stat 54 Coffee break hour 55 Scuttle
TRIVIA TEST 1. MAPS: U.S. Interstate 10 ends in Los Angeles, but where does it begin on the East Coast? 2. SCIENCE: In 1959, physicist Richard Feynman was the first to propose what kind of technology (on a small scale)? 3. LITERATURE: What was Ernest Hemingway’s middle name? 4. MUSIC: What American folkmusic group is famous for their song “Keep on the Sunny Side”? 5. MEDICAL TERMS: What is a more common name for the medical condition “pruritus”? 6. SPORTS: Where will the 2014 Olympic Winter Games be held? 7. ARCHITECTURE: What
Answers 1. Jacksonville, Fla. 2. Nanotechnology 3. Miller 4. The Carter Family 5. Itching 6. Sochi, Russia 7. Frank Lloyd Wright 8. “Less” and “least” 9. Wilson 10. Brasilia
KING CROSSWORD Find the listed words in the diagram. They run in all directions — forward, backward, up, down and diagonally.
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famous architect’s residence in Wisconsin was called Taliesin? 8. LANGUAGE: What are the comparative and superlative forms of the word “little”? 9. MOVIES: In “Cast Away,” what was the name that marooned actor Tom Hanks (Chuck Noland) gave the volleyball that washed ashore? 10. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of Brazil?
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