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Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 7:40 AM

In April, 1874, the little 8-year-old Mennonite girl, Anna Barkman, sat in a wheat bin picking up grains of wheat, one at a time, and putting the best ones in a one gallon bucket. Her father, Peter, had told her to pick out two gallons of wheat. He told her to pick only the largest grains, which have a reddish golden color, and are of good shape. Throw the soft, small, or pale ones to the side. Next month we will start for America to make our new home and we only want to take the finest...

Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 6:40 AM

I’d like to have a bit of a chat to you about cheese. Not cheese as you likely know it, cheese as I definitely know it. Back in the late '70s I was on a business trip to Paris and there we all were, facing a magnificent buffet for a...

Updated Oct 2, 2015 at 11:51 PM

I have spent the last week hauling boxes to my new house. I still have lots to go and am wondering how we accumulate all this junk. My real question is how come we get so attached to it. I have gotten rid of a lot of junk but is what I still have...

Posted Oct 2, 2015 at 6:31 AM

After recently reading in “Around Town” about the renovation of the historic A.J. Bundschu Building on Independence Square, 75-year-old Gerald “Gerry” Harris was overcome with nostalgia. So much so that he let me...

Posted Sep 30, 2015 at 7:19 AM

I suppose you’ve all heard by now of the Oklahoma Pre-K teacher who attempted to force a 4-year-old boy to switch from a natural left-handedness to that of supremely unnatural right? Welcome to medieval preschool, children. I wonder...

Posted Sep 28, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Feeling tired? These common myths about sleep might be to blame.

Posted Sep 28, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Get the most out of that workout! Here are the 8 most common mistakes to avoid.

Posted Sep 26, 2015 at 7:59 AM

I've never considered clowns to be scary but after going to the circus recently, I can see why some people could become terrified of these weird looking daredevils. Seeing the circus through the eyes of the nearly 3-year-old grandsons made...

Posted Sep 26, 2015 at 6:59 AM

Well readers, it appears that as of Oct. 21 I will be living in Oak Grove. My home appraised a bit above the asking price and the inspection appears to have been successful. You know, moving is hard enough but to walk away from 22 years of...

Posted Sep 24, 2015 at 11:01 PM

What's the deal with sulfate-free shampoos? We've got the deets to help you find your new favorite shampoo!

Posted Sep 20, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Traveling can do a number on your mental and physical health. Relax and treat your muscles with these amazing airplane yoga moves.

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