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Food A well-stocked ‘cantry’ provides quick, nutritious meals. PAGE 10

Travel Ken Brooks offers an itinerary for traveling around the world in 30 days. PAGE 3

History Stan Brown’s Rim Country Places features Fossil Creek and the Childs Power Plant. PAGE 5

Events The library is gearing up for its annual Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss celebration. PAGE 2

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MHA arts, crafts, bake sale The Mogollon Health Alliance Auxiliary is having an Arts & Crafts Sale in the hospital’s main lobby, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, March 1 only. Many of its top sellers will be available. Proceeds from the sale will go to support the many programs and scholarships offered by the Mogollon Health Alliance. For more information, call 472-2588.

The Cat is back and the Payson Public Library is ready to celebrate with all new ideas, games, and fun! The celebration is for Dr. Seuss’ birthday and will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 2 with a Hot Dog Meal for $1. Dr. Seuss movies will be playing throughout the library; there will be Dr. Seuss books to read throughout the library; Cat in the Hat crafts; face painting; Yertle the Turtle bowling; Hop on Pop game; Fox in Sox relay; Sneetch Beach relay; Horton Hears a Tune and prizes. The library is located at 328 N. McLane Road.

Get tickets now for Lincoln Day Luncheon The Gila County Republican Party’s Annual Lincoln Day Luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2 at Tiny’s Family Restaurant on East Highway 260. The theme will be “Getting Back to our Principles.” Featured speakers Paul Gossar will be U.S. Representative Dr. Paul Gosar and Arizona’s Director of Americans for Prosperity, Tom Jenny. Tickets are $30 single and $55 for two (no tickets sold at the door). Contact Lolly Hathhorn at (928) 4742334, Sally Low at (928) 474-9779, or Pam Burrell at (928) 200-2535 for tickets.

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Protect yourself, your computer, identity Gila Community College is hosting a free 1-hour seminar and slideshow on “Protecting Yourself, Your Computer, and Your Identity” presented by Norbert “Bob” Gostischa, information technology security expert, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7 in Room 301 of the Payson Campus of Gila Community College. He will simplify, clarify and demystify your computer, making your Internet expe-

Medicaid long-term care program rescheduled The Payson Senior Center will host Richard White, managing shareholder for Jackson White of Phoenix. He will present a program on Arizona’s Medicaid long-term care options. The program was postponed due to the snowstorm, and will now be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 5. This presentation is an overview of the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS). It covers medical and financial eligibility requirements, services covered by ALTCS, identifying ALTCS candidates, and how to identify red flags that can cause candidates to become ineligible. This is a free of charge event and open to everyone, so reserve a seat by calling (602) 697-4870.

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AROUND THE WORLD IN 30 DAYS! Travel the globe in one vacation Have you ever thought of going aroundthe — world in one vacation? I have several times and it leaves you with a strong sense of completion. And, you can accomplish this in only 30 days by planning carefully. My first suggestion is to contact an airline and obtain their round-the-world fares. How much depends on the air miles flown. I have put together a suggested itinerary to start your thought process and you can modify the stops before booking your ticket. I chose United Airlines because KEN BROOKS of their several airline alliances. You may use a different carrier. The itinerary I selected is as follows: Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand with a several-day stop here. There is much to see and do in New Zealand. I suggest you book an organized tour to show you the sights of both the North and South Islands. From here it’s on to Sydney, Australia. It’s only a 1,200-mile flight across the Tasman Sea. Australia is a different world from New Zealand. Australia is fast-paced like the United States. New Zealand is slower paced. I think you can do Sydney in three days which will give you a good idea of the country. Fly north now to Tokyo via Singapore stopping off in Singapore city/state. It is a bustling first world tropical city with much to do and see. The leading hotels here are some of the finest in the world. Singapore is clean, well managed and safe for the foreign visitor. Try various ethnic foods while you are here. Your choices will be many. Again, book day tours here so you won’t miss important areas. After two days, head now to Tokyo, Japan. It’s about a 7-hour flight. You will want to spend two or three days in Tokyo touring, then head down to Kyoto by Bullet Train. Kyoto is the ancient capital of Japan and is a must-see. Book a local guide to see the Buddist temples and shrines, the Nijo Castle and the flittering Golden Pavilion. Be sure to have a typical Japanese dinner one night here. Perhaps traditional ShabuShabu (hot pot) is for you. There are also important museums to visit and at night attend a Geisha dinner with all the traditional trimmings. Off now for a 5-hour flight to Hong Kong, China. Here is one of the most bustling cities in the world. Crowds are hurrying in various directions. Again, book day tours so as not to miss the important sights. Here are tall buildings, museums, Chinese theatre, and zillions of small restaurants to tempt your pallet. You will discover Chinese food in China is somewhat unlike Chinese food in the States. Hong Kong is

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Paris — the City of Light — is world-traveler Ken Brooks’ favorite city of all. He recommends at least three days to take in all the attractions.

almost surrounded by the bay and you will see “junks” which are usually homemade boats that house entire families sometimes. There is much to see and do here, so plan on spending at least three to four days in the area. Fly now to Bangkok, Thailand. Here is a rather different Asian country and city. Bangkok is a city of opposites, a busy modern metropolis built around a traditional core, as you’ll discover. Explore the cities canals (Khlongs) and grand historical sights. You will visit colorful temples, palaces, markets and local river life. It’s all here in one sprawling city with crawling traffic and exhaust fumes. Spend at least two days in Bangkok sightseeing and then you may wish to head into the countryside for more adventures. From here, you may wish to enter India for a look-see or follow my suggestion and skip the misery of this country and continue on to Istanbul, Turkey. This is the crossroads between Asia and Europe. The Ottomans made Istanbul the envy of the world. You will want a guided tour of the city and area taking at least two days. Landmarks include Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque. The city is set on a grand bay with many boats playing the waters between the land points. Lose yourself in the 300-year-old halls of the Grand Bazaar or the Byzantine-era Basilica Cistern. This is also a choice walking city. There was a time when a very special train known as the Orient Express traveled the tracks from London to Istanbul. Passengers were required to formally dress for dinner and nighttime activities. Every traveler was accommodated in private rooms aboard the train. It was very

costly years ago and still is today. You may want to take tours out of the city because there is much history in the greater Istanbul area. From here, you can fly on to Athens or Rome depending on how much Europe you wish to cover on the trip. If your ticket is an “open jaw,” whereby you take some land transportation within Europe and pick up the air again in London, this is alright. If this is going to be your first time in Europe, take some time to get acquainted. You can take a train between your selected points. If you go to Rome, plan at least three days to see the important sights. There are many in the Eternal City. There is the famed Colosseum, the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel and the grandeur of St. Peter’s Basilica. There are fountains, statues, the Roman Forum and so much more. I suggest you also visit Florence and Venice before departing for Madrid or Barcelona and on to Paris. You will want at least three nights in Paris, the City of Light. This is my favorite city of all, and you want at least three useable days here. Book day tours that will include the important museums and attractions. Be a tourist and have lunch at the Eiffel Tower. Build in some walking time. This is the best city in the world for walking. It’s fun to stop at some of the small sidewalk cafes for coffee or tea or some other delights. You can watch the people rush by your table. There are important sightseeing opportunities also near Paris that you won’t want to miss. You can book your day tours through the hotel concierge in almost all cases during your trip. Now, take the Chunnel Train to London. It takes only two hours, 15 minutes. In

London you can fill the rest of your days with sightseeing and activities. There are so many important destinations you won’t want to miss. Take a river cruise on the Themes, and see some local live theatre and music, and take day trips out of town to visit the most important historical sights England has to offer. You will not want to miss the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral, Piccadilly Circus, Tower Bridge the British Museum, Buckingham Palace and the changing of the guards. So, you are ready to go home now. Pack your bag and head off to the airport for you flight back to your hometown. British Airways has a non-stop flight between London and Phoenix which may be of interest to you. How much will the airfare be for this particular itinerary? Well, airfares change almost every 20 minutes, but a fare I was quoted by United using 29,681 miles was $6,191 base plus about $1,200 taxes and other add-ons. Plan on spending about $500 most days for food, day tours and other extras along with your lodging. Independent travel is expensive today. You may wish to book a prepaid World Tour to save money. Also, if you have the time, consider a round-the-world cruise lasting a little over 100 days. On these cruises, at least 90 percent of your expenses are pre-paid. Most of the world cruises depart in January of each year. Your travel agent will assist you with these arrangements. Some telephone numbers you may wish to use are: United Airlines, 1-877-726-7282. British Airways: 1-800-247-9297. Planning your trip is half the fun. Have a ball!





Latest installment is a big-budget disappointment A couple of years ago someone wrecked for you entertainment. wanted to know who would step into To save money there isn’t a girl in the shoes of action hero actors Sly the movie at all or much of a script. My Stallone, Bruce Willis and Arnold movie buddy said “This plot has more Schwarzenegger now that they are holes than my garden fence.” Skip getting to a certain age. The answer Woods, who also scripted the enterfor a while was Sly, Bruce and Arnold. taining “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” After Sly and Arnold have starred in and the very engaging “Swordfish” major bombs already this year, it is up Andy McKinney gives us a script that serves mostly as to Bruce Willis and “A Good Day to Die Reviewer a way to paste together elaborate Hard” to save the day. The film may action sequences. That’s fine as far as not be up to the task. The charm of it goes, but I think it is a disservice to the “Die Hard” franchise is the personality of the franchise. We expect more story in a “Die John McClane, the tough, wisecracking charac- Hard” film. We don’t expect a more expensive, ter that Willis plays. In this last episode of the more polished version of such films as “The franchise we get a lot less of our hero and a lot Expendables II,” but that is exactly what we got. more fantastic destruction, lavishly applied. The producers (including Willis himself) spent The screen time that Willis gets is well used. $92 million to make this action-packed ‘splosion He unites with his son in Moscow. The estranged fest’ and will sweat to get their money back. It father and son have a chance to work through brought in only $26 million in the three-day their issues while fighting bad guys and blowing opening weekend. We will see if it has legs. stuff up. The father-son slant gives Willis a Films like this often make up the domestic shortsmall chance to actually act in between the ages in places like Bombay where audiences do action shots. His son is played by 27-year-old not appreciate fine shades of texture. Australian actor Jai Courtney. Courtney may be Director John Moore also oversaw “Max able to act but in this one he is only asked to be Payne,” a less-than-stellar hit at the box office. buff and move around while shooting, which is This one-hour, 37-minute, R-rated action megaplenty for some of us. But this version of “Die movie might very well finish off the “Die Hard” Hard” is not nearly as interesting a movie as the line and Willis’ long career as an action hero first one. It is loud, however, and has the virtue with it. A subpar two-and-a-half saw blades for of having the largest helicopter in the world this big-budget disappointment.


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Familiar, predictable formula film still offers enjoyment Once again, another of Nicholas You got the impression that it was a bit Sparks’ books has been made into a forced at times. Katie’s friend, Jo movie. (Cobie Smulders), was also a very flat The plot is very similar to many of character; not a lot of development his other stories; boy meets girl, they took place. The two never really fall in love, there are some complicaseemed to bond, although they were tions, but in the end they live happily supposed to be great friends. ever after. Seems monotonous, right? Surprisingly enough, I felt that the And yet, people still love these stories. Katie Schouten best actress in the film was Mimi So what is it about this plotline that Teen reviewer Kirkland, who played Alex’s grade people can’t get enough of? It’s like all school-aged daughter. Of all the charthose countless sports movies, where acters, she was the most sincere and it seems like winning is impossible, but then it the only person that seemed comfortable in their always happens. Maybe people really do like the role. same story, over and over again, but with a new The movie was in a beautiful setting, right by setting and slightly different situations. If you the ocean on the Atlantic Coast. The movie was find yourself a fan of that, you should feel lucky, worth seeing, even just to experience the because “Safe Haven” is here for you. scenery. It definitely added to the overall feeling This time, our hero and heroine are named of the movie. Alex (Josh Duhamel), who is a widower with two I enjoyed “Safe Haven.” True, it’s not the best kids, and Katie (Julianne Hough), who is run- movie ever made, and it won’t be winning any ning from a dangerous past. Complications? A major awards, but it was cute, and an enjoyable Boston detective looking for a woman with long way to spend an evening. There was just some brown hair, who is seen at the beginning of the sort of charm that made the movie. Perhaps it film running away from something (or some- was because it was more cute than sappy, as one). many of Nicholas Sparks’ stories are. But whatThe acting was okay, but not great. Hough ever it was, “Safe Haven” became a worthwhile and Duhamel did not have very good chemistry. use of two hours on a Friday night.

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

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After R (a highly unusual zombie) saves Julie from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

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John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces

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Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

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RIM COUNTRY PLACES CHAPTER 14 – FOSSIL CREEK Fossil Creek has produced much lore from prehistoric until modern times. The Fossil Creek wilderness is a wonderland nestled among the canyons between the Mogollon Rim and the Verde River. Its mysterious flow comes from 100 miles to the north where the Coconino Plateau receives moisture that sinks through limestone formations, and seeps out in several springs whose flow combines to produce a constant 20,000 gallons of water per minute, with a temperature that never varies from 72 degrees F. As the seeps pass through the rock, they pick up minerals and deposit calcium carbonSTAN BROWN ate that becomes “travertine.” These minerals give nutrition for moss to grow wherever the waters begin to cool, and an hour after a heavy rain the stream becomes a sky-blue color. However, everything the travertine touches, every stick, rock and fern, is coated in this rock-like material and appears like a fossil. Archaeologists have found evidence of prehistoric people living here, perhaps as long ago as 10,000 years. In more recent eras, Yavapai and Apache people utilized the caves for shelter and camped here, considering the blessing of these waters to be sacred. The family of Delshay (Anglo interpretation of his name) lived here before and during the days of the Apache War. His descendants still consider this their homeland. During the 1960s Gene and Mildred Spencer lived high up on the creek, near the springs, as his employment was to maintain the flume that brought water to the hydroelectric plants. During their decade, they explored the area and collected numerous artifacts documenting the life of early habitants. In retirement, the Spensers’ house became a virtual museum of prehistoric and proto-historic stone tools, clothing, pottery and jewelry. [1] Fossil Creek first appeared on maps of Arizona in the 1860s. Arizona governor John Goodwin explored the area and with his party noted the deposits of travertine encasing rocks and sticks. It seemed natural to name it Fossil Creek. Pioneer settlers in the Rim country often chose the springs coming from the Rim as locations for their homesteads. In 1897, cattleman Lew Turner staked a claim to the waters of Fossil Creek, and envisioned great potential for its use. By the turn of the century he had interested several investors, among them Senator W. A. Clark of Clarkdale fame. Clark’s United Verde Mine in Jerome had to generate its electricity using expensive, imported coal and oil. Here was a source of cheap power if the creek could be harnessed. The investors created the Arizona Power

Company, and soon the project was underway constructing a service road to the site. Six hundred men were employed, nearly all of them Apache and Yavapai from Payson and Camp Verde, “excepting the foreman, sub-foreman and time-keeper.” The Indians also worked on construction of the flume, earning two dollars for each 10-hour day. [2] During a frantic, 12-month construction period, not one injury occurred, nor were any lives lost. The road was punched through some of Arizona’s most rugged and isolated canyons. The engineering statistics of how the water was corralled boggles the layman’s mind. It flowed through 38,000 feet of conduits with a drop of 3,300 feet. A 28-acre lake was dredged and dammed so that a backup supply of water could accumulate. 10,000 feet of tunnels were drilled and reinforced by concrete, a 12,000-foot flume of concrete ran perilously along a bench excavated from the mountainside, and another 2,200 feet of wooden flume crossed gulches on steel trestles. At one point, a 7,500-foot siphon climbed a mountain, saving threeand-a-half miles of flume. When some of the more superstitious natives saw water running uphill, they walked off the job. [3] By September 1908, the town of Childs had sprung up with homes, stables, camps, blacksmith shops and warehouses, and the generators in its plant were running. The labor force was about 450 men living in five work camps along the flume route. Then in 1916, a second generating plant named Irving was added, looking like a quaint old mill sitting beside the stream. Childs was named for Sterling Childs, a vice president with the Arizona Power Company and one of the project’s board of directors. The Irving plant was named for Irving Bonbright, a major financial investor in the construction. [4] The power generated by the ChildsIrving plants flowed on a highway of copper wire to the mines in Jerome, in the Verde Valley, and to Walker in the Bradshaw mountains, thence on to Prescott. By the 1920s, so much additional power was being generated that a 75-mile transmission line to Phoenix was delivering 70 percent of the electricity needed for that city’s 44,000 residents. [5] For generations, the generating plants continued to supply clean and inexpensive power, and at times served as a backup source for Payson and the Rim Country. However, times change and the numbers of people using Fossil Creek as a recreation area made it evident the creek could not sustain so much public usage. Calls for ecological attention mounted. In 2004, invasive species of fish were removed to allow the native fish to survive. A fish barrier five miles from the mouth was placed to prevent more unwelcome fish invasion from the Verde River. In 2005, Arizona Public Service (APS) assessed the feasibility of continuing the operation. The low output of the plants, and the good will that would be

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The power plant at Childs, built on the Verde River at the mouth of Fossil Creek.

generated from restoring the stream to its natural habitat decided the issue. APS closed both power plants and in 2008 removed the diversion dam, emptying the reservoir. After a long campaign by the Arizona Nature Conservancy, the government passed legislation designating Fossil Creek as a National Wild and Scenic River, one of only two streams in Arizona to have such a designation. [6] Most of the river is now an official wilderness area, left to be “wild,” though seven-and-a-half miles in the middle of its course is left as “recreational.” I asked Mildred Spenser if they ever got lonely during those years of extreme isolation. “No, no! No way!” she responded. She loved her little house near Fossil Springs, and the freedom to wander the beautiful surroundings, exploring the caves and discovering artifacts. They butchered their own beef, made their own tack from hides, and had a root cellar in the rock that preserved their garden products. For Mildred,

it was living in paradise. [7] Today there is hardly much isolation, as this popular spot of fierce beauty attracts visitors from everywhere. [1] Author Stan Brown interviewed Mildred Spenser in her Payson home about 1995. The transcript of this oral history can be found in the Rim Country Museum. [2] Article from Electrical World Aug. 11 and 18, 1910. [3] In 1970, this siphon was named a National Historic Engineering Landmark. [4] In 1991, these two plants were placed on the National Register of Historic Places. [5] Arizona Power Company had merged with Northern Arizona Power, Central Arizona Edison and other private power companies. It was in the late 1940s that Arizona Public Service company was formed, and operated the Fossil Creek plants. [6] The other is the Verde River. [7] Gene Spencer died in 1990, and Mildred in 1998.



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SONS OF RICKY NELSON CONTINUE MUSICAL LEGACY Tonto Community Concert Association presents “Ricky Nelson Remembered — Matthew and Gunnar Nelson” at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 2 at the Payson High School Auditorium. Single tickets are $35 as available. Children and youth under the age of 18 will be admitted free when accompanied by a ticket holding adult. For more information visit the association Web site at or call (928) 478-4363 or (928) 474-4189. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the only family in entertainment history with three generations of #1 hitmakers, the Nelson family is an American Entertainment Dynasty. Ricky Nelson was America’s original “Teen Idol.” He established himself as one of the most important rock artists of the ’50s and ’60s with over 100 million record sales and three #1’s of his own. His sons, Matthew and Gunnar, had double-platinum success in the early 1990s with three Top 10 singles, four #1 MTV videos, five Top 40 Billboard Hits and they have sold over 6.5 million albums worldwide. In “Ricky Nelson Remembered,” Matthew and Gunnar Nelson breathe new life into their father’s hit songs, “Hello Mary Lou,” “Travelin’ Man,” “Garden Party,” along with many more. Their soaring sibling harmonies are accompanied by never before seen video footage of the Nelson family with interviews from celebrities influenced by their iconic father. “We have the broadest age demographic on the planet…8 to 80,” says Matthew Nelson. “And we love ’em all.” Their songs transcend time. Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, revered for unforgettable past hits, explore fresh creative territory in the present. Magically melodic songwriting and soaring harmonies ensure that this pair will be a vital part of the music scene’s future. “After the Rain” was the hit debut multi-platinum album by Nelson, the band led by Matthew and Gunnar in the early 1990s. They zoomed to number one with “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection,” had three Top 10 singles, four #1 MTV videos, five Top 40 Billboard Hits and became massively popular overseas. Every magazine from Rolling Stone to People did cover stories, and the twins performed on national network television shows like Late Night With David Letterman and Saturday Night Live. Critics tended to unfairly overlook Nelson, however, because of the brothers’ pin-up good looks, but that did not stop millions of fans from ‘getting’ what all the excitement was about. With the rise of grunge rock in the mid-90s, pop music grew dark and foreboding. Matthew and Gunnar chose not to compromise their positive, drug-free posture to suit the trend. Those who continued to follow the brothers’ musical progress were rewarded with numerous gems on their seven subsequent albums on their own Stone Canyon Records label. Matthew and Gunnar have rare insights into what it takes to earn longevity in the entertainment world. They continue the inspiring story of a most remarkable show business family. Their grandparents, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, achieved immortality with “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet,” the longest-running sitcom in television history. Earlier, the couple had enjoyed big band success and had scored a number one hit in 1934. Ricky Nelson emerged from the series’ popularity to

The Nelson Brothers, Matthew and Gunnar, will be the featured performers at the next production of the Tonto Community Concert Association. They will present “Ricky Nelson Remembered” at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at the Payson High School Auditorium.

establish himself as one of the most important rock artists of the ’50s and ’60s with over 100 million record sales and three number ones of his own. So, with Matthew and Gunnar’s “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection”, the Nelsons landed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the only family to reach number one record status in three successive generations. The world maintains its fascination with the Nelsons. The A&E Channel’s Nelson Family “Biography” episode is still the top-rated “Biography” installment ever. Nelson has always been synonymous with entertainment in America. Matthew and Gunnar see all forms of media as vital links to their fans. Recently, Nelson headlined at the 3rd Annual Rocklahoma Festival, plus they’ve toured extensively with Peter Frampton and Styx. They’ve increased their television hosting work for VH1 and E! Gunnar is a standout reality TV star from VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club successfully shedding 30 pounds to ensure his team’s victory. Gunnar recently cohosted LIFETIME Radio’s nationally syndicated morning show for a year. Artistically, Gunnar Nelson recently collaborated with two musical legends when he recorded and sang with Yusuf (Cat Stevens) and Paul McCartney on Yusuf’s “Roadsinger” album. Gunnar recorded several tracks for “Roadsinger” in Nashville at Blackbird Studios including “Boots & Sand,” “Welcome Home,” “To Be What You Must,” “This Glass World” and “Roadsinger.” While Nelson and McCartney recorded in different locations, Nashville and London, they are both featured on “Boots and Sand.” Gunnar also performed side-byside singing and playing acoustic guitars with Yusuf (Cat Stevens) in his first U.S. TV appearance promoting the album on “The Chris Isaak Show” on the Bio channel. Matthew and Gunnar continue to tour and perform sold-out shows around the globe. Contributing to their audience’s extraordinary devotion is the fact that Matthew and Gunnar tirelessly try to please. They take time to meet and greet each and every fan following all performances, in their own words, “Our people are everything to us.” Due to unending requests, Matthew and Gunnar worked some Rick Nelson classics into their set. They perform them with respect and enthusiasm in the “Ricky Nelson Remembered” popular tribute show. “We figured it’s up to us to help keep his music alive,”

Gunnar says. “Not only is it a true pleasure to play these great songs that people love, but it makes us feel profoundly closer to our best friend — our Pop.” What people now get when they come to see Matthew and Gunnar performing live is a set of wall to wall hits that everyone knows. You’d be hard-pressed to hear anything that wasn’t a top five or above in some part of the world. Defying any preconceptions, Matthew and Gunnar dazzle audiences of all ages. They carry on the family tradition, while carving out their own musical identities with grace, class and passion. Their live show flat-out rocks. “Our old fan base was primarily very young females,” Matthew says. “We were the guys they had on the posters at home and in their lockers. Now, 10 years later, those girls are grown up. They have children. They have husbands. They have real lives — and we’re still a part of it. They not only bring their husbands and children to our shows, they bring their parents and grandparents! We have the broadest age demographic on the planet — 8 to 80. And we love ’em all.” Much to their satisfaction, the brothers’ career path displays parallels to that of their legendary father. He found fame as a teen idol before helping found the country rock movement. “Yeah, it is kind of weird when I sit down to think about it,” Gunnar says. “We had tremendous success at a very young age like he did. And now we’re coming to the same musical renaissance that he had at our age. It’s discovering what makes you unique, your own inner voice… getting to walk your talk for all to see and hear. Unlike our father though, we started out as songwriters first and foremost… something we learned from him when we were babies. I’m so thankful for that lesson. Seasons change, but what never will is my unshakable faith in the belief that you can’t stop the power of a hit song.” Matthew adds, “I feel more artistically, musically, spiritually and physically vital than I ever have in my life. We’re just starting, as far as a musician’s life is concerned. Yeah, we feel completely blessed to come from where we come from… and to have accomplished so much so young and on our own terms… but with what we’ve currently got up our sleeves for TV, for the stage, and for the airwaves, I promise you this: you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.”

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McCormack in new Lifetime movie Q: One of my favorite actors is Eric McCormack. I loved him in “Will & Grace,” and I really love his new show, “Perception.” Can I see him in anything else while I wait for “Perception” to return? — Giovanni W., via e-mail A: The multifaceted actor can next be seen on the Lifetime Original Movie “Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story,” which airs Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. It’s inspired by the true story of a handsome young college student who became the prime suspect in the shocking murder of his father and disfigurement of his mother in a savage ax attack. Eric portrays Detective Joe Sullivan, the lead investigator on the case, who goes on a mission to prove Chris’ guilt. In “Perception” news, Scott Wolf, of “Party of Five” and “V” fame, has signed on to be a recurring character as an assistant U.S. attorney. He has a hidden agenda that involves his soon-to-be ex-wife, Kate, played by Rachel Leigh Cook. Look for 13 new episodes of “Perception” to begin airing this summer. *** Q: I am absolutely gutted by the ending of season three of “Downton Abbey,” and I can’t wait for season four. Can you recommend anything for me in the meantime? — Jen S. in California A: Well, if you’re looking for another high-quality period piece to take your mind of the heartbreaking fate of Matthew Crawley, then may I recommend another Masterpiece series? “Mr. Selfridge,” which premieres March 31, stars Jeremy Piven as a wheeling, dealing, womanizing American who teaches early-1900s Londoners how to shop. The eight-part series centers on the real-life story of the flamboyant and vision-

ary founder of the London department store Selfridge’s. *** Q: What has “Lost” star Josh Holloway been up to? Will he be on another series soon? — Nora S., Savannah, Ga. A: Josh was cast as the lead in a pilot for CBS called “Intelligence.” The action takes place at U.S. Cyber Command, and focuses on a unit that has been created around one agent (Gabriel Black, played by Josh) with a very special gift: A microchip has been implanted in his brain that allows him to access the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Josh also co-stars in the dramatic thriller “Paranoia,” which also stars Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth and Gary Oldman. It will be released in October. Also, in January 2014, look for Josh in the Arnold Schwarzenegger action movie “Ten,” which also stars Sam Worthington and Joe Manganiello. *** Q: My husband and I recently watched a new series called “Do No Harm” on NBC; however, we haven’t been able to find it on the TV schedule. Has it been canceled? — Laura K., via e-mail A: The medical drama, which premiered Feb. 1, was indeed canceled after two episodes. “Do No Harm” was the lowestrated, in-season broadcast scripted series debut in modern history. The second episode declined even further, sealing the show’s fate. *** Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or e-mail her at letters@


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First pay phone in Connecticut • It was screenwriter, playwright, novelist, director and producer Ben Hecht who made the following sage observation: “Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” • Those who study such things say that the Earth spins faster on its axis in September than it does in March. • When the TV show “Bewitched” first started filming, the star, Elizabeth Montgomery, was just a month away from giving birth to her first child, so the first five episodes were shot almost in their entirety without her. It wasn’t until the baby was a few weeks old that she was able to go on the set to film her scenes. • If you’re a fan of the Beatles, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that during the decade of the 1960s, they had more top 10 hits and more No. 1 records than any other recording artist.

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GO WITH IT ACROSS 1 Takes without right 7 Actress Alba or Tandy 14 Fine, rare violins 20 State in Mexico 21 Newspaper sales pitch 22 Present but not active 23 Fruit tossed from a ship? 25 Batting posture 26 Manitoba Indians 27 Topic in psych 101 28 A, in Austria 30 Torch’s crime 31 Beehive State dweller 33 Always avoid mentioning muralist Rivera? 38 Gentle touch 40 Whit 42 Mauna ___ 43 Clock or cat preceder 44 Where old freight is sold? 47 Lacking firmness 52 “___ Croft: Tomb Raider” 53 “The World According to ___” (1982 film) 54 G3 or G4 computer 56 Chilean child 57 Mantel, e.g. 59 “All untrue!” 61 Where some tourists in Africa travel? 66 Large ducks 68 Teachers’ union: Abbr. 70 High, wispy clouds 71 President pro ___ 72 Italian cheese sold in Florida or Georgia?

77 “... man ___ mouse?” 80 A nephew of Donald Duck 81 Cam output 82 Battlefield docs 86 Periods spent using a battingpractice bat? 89 Part of PS 92 “Vive ___!” (French cry) 93 Polar chunk 94 Livy’s 502 96 Oral history 98 Big top, e.g. 99 Málaga miss 104 Fled from Brazzaville? 107 Elvis Presley’s middle name 108 Brief slumber 109 It may be permed 110 Ending for Ecuador 111 Change the location of a North Dakota city? 117 Stiffly formal 119 Occurrence 120 11th mo. 121 ETs’ craft 123 Show shame 126 Champion 128 Being green with old cards for a numbers game? 133 Tolerate 134 Stimulates 135 Crude shed 136 Cease 137 109-Across salon worker 138 Most unusual DOWN 1 Jarhead’s org. 2 Fly like a kite 3 Not spayed, say

4 Thesaurus author 5 Humdrum 6 ___ Paulo 7 PC image file format 8 ___ the side of caution 9 Sis, e.g. 10 ___-cone 11 Give ___ shot 12 Concerned person 13 Steele’s collaborator 14 Yankovic and Gore 15 Bullfighter 16 1980s game console 17 Edgy 18 Wearing a disguise, for short 19 Office scribe 24 Not dorsal 29 iPod type 32 Novelist Tami 34 Building add-on 35 “Va-va-___!” 36 Really rankle 37 Appetite 38 Beat of life 39 Japanese brew 41 Prefix with culture 45 Valleys 46 Watchful 48 Political poll abbr. 49 Talent 50 Pertaining to 51 Dire destiny 55 Sprite maker 58 Tolkien hero 60 Island locale 62 Mil. enlistees 63 “... ___ quit!” (ultimatum ender) 64 Saroyan’s “My Name Is ___” 65 Watson player Bruce

67 Hard fat 69 Cleo’s snake 73 Start for night or light 74 Sewn edge 75 Bit of advice 76 “___ Joy” 77 Rip-___ (swindles) 78 Wield power 79 Partner of ever 83 Star of “I Remember Mama” 84 Dance in a winding line 85 Use as a bench 87 GM’s Prizm, once 88 West-central Italian city 90 Not yet a jr. 91 Crime of disloyalty 95 “___ Three Ships” 97 Cut film, e.g. 100 Roof boards 101 Radio’s Glass 102 Ripped up 103 Silky goats 105 Tax prep expert 106 Bellyached 111 Copied a cat 112 Sheeplike 113 Hawks 114 Listlessness 115 Plain to see 116 Christmas seasons 118 Homeric epic 122 Boxer’s weapon 124 Bosses of cpls. 125 Owl’s cry 127 No longer practicing: Abbr. 129 Shy 130 Brynner of Broadway 131 Hit CBS procedural 132 Shine, in some product names

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You could have some problems with doubters who don’t share your enthusiasm for that new project you’re supporting. But use the facts to win them over to your side. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Someone is impressed by how you managed to get your case to the right people, despite attempts to keep you on the outside looking in. Expect to hear more about this. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Good for you — your gift for seeing both sides of a dispute helps cool down a potentially explosive workplace situation. Some family-related tensions also begin to ease. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Your determination to prove yourself is put to the test by midweek. Counting all the positive factors you have going for you will help you get over your self-doubt. Good luck. LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22) Several co-workers are still determined to resist coming over to your side. But don’t let that stop you from presenting your proposal to the people who count. Stay the course. VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) You might prefer to be taken on faith and not have to prove yourself. But the truth is, you need to offer more facts if you hope to persuade people to accept what you say. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) A family situation takes an unwelcome turn. While others might be looking around for answers, you’ll soon sort it all out logically, and the matter will be resolved. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Someone might try to create doubt about your reliability for his or her own agenda. But your reputation and your colleagues’ long-standing faith in you saves the day. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) An unexpected change of plans forces you to come up with an alternative by the end of the week. Look for colleagues to offer valuable suggestions. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Nothing upsets the Goat as much as broken promises. But before you vent your anger, consider that this could ultimately prove to be a blessing in disguise. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) An old workplace problem you thought you had solved for good resurfaces. But this time, co-workers will take a more active role in helping you deal with it. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Be careful not to be misled by a negative reaction to one of your more important projects. If you believe in it, then it has worth and is, therefore, worth staying with. BORN THIS WEEK: Everyone appreciates your gift for finding beauty, even where it seems least likely to exist. © 2013 King Features Synd., Inc.


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JUST FOR FUN KING CROSSWORD ACROSS 1 Suitable 4 Young boxer? 7 Litigious sort 8 Middle Eastern dish 10 Bethlehem’s region 11 Ball game segment 13 New Orleans neighborhood 16 Barbie’s companion 17 Hosiery shade 18 Shaft of light 19 “An Inconvenient Truth” narrator 20 Enticement 21 Chris of tennis lore 23 19th President 25 Leave out 26 Cartoonist Goldberg 27 Help 28 Inscribed pillar 30 “Suburgatory” airer 33 Ice cream flavor 36 Evening affair 37 Sorrow 38 Slow critter 39 Ear-related 40 Spring mo. 41 A Bobbsey twin


DOWN 1 Poet W.H. 2 Hammerhead part 3 Farm vehicle 4 Piece of cheesecake? 5 Arm bones 6 Twosome 7 Confident 8 Sharp irritation 9 False 10 NYC airport 12 Toothed wheels 14 Rodgers partner 15 “Catcher in the ___” 19 Obtain 20 Caustic solution 21 Eastern potentates 22 “America’s Funniest Home ___” 23 Island dance 24 Desert 25 Lummox 26 Carouse 28 Discard 29 Alternative to “his/her” 30 Texas Hold ‘em declaration 31 United nations 32 Automobile 34 1492 vessel 35 Tittle



TRIVIA TEST 1. TELEVISION: What was the name of the estate in the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows”? 2. ANIMAL KINGDOM: How many eyes does a bee have? 3. ENTERTAINMENT: Which actress was married to Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw and Frank Sinatra? 4. INVENTIONS: When was the first coin-operated pinball machine invented? 5. U.S. PRESIDENTS: Who was the first president to be born an American citizen? 6. QUOTATIONS: Who said, “It’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” 7. U.S. STATES: What does the name of Hawaii’s capital,

Answers 1. Collinwood 2. Five — two compound eyes and three simple eyes 3. Ava Gardner 4. 1931 5. Martin Van Buren 6. Woody Allen 7. Sheltered bay 8. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 9. Bullet 10. A type of pickled cucumber


KING CROSSWORD Find the listed words in the diagram. They run in all directions — forward, backward, up, down and diagonally.




Honolulu, mean? 8. LITERATURE: Which one of Shakespeare’s plays contains the line, “The course of true love never did run smooth.” 9. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: What was the name of cowboy actor Roy Rogers’ dog? 10. FOOD & DRINK: What is a gherkin?







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Keep a well-stocked ‘cantry’ For those who enjoy preparing home-cooked, nutrient-rich meals, but are often pressed for time, canned foods are essential cooking tools. A well-stocked pantry — or “Cantry” — ensures you always have healthful fruits and vegetables on hand — no matter the time of year. “Cans’ ironclad seal locks in freshness, flavor and nutrients, so you can rely on canned foods to create wholesome and delicious meals for your family,” said Elizabeth Fassberg, MPH, RD, CDN, owner of EAT FOOD, a food and nutrition consultancy in New York City. “Cooking with canned food means you know what you’re serving your family and helps cut down on eating out.” To get the most nutritionally from your canned foods, here are Fassberg’s tips: • Select fruits that are packed in their own juice, water or 100-percent fruit juice. • When possible, opt for canned vegetables or soups with no sodium added or low sodium products. If these options are not available, rinse the vegetables before you use them. • Refrigerate leftover canned goods in a glass or plastic container. So if you’re not sure what to make for dinner tonight, look no further than your cantry.

TEN MINUTE-STRONI Preparation time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 10 minutes; makes 8 servings 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon dried savory 1/4 teaspoon ground sage 1 quart canned, low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup 100 percent vegetable juice 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 1 cup canned, diced tomatoes (no-salt added) 1 cup canned navy beans or chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 can (8-1/4 ounces) sliced carrots, drained 1 can (8-1/4 ounces) cut green beans, drained 1 can (4 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained Parmesan cheese (optional) Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until transparent, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, Italian seasoning, savory and sage, and cook 10 seconds. Add broth, vegetable juice and vinegar, and bring to a boil. Add tomatoes, navy beans, carrots, green beans, and mushrooms; simmer 4 to 5 minutes. Serve in bowls garnished with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired. Recipe and image courtesy of Source: Can Manufacturers Institute

SERVE A SIMPLE SKILLET SUPPER Getting dinner on the table fast during a busy week need not cause a panic — or a call for carryout. With this simple recipe and five key ingredients, supper is served in just 20 minutes. Begin with a pantry staple that can be the starting point for lots of great meals — a can of READ German Potato Salad. This ready-to-serve salad makes a savory side dish to accompany all kinds of entrees, but it’s so much more versatile. Think of it as a base for a hearty soup, a casserole or a skillet meal like Quick Sausage and German Potato Salad Skillet.

Thinly sliced potatoes, deliciously seasoned with a vinegary-bacon dressing, make a perfect pairing with smoked sausage and a quick sauté of onion wedges and colorful bell peppers. Think of the prep time and number of ingredients saved by beginning with the potato salad. And by choosing pre-cooked sausages, which can be browned and heated in about five minutes, cooking time is greatly reduced. Add a mixed greens salad, perhaps topped with apple or pear slices, and dinner is done. How quick, easy and appetizing is that? For more great-tasting, simple recipes made with READ salads, visit

QUICK SAUSAGE AND GERMAN POTATO SALAD SKILLET Preparation time: 10 minutes; cooking time: 10 minutes; makes 4 servings 2 teaspoons olive or vegetable oil 1 medium red or yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 3/4 pound pre-cooked smoked chicken or turkey sausage links 1 can (15 ounces) READ German Potato Salad 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper Chopped parsley, optional Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and bell pepper. Cook and stir 1 minute. Add sausages; continue cooking 5 minutes until browned and heated through, turning occasionally. Remove sausages from skillet. Add potato salad and black pepper to skillet. Stir to combine with onion mixture. Return sausages to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes to heat through. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired. Note: Other smoked sausage such as Polish or kielbasa can be substituted. Source: Seneca Foods

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Large 2Br/2Ba: Includes water, trash, sewer. $ + $400 security deposit. 213 W. Bonita: 602-292-1788 Large, Clean, Quiet: 2BD/1BA Apartment In Nice, North East Area, Back Patio, Pets-No, $ Call Dennis @ 928-978-1385 Two 1Br Apts. Recently remodeled, w/New Applicance and AC, Great S. Beeline Location, $500. to $550.p/m 928-474-8000 Very Nice, Clean 2Br/1Ba, Includes Cable/wifi/sewer/water, $ Contact Martha 928-951-5521



Available March 1, 2013 1,667 Square Feet Eagle Springs Professional Plaza 903 E. Hwy. 260, Suite 6 (928) 978-0149 Fully Equiped Restaurant In Punkin Center for Lease: Established 2005, Great Location 10 Min. to Roosevelt Lake, Sandra, 928-474-3830 Office or Retail Space Lowest Rates In Payson Private Bath,500 sq.ft. On Upgraded Remodeled Units, 1 Month Rent Free 602-616-3558

Rim View OFFICE PARK, Executive Suites, Payson’s Premier Office Space, 708 E. Hwy 260, 928-472-7035.

Foreclosures: 30 Homes, both New and PreOwned to Choose From, Free Delivery, Call Bronco Homes, 1-800-487-0712 Payments Available; New Carpet,Vacant, 2Br/1Ba, 12x60, 55+Park, 705 E. Miller, Space 29, Storage, Covered Patio, Screened Porch, Large Treed Lot, $5,900, 928-978-2658 REPOS: 2, 3, & 4 Bedrooms, Starting from $9,989. Call Bronco Homes: 1-800-487-0712

2003 Harley FLHTCUI, parting out, 5k miles, presently have all, (928) 474-5105, (928) 517-1346.

Moving? Retiring? Local Resident looking for established business in area, offering cash 928-978-5322


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SKY PARK INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: 1305 W. Red Baron Rd. Six 1600sf Suites Avail. up to 9600sf/$.60 per sf 928-468-6320

CONDOMINIUMS 1Br & 2Brs/1Ba Condos, Includes Water/Sewer & Trash, Pets-No, Starting @ $450. to $ Frontier Condos, 928-478-6188

HOMES FOR RENT 1Br Small But Clean Stove, Refrig, Evap Cooler, Large Store Room, Carport, Trash Included!! 702 S. Oak $ 928-474-8833

HOMES FOR RENT 1Br/1Ba Cabin In-Town, Completely Restored, Heating/AC, Wood Burning Stove, Outside AZ Room, Laundry, Storage Shed, Lots of Trees, $625.p/m 928-288-2440 1Br/1Ba, House, Newly Remodeled w/Wood Flooring & Furniture, Covered Parking, W/D, Water,Garbage,Sewer,Included $500.p/m, Call for Information 928-472-8564 or 928-978-1444 3Bd/2Ba MF Home, Fairly New, Fenced Yard, $750/mo + Dep. Near Hospital!! Avail. March 1st. Mark, 928-951-3439 or Ted 480-694-4044 3Bd/2Ba, Great View! Log Sited Home (Strawberry) ,Storage Unit, All Appliances, Dishwasher, New Carpet/Paint, Paved Driveway, Large Deck, $825/mo.+Deposit, 602-999-8076, Avail.Now! 3br, 2.5ba, 2-car attached garage, great room, loft, fenced yard, 1748sq.ft., built 2007, smoking-no, pets possible, heat pump $1000, (480)654-2245. 3BR, 2BA, CUTE & CLEAN! Includes, W/D, central heat/ac, large workshop, fenced yard, pet ok. In Gisela, $625/mo., 928-978-2656. 3BR, 2BA, semi-furnished cabin for rent, Beaver Valley. 2 wood burning FP, lg game room w/pool table/bar, W/D, $1500/mo, 1yr lease, smoking-no, 602-451-7965. Bonus Move-In 1/2 Off First Month, NorthEast Payson, 2Br/2Ba, Office/Laundry Room, Heating/AC, Large Fenced Yard w/Drip, Covered Patio, Carport, $ + Dep. Smoking/Pets-No, 928-595-4024

New Custom Victorian Home 3Bd/2Bath Den In Town Historic District Energy-Efficient. Deck-w/Views,Laundry, Upgraded Appliances, Vaulted-Ceiling, Ceiling-FansThroughout, Carport,Home/Office OK. $995/mo. 928-288-2440

Very Clean Large 2Br/2Ba, Front/Rear Covered Decks, Fenced Yard, Garage and Circular Driveway, $ 928-468-1068 or 602-647-2014

HORSE PROPERTY FOR RENT One Bdrm Duplex $ Fenced Yard, Close to Hospital, Deposit & Credit Report Req. 1Yr Lease, Avail Now, Owner/Agent 480-649-0005

MOBILE/RV SPACES Nice and clean travel trailers for rent at Mountain Shadows R.V. Park. Lot space, water, sewer and trash are included for only $380. a month. Walking distance to downtown Payson with onsite manager, laundry facilities and wifi. Call Shawn at 928-474-2406

ROOMS FOR RENT $, All Utilities Included, Kitchen & Laundry Priviledges, Single Person, No Pets, Call Jeanne, 928-472-4549 Avail. Now Downstairs of Home For Rent 1000sf, Furnished, One Person, $ + $525.Dep. Utilities Included, By Hospital, Call Mark at 928-951-3439 ROOMMATE WANTED! Mature, Responsible Person to share my Beautiful mountain view home! W/D, Cable, Own Bathroom & Deck, F/P & Views! $400 per month: 928-474-2106




Life is still good without an appendix BY PAUL G. DONOHUE, M.D. 2013 NORTH AMERICA SYND., INC.

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 13-year-old son went to camp for five days. On day three, he had terrific stomach pain and started to vomit. The instructors were alarmed and took him to the local hospital, where doctors diagnosed appendicitis. We had to give phone permission for him to have an operation. Everything went fine, and he recovered quickly. My wife and I have a few questions. Could he have eaten something that caused appendicitis? What does not having an appendix do to people? No one in my wife’s or my family has had such an operation. We’re ignorant about all this. — G.G. ANSWER: The appendix dangles from the first part of the colon in the lower-right side of the abdomen. It looks like a slender worm, and has an average length of 3 inches (8 cm). The function of the appendix isn’t clearly defined, but it might have a role in body immunity. Life without an appendix goes on as normally as life with one. The appendix has a hollow core, which is lined with lymphoid tissue, the same kind of tissue found in lymph nodes. Bacteria from the colon can invade the hollow core and cause the lymph tissue to swell. Swelling cuts off blood supply, and the appendix begins to disintegrate — appendicitis. Undigested food or hard fecal material also can block the appendix’s core and lead to the same situation. Nothing your son ate is likely the cause. All the other campers ate the same food, but he was the only one to develop this problem. The pain of appendicitis most often starts in the area of the navel (belly button) and works its way toward the lower-right corner of the abdomen. Temperature rises. Vomiting is common, and sometimes diarrhea is part of the picture. A doctor, by what he or she hears from the patient, along with the examination of the abdomen, usually can make the diagnosis. In confusing circumstances, an ultrasound is most helpful. Millions of people worldwide live without an appendix. They do quite well. So will your son. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Can hand sanitizer kill all harmful bacteria? — D.D. ANSWER: By “hand sanitizer,” do you mean waterless hand cleaners? Most of them incorporate ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol. They kill many bacteria, but not all harmful ones. Nothing short of sterilization does that. Frequent hand-washing with soap and water for 20 seconds is an effective way of eliminating many germs, including cold and flu viruses. You don’t have to use soap that has antibacterial agents in it. The water doesn’t have to be hot; cool water is fine. Dry your hands with a paper, disposable towel, and turn off the faucets in a public restroom with a paper towel. DEAR DR. DONOHUE: When is the better time to take medicines: a.m. or p.m.? Is it better to take them with water or juice? I have been told conflicting answers. —- S.R. ANSWER: If the prescribing doctor or the pharmacist hasn’t specified a particular time, you can take medicine when it’s most convenient for you. You’ll never go wrong taking medicine with water. 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 at P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 328536475.

Rim Review February 27, 2013  

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