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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 21-25. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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I am unsure why it always felt a little special when my mom made waffles for my sister and me. I remember the yellow box of Bisquick, the big square waffle iron and the distinct smell of something burning. I am not sure if that smell was the batter burning as it oozed out the sides of the wa…

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 14-18. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Sept. 7-11. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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As a dental student 50 years ago, there was zero Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). There were no gloves, masks or gowns. The dental clinic where we trained was draconian; 100 old-time chairs in a huge, dank room. One would have been laughed out of the clinic for even suggesting gloves or masks.

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August is Kids Eat Right Month. As children are returning to school, let’s discuss some ways to keep our offspring healthy and keep their minds sharp.

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Without a doubt, my favorite thing about writing this column is talking to people about food. Rarely does a day go by that someone does not share a recipe or ask questions about a particular food or dish. These conversations take place at the restaurant, the grocery store and at work.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Aug. 31-Sept. 4. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Aug. 24-28. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Aug. 17-21. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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If you snooze you lose. This is particularly true for vegetable gardeners who decide to plant okra.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Aug. 10-14. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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Breathing, speaking, chewing and swallowing are all accomplished by muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and teeth in the head and neck acting in total harmony. These actions are miraculous feats we all take for granted.

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George R.R. Martin, in his novel, “A Storm of Swords,” wrote, “She loved the sea. She liked the sharp, salty smell of the air, and the vastness of the horizons bounded only by a vault of azure sky above. It made her feel small, but free as well.”

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My sister Pat is five years older than me. When she was in the 10th grade, I was in the fifth grade. I distinctly remember this time because of my sister’s determination to win a cooking contest in her home economics class.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for Aug. 3-7. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for July 27-31. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for July 20-24. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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I love farmers markets, and Victoria has a good one. There’s a lot to be said for locally grown vegetables and fruit. Probably the best thing for me is finding varieties of produce that never seem to make it to the supermarket.

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When journalist Hunter S. Thompson said “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” …

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for July 13-17. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for July 6-10. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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I began living on my own right after graduating from high school. It wasn’t because I had a dysfunctional family. My mom and dad loved me and I loved them, but I had an independent streak and wanted to “make it on my own.”

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Muscles of the arm are easy to understand. When the triceps in the back of the arm contract, the arm is extended. To bend the arm, the biceps kick in and the triceps relax. Both bicep and triceps work in harmony via an antagonistic relationship. One set of muscles closes or flexes the forear…

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for June 29-July 3. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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If 2020 could be described in a word, most of us would probably choose “chaos.” This year has challenged and stretched us as individuals and as a society. For most of us accustomed to our routines and habits, social distancing and self-quarantine proved especially challenging. From stocking …

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American author William Lyon Phelps aptly observed: “If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow.”

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The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Victoria and for the Community Action Committee for June 22-26. Milk and bread are served with each meal.

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