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CRACKS SOME EGGS! by Patricia L. Cook Eggs are a big seller all year long as one of the most popular breakfast foods, an essential ingredient for baking and more. But at Easter, they are at the top of the grocery list, the star of the show! • Eggs are rich in nutrients, containing almost every vitamin and mineral needed by humans. The protein of eggs is the standard by which other protein sources are compared. Large eggs contain approximately 6 grams of protein and 4.5 grams of fat, with about half of the fat being the healthier mono-unsaturated variety. Eggs only contain about 70 calories each. • While once vilified as being unhealthy and the cause of heart attacks because of their high cholesterol, the egg’s reputation has recently been redeemed. More doctors and nutritionists are backing away from the idea that eggs should be avoided. Eggs have so many good health benefits that studies now say most people are fine eating an egg a day.

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• Eggs are also a good source of choline, which has been shown to help preserve memory, as well as lutein and zeaxanthin, which may help prevent vision loss. Nutritionists say that eggs can help with weight management, eye health, muscle strength, brain functions and are valuable for healthy pregnancies. • Easter eggs and the Easter bunny are considered symbols of new life and rebirth. Ancient cultures like the Persians, Hindus and Egyptians believed the world started as a large egg. • The new life symbolism was probably the association that made way for the Easter Bunny. Rabbits, like eggs, have always been associated with birth and fertility. • The legend of the Easter Bunny had its start in Germany. The story goes that a poor woman living in Germany decorated eggs to hide and be hunted as entertainment for her children. As soon as the eggs were found by the children, a large bunny rabbit was seen hopping away! Many stories have been written about the bunny ever since, and children in many places around the world look forward to egg hunts and egg and bunny-shaped candies around Easter. • Many egg hunts now use plastic eggs, often filled with candy or toys. Real eggs, if they are used for hunts, need to be handled carefully.




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• Not only does the yolk contain cholesterol, it also contains the vitamins and minerals that make it a nutritional powerhouse. Egg yolks are one of the few foods with naturally occurring vitamin D. Hard-boiled eggs, like those decorated, hidden and hunted at Easter, provide about 17 grams of protein. Egg whites are an excellent source of low-fat protein.

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CRACKS SOME EGGS (continued): • The Egg Safety Center recommends that, “Hardcooked eggs should be refrigerated within two hours of cooking and used within one week.” Another food authority, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), says Easter eggs are safe to eat after a hunt if you follow some basic guidelines: “Use food-safe coloring to dye the eggs and refrigerate them within two hours of boiling them.”

• Other information from the USDA says that boiling an egg removes a naturally occurring protective coating on egg shells that then leaves the shells vulnerable to bacteria. If any eggs are cracked, they are very susceptible to bacteria as well and should be discarded. • The President and First Lady host the White House Easter Egg Roll every year on the Monday after Easter. The Easter Egg Roll activities were started in the mid-1800s and were originally held at the U.S. Capitol grounds. After years of wear and tear to the lawn, Congress passed a law in 1876 forbidding the Capitol grounds from being used as a children’s playground. • In 1878, when President Rutherford B. Hayes heard of the law, he issued an official order that any children who showed up at the Capitol grounds for an egg roll should be sent to the White House. Since that time, successive Presidents have continued the tradition, with the event held on the south lawn of the White House. It has only been cancelled a few times because of bad weather and during World Wars I and II. During the war years, egg rollers still congregated, some at the Washington Monument, the National Zoo and even at the Capitol grounds. (Remember, that was forbidden by law!)


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CRACKS SOME EGGS (continued): • Pysanky are Ukrainian Easter eggs (Pysanky is plural; the singular is pysanka). Pysanky folk art, where eggs are decorated using beeswax in a wax resist method, is a practice that has been around for thousands of years in Ukraine. Over 10,000 pysanky are displayed in the egg-shaped Pysanka Museum that opened in September 2000 in Kolomyia, Ukraine. • Canada, specifically Vegreville, Alberta, is home to the world’s largest pysanka. The area has many Ukrainian immigrants, and the pysanka was chosen as a symbol to honor the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in their centennial year of 1975. • While the Vegreville pysanka is the world’s largest inedible Easter egg, there have been a number of large edible chocolate eggs in recent years. Vying for recognition from the Guinness Book of World Records (GWR), impressive chocolate eggs usually make their debuts at shopping centers. A 14,197-pound, 12-ounce chocolate Easter egg was on display at a shopping center in Sao Jose, Santa Cararina, Brazil on April 3, 2010. • Last year, that one was beaten out for the title by an even larger egg displayed at a shopping center in Cortenuova, Italy. According to GWR, it weighed an impressive 15,873 pounds. Now that is a lot of chocolate!

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Yoga Research It isn’t often that our Western-medicine physicians will suggest we take an alternative route to health. Boston University scientists have done some research, however, that points to an Eastern form of exercise that will help with a big Western problem: Yoga is theorized to help reduce stress. Specifically, their research shows that yoga can help treat and prevent high blood pressure, cardiac disease and anxiety. Yoga, they believe, helps to restore balance to the nervous system. Imbalance can come from stress. In one study, participants were split into two groups: walking versus yoga. Only those in the yoga group had a rise in gamma amino-butyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter that produces feelings of calm. Researchers took a big step (for Western medicine) when they suggested that specific yoga practices should be created as a way to help with stressrelated conditions. The theories now will be tested in clinical studies. Yoga classes are easily found, but for seniors, a class that is specially geared to us is safer. Muscles get weak, and osteoporosis can result when we sit too much. Yoga itself isn’t a strenuous exercise, but it’s best to start with slow, gentle movements and a skilled instructor. With yoga we can learn deep breathing and mild stretching ... with quiet Eastern music playing in the background. Doesn’t that sound peaceful? Look for senior-friendly yoga classes at the senior center, churches, assisted living centers (even if you don’t live there) and fitness centers. Yes, those fitness gyms are starting to figure out that there are a lot of us, and we’ll use their services if they provide what we need. Sometimes that can include special classes, like yoga for seniors.

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• It was Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw who made the following sage observation: “A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” • We’re all familiar with the act of CPR -we often see a film or television character come to the rescue and save a life using the technique. And on TV, according to a recent study, CPR is shown as being successful 75 percent of the time. The reality is not quite so rosy, though. A study conducted in 2010 found that when CPR is used in real life, only about 8 percent of the patients were still alive after one month. Of those who did survive that long, 97 percent couldn’t live a normal life. • Do you suffer from astraphobia? If so, I hope you don’t live in Florida. Those who are afraid of lightning would be terrified in the Sunshine State, especially in Tampa, known as the lightning capital of the world.

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failed to impress the studio. In 1939, Wayne finally had his breakthrough in “Stagecoach.” He went on to play in dozens of movies, including “True Grit,” for which he won an Oscar in 1969. • On April 6, 1970, Sam Sheppard, a doctor convicted of murdering his pregnant wife in a trial that caused a media frenzy in the 1950s, dies of liver failure. After a decade in prison, Sheppard was found not guilty in a second trial in 1966. “The Fugitive” television series and movie were rumored to have been loosely inspired by the story.

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• On April 7, 1891, American showman Phineas Taylor Barnum dies in Bridgeport, Conn. The 81-year-old showman’s sense of humor never deserted him. He requested that a New York newspaper run his obituary before he died so he could enjoy reading it, and the paper obliged. 32nd Street NE • On April 2, 1902,&the first American theater devotedCenter solelyPoint to Rd movies opens in Rapids, Los Angeles. Cedar Housed inIAa52402 circus tent, the venue was dubbed “The Electric Theater.” t. cents for a one-hour Admission 3cost 2nd S10 show.

• On April 8, 1990, director David Lynch’s surreal series, “Twin Peaks,” premieres. The show, with its bizarre characters and baffling story line, became an instant cult hit. Kyle MacLachlan starred as Dale Cooper, an FBI agent assigned to visit a small town in the Pacific Northwest to try to unravel the mystery of the murder of resident Laura Palmer.



• On April 3, 1860, the first Pony Express mail simultaneously leaves St. Joseph, Mo., heading west, and Sacramento, Calif., heading east on a 1,800-mile journey. On April 13, the westbound packet arrived in Sacramento, beating the eastbound packet by two days.

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Niagara Falls is actually three waterfalls that occur on the Niagara River shared by Canada and the United States. • Niagara Falls is a tremendous tourist attraction for both the United States and Canada. Both countries have cities named after the falls, in New York and Ontario. • Of the three waterfalls, Horseshoe Falls is the largest on the Canadian side. The other two are American Falls and the much smaller Bridal Veil Falls. • While these waterfalls are not the largest in the world, they are among the world’s most impressive and most visited. The water that flows over the falls comes from the Great Lakes, which contain approximately 20 percent of the world’s fresh water. The Niagara River is actually a connecting channel between Lakes Erie and Ontario. After going over Niagara Falls, the water eventually makes its way to the Atlantic Ocean. • Both Canada and the United States use the powerful waterfalls for power generation, drinking water, fishing, agriculture and tourism. • The flow of water over Niagara Falls is greatly affected by the amount of precipitation going into the Great Lakes. This was noticed many years ago, so in 1910, the International Joint Commission (USA and Canada) began regulating the water levels. • Later, the “1950 Niagara Treaty” was signed by the two governments. This treaty concerns the diversion of water from the Niagara River to be used for power generation by both countries. The treaty also addressed the importance of the flow of water over the falls for tourism. • The treaty states that the flow over Niagara Falls must not be less than 100,000 cubic feet per second during daylight hours of tourist season, April 1 through October 31. The hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. from April to September 15 and then adjusted to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from September 16 to October 31. The flow must not be less than 50,000 cubic feet per second at all other times. • The treaty also specifies that excess water may be diverted for power generation. The Sir Adam Beck Station in Ontario and New York State Power Authority use the falls to provide electricity to more than a million people.

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• Niagara Falls has hosted its share of daredevils through the years. The first trip over the falls was staged by three hotel owners in 1827. Highly publicized, the event attracted approximately 10,000 people to see an old condemned schooner named Michigan go over the falls with a load of “ferocious” animals. The animals actually were a buffalo, two raccoons, two small bears, a dog and a goose. The two bears, loose on the deck of the boat, jumped overboard and swam to Goat Island before the boat went over the abyss. The goose was the only survivor of the plunge. • Two years later, the first human to survive going over the falls took his plunge. Sam Patch actually did it twice, 10 days apart, diving headfirst off of two diving boards he erected on Goat Island. The second dive was actually higher than the first. • One of the most famous daredevils to cross the falls did it 10 times from 1858 to 1860. “The Great Blondin” was a Frenchman who crossed Niagara Falls walking on tightropes.

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Friction among friends puts a damper on an evening out until someone you least expect presents a compromise. Who knew you had it in you.

January 20– February 18 Enough, Aquarius. You’ve paid your dues. Back off and let your loved ones figure out the situation for themselves. They made their bed. Now they must lie in it.

June 22– July 22 The road to financial freedom begins, and you pass the first test with flying colors. You know more than you think, Cancer, and implementing it is not that hard.

July 23– August 22 Uh-oh, Leo. Your resolve melts, and clutter once again takes control. Muster up the strength to say no and mean it, no matter how enticing the deal.

August 23– September 22

February 19– March 20 It’s high time you got involved, Pisces. Stop beating around the bush and make your move. A special occasion calls for some extra special planning.

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March 21– April 19 Bon appétit, Aries. Prepare for a loved one to whisk you away on a fun, food-filled adventure. Stepping up your fitness routine will put you on the right path.

September 23– October 22 Practice makes perfect, Libra. Keep at it, and you’ll achieve the outcome you’re hoping for. A personal crisis comes to a riveting conclusion.

April 20– May 20 Don’t count on it, Taurus. Just because someone says they will do something doesn’t mean they will. Have a backup plan just in case. A phone call results in a flurry of activity.

October 23– November 21 Slow down, Scorpio. You’re moving too fast and missing out on some crucial details. A letter causes quite the stir of emotion at an event..

May 21– June 21 Sunny skies call for some stress busting, Gemini. Grab the gang and head outside for some much-needed fun. Fresh air will get the ideas flowing again.

November 22– December 21 No more, Sagittarius. You’ve waffled on the situation long enough. Make a decision and learn to live with it. A senior could use a helping hand.


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Morning glories are plants that usually occur as vines and typically produce funnel-shaped flowers that open in the morning hours. • Morning glories belong to the plant family Convolvulaceae, derived from the Latin word convolvere that means “to wind.” The morning glory family contains over 1,000 species. • Members of the morning glory family range from showy flowers such as cultivated species in the genus Ipomoea to troublesome weeds such as field bindweed. The common sweet potato is a member of the morning glory family.

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• China is the top country for sweet potato production, accounting for 80 percent of the worldwide sweet potato crop. In Asia, approximately half of the sweet potato crop is used for animal feed. • Many people speak of sweet potatoes and yams interchangeably when really, they are distinctly different vegetables. Yams are in, not surprisingly, the yam family known by botanists as the Dioscoreaceae. Yams, native to Africa and parts of Asia, have a hard skin resembling tree bark, and the pulp is moist. By contrast, sweet potatoes typically have a thin edible skin and pulp that is a white to orange color and dry and crumbly in texture. • One of the more interesting morning glories is Mary’s Bean named after the Virgin Mary. The plant is known by some as crucifixion bean. These names come from the cross-shaped indentation that appears on the seed. The plant is revered by natives in southern Mexico and Central America as an antidote for venomous snakebites and — are you sitting down? — a cure for hemorrhoids! • The morning glory family is sometimes called the bindweed family due to the way vines of these plants grow over and around other plants, fences and other structures, hence “binding” themselves to the object. Field bindweed, Convolvus arvensi, is an annoying weed and probably the most hated of plants in the morning glory family. It appears as an innocent-looking small vine with pretty white-to-pink, slightly fragrant flowers. Left unchecked however, vines can cover surrounding plants. Bindweed is extremely difficult to eradicate from a yard, flowerbed or garden. • For those gardeners wanting to control bindweed without the use of herbicides, vigilance and persistence are required. As new sprouts are noticed, pluck them out and eventually, you will rid your garden, flowerbed or yard of bindweed. Don’t try to dig the plant up because the taproot runs deep. By continually removing green shoots, you starve the plant by removing the plant parts responsible for photosynthesis. Be aware, this process takes years! Herbicides can be used, but none exist that completely remove bindweed following one application. Visit the University of California-Davis website,, for more guidance. • Hopefully your morning glory plants are beautiful and bring you joy instead of angst and work like bindweed!

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