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KootenaiCounty, County,Idaho IdahoIssue Issue#32 #46August Nov. 13th 2017 ofofKootenai 6th 2018

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TIDBITS® DELIVERS THE FACTS ON MONOby Kathy Wolfe The prefix “mono” means “single” or “one” in the English language. Tidbits takes a look at an assortment of words beginning with this prefix and their unusual meanings. • The scientific term for identical twins is “monozygotic,” which means that they develop from one fertilized egg that splits and forms two embryos. Monozygotic twins are always the same gender, have identical blood, and closely resemble each other. Fraternal twins, or dizygotic twins, are fertilized in separate eggs. • Mathematicians will know that a monomial is an algebraic expression with only one term. For example, 4x + 2x + 3 is not a monomial because there are three different terms. 3y + 8 is also not monomial, with its two different terms. However, 8xy is a monomial because it has only one term. Monomials also cannot have a negative or fractional exponent. • A living thing that is monogastric has a singlechambered stomach. Humans, rats, pigs, dogs, cats, horses and rabbits are all monogastric. The opposite of monogastric is ruminant, those mammals that have a stomach divided into four compartments, for example, cattle, sheep, deer, antelope, goats, camels, and giraffes. turn the page for more!

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TIDBITS of Kootenai County, Idaho Issue #32 August 6th 2018 MONO- (continued): • Most of us have probably seen an example of a monolith, a single massive rock, often made of igneous rock, the result of volcanic activity. Well-known examples are Nebraska’s Chimney Rock, Georgia’s Stone Mountain, Wyoming’s Devil’s Tower, and The Rock of Gibraltar. A monolith might also be a statue carved from bedrock, such as the Sphinx on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt. Frequently, monumental monoliths are in the form of an obelisk or column. • According to folklore, Monongy, a man-fish, lives in the Monongahela River, a 130-mile-long (210 km) river that flows from south to north from Fairmont, West Virginia, to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Monogahela, which translates from the Native American word meaning “falling banks” or “where banks cave in and erode,” joins the Allegheny River to form the Ohio River at Pittsburgh. “Falling banks” refers to the instability of the river’s banks. There have been numerous sightings of Monongy dating back as far as the French and Indian War (1754 – 1763), as well as a craze from the 1930s to the 1950s, when spectators reported weekly sightings. In 2003, a fisherman captured pictures of the sea creature, which were posted online for a time, but mysteriously taken down. Certain cryptozoologists visit the Monongahela every year searching for the bizarre beast. To add to the mystery, in 1956, a B-25 World War II bomber crashed into the River, floated for a short time, then disappeared into the waters. Two of the six crewman were killed and the plane was never recovered. • Those who create monochromatic paintings, drawings, or photographs use a single color, usually in varying tones. The value of the hue is changed by adding black or white to the original color. A painter might also use different textures of the same color to create an unusual variation of the same color.

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MONO- (continued): •There are only five species of monotremes, the most ancient order of mammals, left on Earth. The amphibious platypus and four species of echidna, or spiny anteaters, are all found only in Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. They are the only mammals that lay eggs. The platypus is an unusual composite of features – the bill and webbed feet of a duck, the tail of a beaver, and the body and fur of an otter. The platypus isn’t very big – just 20 inches long (50.8 cm), including a 5-inch (12.7-cm) tail, weighing just 3 lbs. (1.4 kg). The desert-dwelling echinas are spiky little creatures with extra-long claws that make them superior diggers and tree climbers. • The official term for the food additive MSG is monosodium glutamate. It’s a naturally-occurring salt of glutamic acid, one of the most plentiful amino acids found in several foods, including tomatoes and cheese, and also naturally present in our bodies. Glutamate was first extracted from a seaweed broth by a Japanese professor in 1908, when he discovered that it provided a savory taste. Today it is produced under many trade names, with “Accent” a popular brand. Not everyone can tolerate MSG, as it can produce headaches, sweats, numbness, heart palpitations, chest pain, and nausea in those intolerant individuals. • Only about 3% of mammal species are monogamous, mating for life, with a larger percentage of birds having monogamous relationships. Mammals include gibbon apes, wolves, voles, and beavers. Avian species include turtle doves, swans, sandhill cranes, pigeons, condors, bald eagles, and black vultures. Black vultures actually attack unfaithful members of their species, while bald eagles often return year after year to the same nest.

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TIDBITS of Kootenai® County, Idaho Issue #32 August 6th 2018 Tidbits of Dallas County MONO- (continued): • In 1959, the Disneyland monorail opened as a unique method of transporting visitors around the theme park. But this famous monorail was by no means the first. The first prototype of the craft, with a track consisting of a single rail, was created in Russia in 1820, with a patent taken out the following year for a monorail in London, the first to carry passengers. Philadelphia’s Centennial Exposition world’s fair in 1876 featured the Centennial Monorail. When the Disneyland train debuted, it was the first permanent dailyoperating monorail in the United States. Walt Disney conceived the idea after traveling in Germany, where he and his wife rode on a monorail that had been operating for more than 50 years. The monorail in Orlando’s Disney World opened in 1971. Today, it’s estimated that about 500 million people ride the Disney trains every year. Their annual travel distance is more than 60,000 miles (96,560 km) annually. • The Chongqing, China monorail transports 500,000 riders per day, the largest and busiest system in the world. • Mononucleosis, also known as glandular fever, is an infection transmitted through saliva, which has led the way to the nickname “the kissing disease.” But you can also contract mono through a cough or a sneeze, or by sharing dishes or utensils with someone who has it. Although people view it as highly contagious, it isn’t as infectious as the common cold. Mono is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, which produces deep fatigue. A fever lasting up to 14 days, along with a severe sore throat and swollen glands are among the infection’s results. Although most feel better in two to four weeks, the fatigue might last for months, as can the swollen glands and body aches.

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STRANGE BUT TRUE by Samantha Weaver * It was poet, philosopher and satirist Horace, who lived in the first century B.C., who made the following sage observation: “He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.” * Legislators in Vermont once found it necessary to outlaw whistling while underwater. * If someone were to ask you to name the sunniest spot on Earth, you might be tempted to answer “the Sahara Desert” or some other such exotic place. You would be wrong, though; that distinction belongs to a town right here in America. Out of the possible 4,456 daylight hours each year, the sun shines for an average of 4,050 in Yuma, Arizona. That means that there’s cloud cover or rain for only about 10 percent of the time there. * You might be surprised to learn that, according to those who study such things, Alaskans eat twice as much ice cream per capita than the rest of the nation. * Those who have the time to study such things claim that the most difficult small object to flush down a toilet is a ping-pong ball. * In 2010 a new species of slug was discovered in the mountains of Borneo. It is distinguished from other species of slug by its novel method of mating: It shoots its mate with a so-called love dart made of calcium carbonate and containing hormones. The researchers nicknamed the gastropods “ninja slugs.” * Other than the fact that they’re all performers, what do Darryl Hannah, Telly Savalas, James Doohan and Jerry Garcia have in common? They are (or were) missing one finger.Ê Thought for the Day: “We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?” -- Jean CocteauÊ (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.


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COUCH THEATER -- DVD PREVIEWS By Sam Struckhoff

Photo Credit: Focus Features “Tully” (R) -- A searing and earnest portrait of post-partum maternal deprivation, “Tully” stars Charlize Theron as Marlo, a mother stretched to her physical and psychological limits. With her third child on the way and a son who has an undiagnosed condition with special needs, Marlo is overwhelmed, but she rebuffs her brother’s (Marc Duplass) offer to spring for a night nanny. Then the baby comes, and so does a desperate need for Tully (Mackenzie Davis). Mother and young nanny form a tender bond and explore what sometimes gets left behind when a woman becomes a mother. It is the fourth collaboration between director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody and the second joint project including Theron (“Young Adult”). Ron Livingston also stars as Marlo’s husband, Drew. “Overboard” (PG-13) -- In a modern reboot of the 1987 classic, “Overboard” stars Anna Faris (eerily reminiscent of Goldie Hawn, star of the original) as Kate, a hardworking single mom who gets stiffed on a carpet cleaning job by a snobby playboy named Leonardo (Eugenio Derbez) whose yacht is in port. When Leonardo takes a tumble off the bow and the yacht keeps going, he’s left behind with a case of amnesia, which Kate fully takes advantage of by convincing him that he’s her working-stiff, chore-completing husband. Stereotypes are broken down and sparks fly, but this ship has sailed -- it’d take more than a gender swap for this to be anything but a poor copy of the original. “The Miracle Season” (PG) -- Based on the story of a real life high-school volleyball player, Caroline “Line” Found is the heart and soul of her West High volleyball team, until a tragic moped accident takes her life and leaves her teammates shattered. The following season, coach Kathy Bresnahan (Helen Hunt) browbeats Line’s best friend Kelly (Erin Moriarty) into rebuilding the team with her, and taking it all the way for Line. After much hemming and hawing, Kelly agrees. They rally, they have a big rivalry, they overcome the loss in more ways than one, but it was too heavily mawkish for me. The tagline is truth in advertising: “Every point, every game, every match, was for her” is pretty much literal here. “Final Portrait” (R) -- Who might have suspected that a film about painting a portrait would be entertaining and an instructive look into the creative mind of a genius sculptor and artist, as well as a view to the unfathomable creative process? Stanley Tucci is the writer and director of this quirky little gem. Geoffrey Rush stars as Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti. It’s Paris, 1964, and Giacometti runs into American writer and critic James Lord (Armie Hammer), a friend, whom he asks to sit for a portrait. Hours turn to days, which turn to weeks, as the painter and subject interact to our delight.(c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.

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TIDBITS of Kootenai® County, Idaho Issue #32 August 6th 2018 Tidbits of Dallas County

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The room burst into laughter. Here we were, a bunch of doctors, sticking our tongues out towards the little mirrors that the speaker had handed out to each of us, and then she said “Now, are you going to let that little piece of meat ruin your health?!” We laughed, but became more serious as she continued. The tongue, as it turns out, is quite the deciding factor in our health. It may be just a chunk of meat, but it holds a lot of power. We have about 10,000 taste buds on our tongue, and a single taste bud contains 50-100 taste cells. They represent not only tastes such as salty, sour, sweet, bitter and umami (savory), but also sensations such as kokumi (“mouthfulness” and “heartiness”), piquance (spicy or burning), coolness, calcium (chalky), metallicity (like sucking on a penny), carbon dioxide (fizziness) and fat (creamy, satisfying). Fat. It conjures up images of obesity, the demon being the fat in the foods we eat. Since reducing fat in our diets, we have skyrocketed obesity. The opposite of what was expected when the fat-free marketing went into overdrive. Some researchers believe this is because fat is satisfying. Without the satiating effects of fat, the mass population started consuming sugar instead. Now, as we are learning more about our body, and our tongue in particular, we realize there are receptors on the tongue that detect fat as it comes into contact with them. This in turn may have a powerful satiating effect on the brain, actually reducing the amount of food consumed. That’s not sur-

According to Linda Bartoshuck, a physiological psychologist at the University of Florida “Eating fat is encouraged by our brains to have us survive”. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis stated that our tongues apparently recognize and have an affinity for fat. In the recent study, subjects who had higher sensitivities to fat ate fewer fat calories than those with low sensitivity; people with lower fat sensitivity on their tongues tend to eat more before becoming satiated. Kokumi also contributes to satiation, something where salads alone just don’t cut it. In this world of obesity, dieting and eating disorders, satiation is everything. The good news is that we can take advantage of this piece of permanent meat! First and foremost, EAT SLOOOWLY! The longer food sits on your tongue, the more receptors are activated. Not only for fat and Kokumi, but also we have receptors that communicate with the brain letting it know that protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes and other wonderful nutritional co-factors are on their way down the pipe. If you chew your food to a liquid before swallowing it, you not only activate the satiation receptors in the tongue and brain, but are more likely to perceive satiation quicker, from the brain, not from an overly full stomach. Furthermore, you activate enzymes better to help you digest and assimilate those nutrients better. Hail the tongue!!

Dr. Holly Carling is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, Doctor of Naturopathy, Clinical Nutritionist and Master Herbologist with over three decades of experience. Dr. Carling is currently accepting new patients and offers natural health care services and whole food nutritional supplements in her Coeur d’ Alene clinic. Visit Dr. Carling’s website at www. vitalhealthcda.com to learn more about Dr. Carling, view a list of upcoming health classes and read other informative articles.


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TIDBITS of Kootenai County, Issue505-0674 #32 August 6th 2018 For Advertising CallIdaho (334) DONNA’S DAY: CREATIVE FAMILY FUN By Donna Erickson

Easy Fresh Fruit Cookie Tarts Tell your kids that they can be the “King and Queen of Tarts” when they make this gem of a summer dessert. The fresh fruit ingredients from your local market or fruit stand are luscious and good by themselves, but when they’re combined with a cookie base, you’ll have a “WOW” can’tmiss finale to a barbecue or outdoor get-together with friends. These cookie fruit tarts are super simple to assemble and look “tres francais,” but there’s no fromscratch pastry with mini fluted rims that you have to fuss over. Instead, the easy recipe starts with good, large sugar cookies you purchase at your bakery or grocery store. FRESH FRUIT COOKIE TARTS 8 large sugar cookies or your favorite plain round cookie 8 ounce package of cream cheese 1/3 cup white or vanilla chips (find them in the baking section of your store) Assorted fresh fruit and berries for toppings, such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, cherries and sliced peaches and plums, washed and dried 1/4 cup currant jelly or powdered sugar (optional) 1. Set cookies on a work surface such as a cutting board. Place cream cheese in a medium-size mixing bowl. 2. In a microwave-safe dish, melt chips, spoon into cream cheese and stir until smooth. 3. Spread the mixture evenly over the cookies. Let kids arrange the fresh fruit and berries in pretty designs on the top. 4. Meanwhile, if you would like a glaze, an adult should melt the jelly in a saucepan. Cool. Let kids drizzle or lightly brush with a pastry brush over the fruit to glaze the tarts. Or, dust over each tart with powdered sugar. 5. Arrange on a serving platter. Variations: -- Get creative with the presentation and decorate the serving platter or top the tarts with coconut flakes, sprigs of mint leaves, tiny blooms of edible flowers or fresh lavender. -- Make a larger quantity of bite-size tarts using packaged cookies such as gingersnaps. -- Instead of using cookies, make a larger single tart. Press prepared piecrust from the refrigerated section of your market on the base and sides of a 9-inch tart pan. Prick sides and bottom. Bake according to package directions. Cool. Spread cream cheese mixture on the base, arrange fruit attractively, and brush on the glaze. Donna Erickson’s award-winning series “Donna’s Day” is airing on public television nationwide. To find more of her creative family recipes and activities, visit www.donnasday.com and link to the NEW Donna’s Day Facebook fan page. Her latest book is “Donna Erickson’s Fabulous Funstuff for Families.” (c) 2018 Donna Erickson Distributed by King Features Synd.

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Q&A with Susan Ashley, MD

Bathrooms

You want to know another thing that is really annoying? How so many public bathrooms now have replaced paper towels to dry your hands with the hot air machines that blast your hands. I hate those machines, and rarely use them, preferring to dry my hands by shaking them or using my shirt instead. And now, I have a medical reason to avoid them. A new study has shown that the hot air hand drying machines in public restrooms are hazardous to your health. Instead of just blowing out hot air, they also cover your hands in germs. The reason? When you flush the toilet, the toilet creates a “plume” of aerosolized particles. This goes up and around the bathroom as a mist, which is why you should always flush with the lid down. However, in public toilets, there is no lid, so the mist lands on everything. The hand dryer seems to suck up and absorb the water droplets from the plume, and this contains the bacteria found in our waste. Yes, poop bacteria.

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So when you’re putting your hands under the dryer, you’re actually delivering bacteria from feces all over your hands, and some onto your face. The dryers provide a nice, warm home that’s like a Petri dish for growing and spreading, collecting in a reservior of poop germs. How was the study done? Special plates that collect germs were placed at the hand driers in 36 different bathrooms. After just half a minute, they collected between 18 and 60 colonies of bacteria. Collection plates placed at random spots in the restroom, on the other hand, collected an average of just one spore. Another study has shown that jet air dryers contaminated the surrounding area with 1300 times as many viral particles as paper towels would. Standard air dryers that simply blow warm air, spread far fewer particles, but still 60 times that of a paper towel. The researchers said these germs are generally harmless, unless you have a weakened immune system. Like the elderly, for example. Even if they aren’t dangerous, they are extremely gross! So stand your ground. No hand dryers, use only paper towels, or your jeans.

Dr Ashley is board certified in Family Medicine and in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. She provides a mix of traditional with alternative medicine and specializes in bio-identical hormones for both men and women.


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TRIVIA TEST By Fifi Rodriguez 1. FOOD & DRINK: What ingredient is added to sugar to make it brown sugar? 2. CURRENCY: Which historical figure featured on a $100 bill was NOT a president? 3. GEOGRAPHY: How many countries border Germany? 4. GAMES: Who invented the game of roulette? 5. ANIMAL KINGDOM: On which continent would you find a dingo, a wild dog? 6. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: What American industrialist once said, “Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil”? 7. HISTORY: Who was the last queen of France? 8. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: How long did the Pony Express deliver mail in the United States? 9. SCIENCE: What is the filament in an incandescent light bulb made of? 10. MOVIES: Which Disney movie features a character named Cruella de Vil? Answers 1. Molasses 2. Benjamin Franklin 3. Nine 4. French mathematician Blaise Pascal 5. Australia (or Oceania) 6. J. Paul Getty 7. Marie Antoinette 8. 1860-61 (18 months) 9. Tungsten 10. “101 Dalmatians” (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.

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TIDBITS ofTidbits Kootenai ® County, Idaho Issue #32 August 6th 2018 of Dallas County FOOD OF THE WEEK: OYSTERS Tidbits is celebrating National Oyster Day on August 5 by diving down to retrieve these facts. •Oysters are “protandrous alternating hermaphrodites,” which simply means have the unusual ability to change their gender. They begin life as sperm-producing males and switch to egg-producing females the next spawning season. While they usually end their lives as females, it’s entirely possible for these shellfish to switch back to the male gender again. • The female can release well over a million eggs for fertilization during the spawning season, and perhaps as many as 200 million. However, only a small percentage develop into mature larvae, and an even smaller amount can find a suitable hard surface on which to attach. The larvae will swim around for three to four weeks before attaching. Once the larvae attach themselves, they are called “spat,” and as they grow, they form themselves around the surface and around other oysters in the bed. • A Pacific oyster might reach 4 inches (10 cm) in shell size by the time it’s two years old. • Humans have been eating oysters since prehistoric times. A system of cultivating these shellfish was developed by a merchant who lived during the Roman Empire. In the first century B.C., Sergius Orata created artificial oyster beds with optimal growing conditions, and became quite wealthy supplying the delicacy to Roman citizens. • Although most American oysters are of the same species, they don’t all taste the same. Their flavor is derived from their environment, with varying levels of salt in the water affecting the taste, as well as the different types of algae or plankton consumed by the oyster.

SPORTS QUIZ By Chris Richcreek

1. Who was the last major-league player before Washington’s Anthony Rendon in 2017 to have at least six hits, three home runs and 10 RBIs in a game? 2. Name the last White Sox player before Matt Davidson in 2017 to hit home runs in four consecutive games. 3. Who was the last QB/receiver tandem to throw TD passes to each other in an NFL game before Jacksonville’s Blake Bortles and Marqise Lee did it in 2016? 4. When was the last time before 2017-18 that Arizona State’s men’s basketball team started a season 9-0? 5. When was the last time before the 2017-18 season that the NHL had multiple 100-point players? 6. Which was the last Major League Soccer expansion team before Atlanta in 2017 to qualify for the playoffs in its debut season? 7. What horse was the first trained by D. Wayne Lukas to win the Kentucky Derby? Answers 1. Cincinnati’s Walker Cooper, in 1949. 2. Alex Rios, in 2013. 3. Chicago’s Jim McMahon and Walter Payton did it in 1985. 4. It was the 1974-75 season. 5. It was the 2009-10 season. 6. The Seattle Sounders, in 2009. 7. Winning Colors, in 1988. (c) 2018 King Features Syndicate, Inc.


TIDBITS Kootenai County, Idaho Issue #32 August 6th 2018 For ofAdvertising Call (334) 505-0674 OYSTERS (continued): • Oysters are very nutritious, providing a rich supply of protein, Vitamins A, C, D, and B-12, along with copper, iodine, iron, phosphorus, manganese, and zinc. Eating four oysters a day provides a person with the daily supply of essential minerals. Research indicates eating oysters may sharpen your memory. They can be eaten cooked or raw, but remember that even though they have a shelf life of up to four weeks, their taste deteriorates as they age. They are best stored in the refrigerator, not frozen, and not in water. • If you think you might happen onto a pearl when dining on oysters, you’ll be disappointed since the pearl oyster family is different from the edible type. A pearl is formed when a grain of sand or other particle gets trapped inside the shell. The fish secretes nacre, a compound of calcium and protein that coats the irritant and reduces the tenderness. Pearls can also come from other mollusks, such as clams, scallops, mussels, and conches. • Oyster shells can provide some healthy benefits to your garden. Because the shells are rich in calcium, adding crushed shells to the soil will help balance the soil’s pH, as well as strengthen your plants’ cell walls, making for healthier plants. • According to mythology, Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was born in the sea and drifted to shore in a giant oyster shell.

PAW’S CORNER By Sam Mazzotta

Do Pets Need Seat Belts? DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Why are organizations making so much noise about securing pets in the car when it’s moving? My dog “Archie” loves to put his head out the window, and has never needed a seat belt or carrier. He loves car trips. -- Fred H., via email DEAR FRED: Even though Archie loves riding in the car, he still faces the same risks as humans if -- knock on wood -- an accident happens. Unrestrained, he could be thrown around the car and injured, or even worse, thrown out of the car. Most experts recommend that pets be in a secure carrier, and that the carrier itself be held in place with sturdy straps (not bungie cords) so it doesn’t slide around when driving around corners or making tight turns. However, like many dogs, Archie wants to have some mobility and enjoys sticking his head out of the window. That’s natural. Fortunately, there are manufacturers out there trying to blend pet safety with comfort. Restraint systems are available for larger dogs that allow them to sit or lie down on the rear passenger seat, while keeping them from wandering around the car’s interior. For smaller dogs, pet booster seats are available that lift them higher on the seat so that they can look out the window without having to stand on their rear legs. Keep in mind that there are no performance standards or test protocols for verifying exactly how safe a restraint system or carrier is. Subaru of America and the Center for Pet Safety recently joined forces to test a few products. But you should take a look at several types of restraint systems for Archie to find the one he’ll like best. Send your questions, comments or tips to ask@ pawscorner.com. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.

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TIDBITS ofTidbits Kootenai® County, Idaho Issue #32 August 6th 2018 of Dallas County LIGHTHOUSES In observance of Lighthouse Day on August 7, Tidbits is shining a light on the facts about these structures. • Intended as a navigational aid to guide mariners to safe harbor, at first, lighthouses were simply large bonfires built on hillsides to warn of dangerous reefs, coastlines, and shoals, and to direct ships into port. Later the fires were placed on an elevated platform, leading to the development of lighthouses. • The first known lighthouse served Alexandria, Egypt. Completed around 280 B.C., the 350-foot (106.7-m)-tall structure was a guide until it was destroyed during an earthquake in the 1300s. • In 1782, a Swiss scientist named Aime Argand invented a lamp with a steady smokeless flame, for use with wicks soaked in whale oil or olive oil, surrounding the flame with ground glass for reflection, increasing the light’s visibility. Kerosene became the fuel of choice in the 1870s. In 1901, a vaporized oil burner was introduced that outperformed the luminosity of oil lights by over six times. Acetylene gas was the next fuel to come into use. Electricity came into wide use in lighthouses at the turn of the 20th century. • Luminosity of lighthouse lamps increased greatly in 1821 when a new lens was developed by French physicist Augustine Fresnel, a lens that focused 85% of the fuel’s light, increasing visibility to more than 20 miles (32 km) out. The lens system is still in use today. • The world’s tallest lighthouse can be found in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Built in 1990, the Jeddah Light stands 436 feet (133 m) tall and is located at the edge of the city’s north seaport. Its light that flashes three times every 20 seconds can be seen for 28.5 miles (46 km).

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VA Links With National Cancer Institute

A recent move by the Department of Veterans Affairs will allow seriously ill veterans to access a wider range of cancer treatments. The VA has just hooked up with the National Cancer Institute. The program is called NAVIGATE, standing for NCI and VA Interagency Group to Accelerate Trials Enrollment. Those trials will be held at 12 VA sites across the country, with the facility in Boston serving as the coordinating center. Veterans can benefit by taking advantage of clinical trials run by the cancer institute. These trials often use experimental treatments, such as immunotherapies and precision medicine, which are individualized to the patient. Treatments often are cutting-edge and not offered elsewhere. While the VA already has other types of research running at over 100 sites, it’s been difficult for it to start and complete trials, such as the ones run by NCI. With NAVIGATE at the helm, veterans with cancer will have much easier access as they work toward a cure. One of the programs run by the VA’s Office of Research and Development is the Million Veteran Program (MVP), which seeks to collect a blood sample and health info from a million veterans. The goal is to study how genes affect health, especially with cancer, diabetes and PTSD, and to learn why some treatments work for certain veterans but not others. If you’d like to consider joining the program, read about it online at www.research.va.gov/MVP. The VA Technology Transfer Program seeks to speed up access of VA technology and patents, by both veterans and the civilian population. Currently the VA has hundreds of patents ranging from a collapsible wheelchair and an anklefoot prosthesis to a method to screen skin for tissue damage. If you want to consider signing up for one of the cancer trials, talk to your VA physician. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.


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LIGHTHOUSES (continued): • The Tower of Hercules, constructed by the Romans in the early part of the second century, is the world’s oldest working lighthouse. Located in northwestern Spain, this ancient structure has a height of 180.5 feet (55 m). • The first lighthouse in the U.S. Colonies was built at the entrance to Boston Harbor on Little Brewster Island in 1716. It was destroyed by the British during the Revolutionary War in 1776, with its replacement built in 1783, a tower that remains in operation, the only U.S. lighthouse that is still manned. • The oldest operational lighthouse in the U.S. stands at the mouth of the Hudson River in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. The octagonal tower, painted red and white, was put into use in 1764. America’s last permanent lighthouse was built in 1932. It stands on Anacapa Island in one of the country’s newest national parks, Channel Islands National Park, established in 1980, 60 miles (96.5 km) off the coast of southern California. • Bishop Rock is a tiny island 30 miles off the coast of England, just 151 feet (46 m) long and 52.5 feet (16 m) wide. The isle has nothing but an uninhabited 160-ft (49 m)-tall lighthouse dating back to 1858. The Rock has been the cause of many shipwrecks over the years, including one wreck resulting in 2,000 deaths. The lighthouse’s last keepers left in 1992, and it has operated automatically since then.

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Seniors’ Perspectives Enhance our Families, our Communities, our Lives! By Matilda Charles

Pinching Pennies

Whether you’re living on just Social Security or have additional income, it never hurts to save every dollar you can. There are many ways to do that. -- If you have pets, look into buying their food from online pet stores. Often you’ll get free shipping above a certain purchase amount or a considerable discount the first time you buy. Order enough to make it worthwhile. -- If you’re a member of AARP, keep an eye on its discounts. Whether it’s restaurants, ordering pizza, traveling or buying new reading glasses, AARP might have a discount. Be sure to carry your card. -- If you have a tablet or computer, look into getting your newspaper online. You could save as much as two-thirds the cost of your subscription. -- Keep up with the maintenance on your vehicle. Put oil changes on your calendar and get them done, as well as having tires checked and rotated. You’ll save money in the long run. -- Check your local paper for free community events such as concerts in the park, library events with free movies or author readings, museum free days and street art shows. -- Learn how to use eBay, not to buy but to sell your belongings, or band together with friends to hold a giant yard sale. -- Check Goodwill and Salvation Army for clothing and household goods. You sometimes can find brand new-items, things that have been given as gifts to people who didn’t want them. -- Create a spare email account and use it to sign up for free offers, coupons and rewards cards. The bottom line is to keep your eyes open to any and all discounts. Often it just involves asking for senior discounts. Whether it’s eating at restaurants, buying shoes or auto insurance, or signing up for cellphone service, ask. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.

The primary joy of working in Assisted Living is, without a doubt, the loving positive impact of the residents of all faiths and backgrounds on my heart. Today was no exception. A lovely resident asked me to read a story she wrote of her personal experience. It seems important to share it with you… “Road Rage” (Written by Barbara Powell with Deeann Chisholm) God has a purpose for our lives. Our purpose will always involve bringing His love and mercy to a hurting and dying world. If we watch, we will see opportunities to fulfill our purpose. Road rage is one sign that people are becoming angrier and feeling more out of control of their lives and environments. Wild and reckless driving, obscene gestures and outright physical violence cause terror for other drives and pedestrians. The rage spreads like a virus as one person responds to another person’s violence in an equally violent way. We all have places we need to go and be at certain times. Sometimes we underestimate the amount of time it takes to get somewhere and drive a bit more aggressively than we normally would. We cut off the person who seems to be moving too slowly; we tailgate, run red lights and stop signs, and exceed the speed limit. We are misbehaving, hoping that we can get away with it. As a senior citizen, I am more and more aware that I have to be very careful and watch what I am doing. It is very easy to make mistakes that could cause an accident, as my friend and I recently learned. After a wonderful dinner one night, my friend, Sandy, and I had just gotten on a street when we witnessed an accident. A woman in a sedan assumed that she was at a four way stop. She pulled out and broadsided a pickup truck. The pickup truck had the right of way. There were two young children in the club cab. The man jumped out of his truck and began screaming at the woman. He then pulled his children from the cab and examined them for injuries. After assuring himself that they were uninjured, he placed them back into the truck. He then got into his truck and pulled it around to a parking area. The woman just sat in her car. She was obviously stunned. Again the man approached her car and ordered her to move her car out of traffic into the parking area. His anger was intense but controlled. I said, “Sandy, I think this is our call.: She pulled around the corner into the parking lot. We parked next to the two vehicles. I said, “I’ll take the woman, Sandy, you take the kids.” The woman was standing outside her car, very upset and crying. She said over and over, “I didn’t do it on purpose. I wouldn’t hurt your children. I love children. I am in an unfamiliar area. I thought this was a four way stop. I am so sorry. I am so sorry.” I wrapped both of my arms around the woman. Sandy went to the children and wrapped her arms around them and spoke calming words to them. A five-year old told me once, “we all make mistakes!” With this memory, I repeated the wise words of the five-year old to the distressed woman. “It’s okay. We all make mistakes.” After the accident had cleared, the man came to where we were standing. He said to the woman, “I’m so sorry that I yelled at you.” He put his arm around her and gave her a hug. That evening God’s will was for us to bring His love and mercy into that stressful situation. We were to be a calming presence for the concerned father, his children, and the frightened young woman. Our response to God’s question, “Who can I send? Who will go?” should always be, “Here I am, Lord. Send me.” For guidance, questions, and tours of The Lodge Assisted Living, call Linda Davis 208-7553637.

Linda Davis Director of building relationships. 208.457.3403 www.LodgeLiving.net


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The Truth About Dilution and Essential Oils

Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils can be used topically, aromatically, and internally. There are 3 main classifications of oils for topical use: Neat, Dilute, Sensitive Neat. Essential oils categorized as “neat” can be applied topically without dilution on most people. These oils generally do not induce skin sensitivity. Examples: frankincense, lavender, melaleuca,melissa, and sandalwood. Dilute. If categorized as “dilute,” they should be diluted with a carrier oil before topical application in every case. Examples: cassia, cinnamon, clove, oregano, and thyme.Sensitive.  “Sensitive” oils are those that should be diluted before use on young or sensitive skin. Examples: peppermint, ginger, eucalyptus, wintergreen, and black pepper. The recommended dilution ratio is typically 1 drop of essential oil to three drops of carrier oil. A diluted mixture can be prepared in advance by mixing the oils in an empty glass bottle or for a single dose by mixing the oils directly in the hands.  How exactly does the dilution work through the skin? The skin is composed of many layers. The outermost layer is called the stratum corneum, which is composed of dead keratinized cells surrounded by intercellular glycolipids. This layer is great at keeping out unwanted materials such as water, dirt, and microbes. However, the chemical constituents of essential oils possess unique properties that allow them to readily pass through the stratum corneum.   But they don’t pass through all at once. In fact, the stratum corneum serves as a reservoir of lipophilic substances, such as essential oils. This reservoir drains into the dermis in a matter of a few hours. Diluting an essential oil in a carrier oil slows down the “reservoir drain.” The carrier oil increases the hydration of the skin, meaning it increases the integrity of the skin. Because of this, essential oils take longer to enter and pass through the stratum corneum.   Here’s the takeaway message: the best way to get a localized, longer-lasting effect from applying essential oils topically is to dilute.

Watch for our weekly articles to learn more about our essential oils. If you would like more information about the type of essential oils we use or for a free personalized wellness consultation, contact us at 208-777-5367. J and Pancho Edler are Wellness Educators for certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils. Together, they travel the world, sharing their knowledge and expertise of the use of these oils and how they can empower YOU to take control of your health and wellness.

FLASHBACK By Mick Harper

1. Who had a hit with “Run to Him,” and when? 2. Which artist released the original of the R&B hit “Born Under a Bad Sign”? 3. Name the group that released “I Woke Up in Love This Morning.” 4. Who had an album titled “Abraxas” in 1970? 5. Name the song that contains this lyric: “And you read your Emily Dickinson, And I my Robert Frost, And we note our place with bookmarkers That measure what we’ve lost.” Answers 1. Bobby Vee, in 1961, on his “Take Good Care of My Baby” album. In 1964, Little Eva did a female version, “Run to Her.” 2. Albert King, in 1967. His version landed on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s list of 500 influential songs. 3. The Partridge Family, in 1971. The song actually went to No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. 4. Santana. The Library of Congress put it on their National Recording Registry. 5. “The Dangling Conversation” by Simon and Garfunkel, in 1966. This beautiful song describes a relationship in which conversation has failed between two very different people. Amazingly enough, the song did not chart well, only reaching No. 25. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.


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GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Sweet ‘N’ Tangy Pasta Salad

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HOLLYWOOD By Tony Rizzo

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Amp up your BBQ with this next-level pasta berg Photo credit: Gage salad. Skidmore For the Creamy Balsamic Dressing: 1 cupÊmayo 1/2 cupÊbalsamic vinegar 1/4 cupÊolive oil 2Êcloves garlic, pressed Kosher salt Black pepper For the Salad: Rotini, cooked, slightly cooled Celery, thinly sliced Carrots, shredded Red pepper, chopped Arugula Cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1. Make the Creamy Balsamic Dressing: Shake mayo, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. 2. Make the Salad: Toss balsamic dressing with rotini, celery, carrots, red pepper, arugula and cannellini beans. * Each 1 tablespoon dressing: About 90 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated). 1g carbs., 85mg sodium. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our Web site at www.goodhousekeeping.com/ recipes/. (c) 2018 Hearst Communications, Inc. All rights reserved

HOLLYWOOD -- Harrison Ford, who first played Indiana Jones in “The Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981) at age 39, will play him for the fifth time at age 81, in “Indiana Jones 5,” a continuation of “The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” (minus Shia LaBeouf). But first he’ll be heard in “The Secret Life of Pets 2” before reuniting with George Lucas (producing) and Steven Spielberg (directing) for “Indiana Jones 5.” Spielberg recently has produced “First Man,” with Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong (the first man to walk on the moon), coming Oct. 12, and “Bumble Bee,” with Hailee Steinfeld and John Cena, out Dec. 21. When Disney put off “Jones 5,” for two years, Spielberg became free to do his reboot of the second highest-grossing film of 1966, “West Side Story,” which holds the record for the most Oscars awarded a musical (10 out of 11 nominations), and “The Turning,” a modern supernatural horror adaption of Henry James’ “The Turning of the Screw.” It will star Mackenzie Davis (“The Martian” and “Blade Runner 2049”) and Finn Wolfhard (“It” and the Netflix series “Stranger Things”). *** It could be a race for time for two “Joker” films going into production, one with Oscar-winner Jared Leto, who played him in “Suicide Squad,” and the other with Oscar-nominee Joaquin Phoenix. Jason Momoa, who stars as “Aquaman” (opening Dec. 21), will play a fearless warrior, leader and guardian in Apple’s original drama series “The Lone Night.” Momoa starred in the original HBO series “Game of Thrones” and will topline the prequel, which begins shooting in Belfast, Ireland, in October. *** Jerry O’Connell did so well guest-hosting “The Wendy Williams Show” for a week when she was ill that he’ll host a new Bravo late night talk show, produced by Andy Cohen. It will feature a panel of male celebrities, comics and taste makers, discussing the buzziest Bravo moments and a variety of topics steeped in pop culture. Also going the talk-show route is RuPaul, who has just completed a pilot for a talk show. RuPaul found success with a reality show, “Ru Paul’s Drag Race,” and hopefully will again with the upcoming Netflix comedy series “AJ and the Queen.” *** Claims of sexual misconduct may have slowed Oscar-nominee James Franco, but it didn’t stop him from completing the sci-fi action Western “Future World,” released in May; “The Long Home,” with Josh Hutcherson; the animated film “Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad,” with Jeremy Renner; and the sci-fi film “Kin,” with Dennis Quaid, opening Aug. 31. Franco also is returning in his dual role for the second season of “The Deuce.” Looks like he can survive anything ... even double trouble! (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.


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Top 10 Video On Demand 1. A Quiet Place (PG-13) Emily Blunt 2. Blockers (R) Leslie Man 3. Chappaquiddick (PG-13) Jason Clarke 4. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony (R) Taraji P. Henson 5. Black Panther (PG-13) Chadwick Boseman 6. Game Night (R) Jason Bateman 7. Escape Plan 2: Hades (R) Sylvester Stallone 8. Death Wish (R) Bruce Willis 9. Beirut (R) Jon Hamm 10. The Incredibles (PG) animated Top 10 DVD, Blu-ray Sales 1. A Quiet Place (PG-13) Paramount 2. Blockers (R) Universal 3. Black Panther (PG-13) Disney 4. I Can Only Imagine (PG) Lionsgate 5. The Greatest Showman (PG) FOX 6. Pacific Rim: Uprising (PG-13) Universal 7. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony (R) Lionsgate 8. Chappaquiddick (PG-13) 9. Escape Plan 2: Hades (R) Lionsgate 10. 211 (R) Sony Source: comScore (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.

MOMENTS IN TIME The History Channel * On Aug. 18, 1590, 100 colonists are discovered to be missing from the Roanoke Island colony in present-day North Carolina. The only clue to their disappearance was the word “CROATOAN” carved into the palisade built around the settlement. * On Aug. 19, 1812, during the War of 1812, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution defeats the British frigate Guerriere. Witnesses claimed that the British shot merely bounced off the Constitution’s sides, as if the ship were made of iron. Since 1934, “Old Ironsides” has been based at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston. * On Aug. 15, 1859, Charles Comiskey, namesake of Chicago’s Comiskey Park, is born in Chicago. Comiskey became the first and only baseball player to later own a team, the White Sox. * On Aug. 14, 1933, a devastating 267,000-acre forest fire is sparked in the Coast Range Mountains in northern Oregon. An official investigation found that the fire stemmed from friction produced when loggers dragged a large Douglas-fir log across a downed tree. * On Aug. 13, 1948, U.S. and British planes airlift a record 5,000 tons of supplies into occupied Berlin. The huge resupply effort was carried out in weather so bad that some of the 700 pilots referred to it as “Black Friday.” * On Aug. 16, 1955, famous entertainer and civil-rights activist Paul Robeson loses his court appeal to force the Department of State to grant him a passport. It had insisted that Robeson first sign an affidavit declaring he was not a member of the Communist Party. Robeson had refused. * On Aug. 17, 1987, Rudolf Hess, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s former deputy, is found strangled to death in an apparent suicide in Spandau Prison in Berlin. At 93, Hess was the last surviving member of Hitler’s inner circle and the sole prisoner at Spandau since 1966. (c) 2018 Hearst Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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ARIES (March 21 to April 19) There might still be some uncertainty about the decision you made. But a quick check of the facts should reassure you that you’re doing the right thing. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The tidy Taurean needs to be a little more flexible about accepting some changes to those carefully made plans. You might be pleasantly surprised by what follows. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Consider stepping away from your concentrated focus on your new project for a bit so you can get some perspective on what you’ve done and where you plan to take it. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The understandably angry Crab might not want to accept the reason why someone might have tried to hurt you. But at least you’ll have an insight into why it happened. LEO (July 23 to August 22) There might be some facts you still need to know before leaping onto center stage. Best to move carefully at this time so that you can observe what’s happening around you. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) It’s a good time to expand your outlook by getting out and around, whether you do some long-range traveling or just explore the great things to see closer to home. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your wise counsel continues to be needed as that family situation works itself out. Meanwhile, the decisions you made on your job begin to pay off quite nicely. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your job situation brightens thanks to all your hard work. Now, spend some time repairing a personal relationship you might have neglected for too long. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Aspects favor action in the workplace. Line up your facts and show your superiors why you’re the one they’re looking for. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Your hard work pays off on the job. Personal relationships also can benefit from more of your time and attention. Spend the weekend with loved ones. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Early feedback on your project might be disappointing. But don’t be discouraged. Use it to make needed adjustments, then submit it to your superiors again. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Flattery could lure the otherwise sensible Fish into making an unwise decision. Be careful. All that praise might be an attempt to reel you in before you can learn the facts.

BORN THIS WEEK: You have a wonderful sense of who you are. You are a shining example to others, helping them believe in themselves and what they can do. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.


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GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Charred Corn Salsa The grilled corn in this salsa gives it an intensely savory, smoky depth of flavor. 2 ears fresh corn 1 medium red onion Kosher salt Pepper NOW HERE’S A TIP 2 jalapenos (seeded for less heat, if desired) By JoAnn Derson 1 clove garlic * Take the time to presort laundry in order to 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice cut down on laundry time. Designate a day of 1 tablespoon olive oil the week to wash bulky items like towels or 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro comforters, so that the increased drying time of these loads does not delay your normal wash1. Heat grill to medium-high. Brush corn ing. * “Cleaning ceiling fans can be a pain, as dust bunnies that pile up on the blades can end up raining down on furniture below, creating a mess. Use a pillowcase to clean blades on your ceiling fan. Slip over the blades and pull dust to the outside. All the dirt will be contained in the case, which you can toss right in the wash after you pick off the bigger dust balls.” -- E.K. in North Carolina

and onion with olive oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill, turning occasionally, until tender and slightly charred, 8 to 10 minutes total. Transfer to a cutting board. Cut the corn off the cob and chop the onion. 2. In a large bowl, combine the jalapenos, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. 3. Add the corn, onion, lime juice and olive oil, and toss to combine. Fold in the cilantro. Makes 6 servings. For thousands of triple-tested recipes, visit our Web site at www.goodhousekeeping. com/recipes/.

* When’s the last time you cleaned your freezer’s automatic ice bucket? Before a trip to the beach, lake or park is the perfect time. Go ahead and empty all the ice from the bucket into your cooler, then wash with a mild soap and rinse thoroughly. Allow to air dry before reinserting the bucket in the freezer and restoring ice service. (c) 2018 Hearst Communications, Inc. * Use a mail sorter at the kitchen sink to store sponges upright and separated. They usually have enough slots to fit several sponges, each with air surrounding it so that it will dry quickly and evenly. Dry sponges collect less bacteria, which can end up making your sponge smell bad! If the mail sorter is metal, give it a coat of clear spray sealant to prevent rusting. * Back to school hack: Invite several friends from previous years to meet up at a local park in the days before school starts. If new kids have moved into your neighborhood, be sure to invite their family too. Knowing someone can take the stress off of first-day jitters! Send your tips to Now Here’s a Tip, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.

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COMFORT FOODS MADE FAST AND HEALTHY! By Healthy Exchanges

Chicken and Cheddar Quiche A delightful early-supper dish. It’s great either warm or cold. 1 Pillsbury refrigerated unbaked 9-inch pie crust 1 full cup (6 ounces) diced, cooked chicken breast 1 (8-ounce) can cut peas and carrots, rinsed and drained 1 (2.5-ounce) jar sliced mushrooms, drained 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced-fat Cheddar cheese 2 eggs or equivalent in egg substitute 1/4 cup Land O Lakes Fat Free Half & Half 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can Healthy Request Cream of Chicken Soup 1. Heat oven to 350 F. Place pie crust in a 9-inch pie plate and flute edges. Evenly sprinkle chicken, peas and carrots, mushrooms and Cheddar cheese into prepared pie crust. 2. In a large bowl, beat eggs with a wire whisk until foamy. Stir in half and half, and chicken soup. Pour egg mixture evenly over all. 3. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set. Place pie plate on a wire rack and let set for 5 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges. HINT: If you don’t have leftovers, purchase a chunk of cooked chicken breast from your local deli. * Each serving equals: 236 calories, 12g fat, 13g protein, 19g carbs, 409mg sodium, 115mg calcium, 1g fiber; Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 Meat, 1 Carb, 1 Fat; Carb Choices: 1. (c) 2018 King Features Synd., Inc.


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TOP TEN MOVIES 1. The Equalizer 2 (R) Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal 2. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG-13) Lily James, Amanda Seyfried 3. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (PG) animated 4. Ant-Man and the Wasp (PG-13) Paul Rudd,ÊEvangeline Lilly 5. Incredibles 2 (PG) animated 6. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (PG-13) Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard 7. Skyscraper (PG-13) Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell 8. The First Purge (R) Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis 9. Unfriended: Dark Web (R) Rebecca Rittenhouse, Betty Gabriel 10. Sorry to Bother You (R) Lakeith Stanfield,ÊTessa Thompson

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