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TURKEY QUESTIONS ANSWERED • You go to buy a turkey, and wonder how big a bird you should get. An 11 lb. turkey will yield 5 to 6 lbs. of meat. The bigger the bird, the greater the ratio of meat to bones, so the cheaper the serving. You wonder if it would be more economical to get a turkey breast, roast, or roll. Whole turkeys are cheaper per serving. Sometimes turkeys are so cheap that you wonder if you should stock up. A frozen turkey will keep for up to a year if stored at zero degrees . You wonder if you should get a self-basting bird. According to taste tests, there is no reason to choose a selfbasting bird over one that is not selfbasted. Basted birds have more salt. You wonder how long it will take to thaw. It should be thawed in the fridge for 24 hours for each 5 lbs. of weight. You debate between homemade or Stove-Top. Stuff the bird at the very last minute before cooking to cut down on bacteria, or cook it unstuffed. SMOKED TURKEY

• To celebrate the wealth of turkey farms in the area, the town of Frazee, Minnesota erected a gigantic turkey statue. Standing 22 feet tall, it was billed as the world’s largest turkey. On July 1, 1998, city workers wanted to spiff up Big Tom (as he was called) in preparation for the annual Turkey Days Festival. However, they decided to clean the fiberglass and paper maché statue with blow torches. Big Tom caught fire and burned to the ground. But civic pride kicked in and by September, another equally impressive Big Tom was installed in its place. WHITE vs DARK

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December 22– January 19

Pace yourself, Capricorn. The holiday season is just getting underway. Give too much of yourself now, and you won’t have any to give later.

January 20– February 18

True to form, you’re on top of your game, at home and at work. There is nothing you cannot do this week, Aquarius. A web of deceit begins to unravel.

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Shape up, or ship out, Pisces. There are many others waiting in the wings, so if your heart is not in it, move aside. Hope blooms at home.

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Duty calls, Aries. Heed it and give it your all. You will reap more rewards than you know. A task at home must be divided and conquered.

April 20– May 20

Party invites arrive by the handful. Choose the best and leave the rest, Taurus. Financial objectives are met, and you have some to spare.

May 21– June 21 The gift list grows. You better get shopping, Gemini. Start someplace you’ve never been. Décor needs require some thinking out-side of the box.

June 22– July 22

Nothing is etched in stone, Cancer. If you need to make some changes, then do so. Your friends will understand. A financial endeavor pans out.

July 23– August 22 Dreams grow, but resources stay in short supply. No need to worry, Leo. Things will eventually equal out. A deadline is extended just in time.

August 23– September 22 A problem festers. Leave it be, Virgo. It is not your problem to fix. A major renovation at home tests patience but ends well. Invites arrive by the handful.

September 23– October 22

The secret is out, and you are free to speak about the matter. Be open but tactful, Libra. Opportunity rarely knocks more than once. Don’t miss out.

October 23– November 21

You’re not much of a risk-taker, but an offer this week is too good to pass up. Go for it, Scorpio. It’s yours for the taking. A party date is near.

November 22– December 21

Fancy that, Sagittarius. Someone is in dire need, and you come to their rescue. Be careful that you don’t make a habit of it. A card bears good news.

• Annie Jump Cannon was born in 1863 to Elizabeth Jump and Wilson Lee Cannon. Growing up in Delaware, her mother taught her the names of all the constellations in the sky, imbuing her with a lifelong interest in astronomy. Annie excelled in school and was particularly adept at mathematics. • In 1880 she enrolled in Wellesley College in Massachusetts, one of the top schools for women in a day and age when women rarely attended college. Here, a bout with scarlet fever left her nearly deaf, a handicap that barely slowed her pace. • After graduating with a degree in physics in 1884, she returned home to Delaware, where she grew bored. When her mother died in 1894, she knew it was time for a change. She wrote to her former professor at Wellesley to see if there was a job opening at the school. The professor hired her to be an assistant, and the job allowed Annie to take graduate courses at the college. • A new course in astronomy caught her attention, as did a class in spectroscopy, where she learned the science behind the dispersion of light. She was also fanatically interested in photography. Later she enrolled at Radcliffe Women’s College at Harvard in order to gain access to the Harvard College Observatory. There she caught the attention of noted astronomy Edward Pickering. • Pickering hired Annie to be his assistant at the observatory. His project was to map, define, and catalog every possible star in the sky. He paid Annie and a bevy of other astronomically inclined women a wage of 25 cents per hour for their labor, at a time when the secretaries at the college were earning up to a dollar per hour. Soon the work got bogged down because the system used to classify stars was bulky, difficult, and complex.

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