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Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

Kick back and relax, you deserve it! All of the stories in this section are unique, original entertainment by our local Waynedale, (Fort Wayne) Indiana columnists, created just especially for you. Our columnists love to hear from their dedicated readers, view our columnist's biographies and e-mail them here.

INVESTORS CAN LEARN FROM SWIMMERS’ DIETS

Details Shawn Wall - Edward Jones

Summer isn't here yet, but it's getting close. And for many people, the arrival of summer means it's time for swimming at the local pool or lake. If you're just a casual swimmer, you probably don't have to adjust your diet before jumping in. But that's not the case with competitive swimmers, who must constantly watch what they eat and drink, particularly in the days and hours preceding their races. While you may not ever have to concern yourself with your 400-meter individual medley "splits,"...

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CARL GROMEAUX DIDN’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT - PT. 2

Details CarlStoryGromeauxService

Continued From The April 12 Edition.

Life as a POW
When they finally made it to Stalag IX-B they were crowded into large open buildings with leaky roofs and missing windows. It was midwinter in Germany. Most of the men had only the clothes on their backs; some of the less fortunate didn't have coats. The barracks had a potbelly stove in the center and they received a ration of one armload of wood a day to keep them warm. At night they were forced to extinguish the flame, supposedly to avoid...

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SCHINDLER SEZ - APRIL SHOWERS

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When you do nothing... nothing happens.

April Showers
April showers bring May flowers,
We've heard the poets say.
But I love it when the sun does shine,
And drive the rain away.

Oh, April showers; I love your flowers,
They're such a pretty sight,
So do us all a humongous favor,
And shower them at night.

It's Not Your Day
April 22nd, was earth day.
If you're still here, be thankful your feet are on the ground.
For all you folks whose feet aren't, I guess it's not your day!

Marry the Dude
Ladies, if you...

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS - SPRING TIME

Details Alice Faye Bragg

Springtime weather seemed to explode overnight in our hills, with trees on the mountainside bursting in bloom almost instantly. It seems too early for redbud to bloom, but the delicate pink of its blossoms shine in the warming sunlight. Sarvis (serviceberry) limbs hang over the road bank with its lacy white blossoms. Old folk lore reminds us that spring won't come to stay until there is snow on the sarvis bloom. Wonder if we will still see snow?

The magnolia blossoms are magnificent this year...

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AWARD WINNING ARTWORK BENEFITS SCHOLARSHIP - AROUND THE FRAME

Details Nena Brown and her award winning entry “Tapestry of Women”

Award winning artwork benefits scholarship fund

On Friday, April 26, IPFW and Parkview Health will celebrate the 12th Annual Tapestry: A Day for You event. Tapestry is a special day for women to come together to be inspired, motivated and attend workshops while raising funds for women's scholarships at IPFW.

This year glo magazine partnered with Tapestry to hold the first Tapestry cover contest.

Glo is a free monthly Fort Wayne lifestyle magazine whose mission is to inspire women of all ages...

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HOME COUNTRY - APRIL 26

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Emily's dilemma was obvious: how do you sell manure? Since she fell in love with Dewey Decker, she could think of nothing less than spending her life with him and embracing the fertilizer business whole hog, so to speak. Emily Stickles has never done anything halfway.
In her job with the county, she has kept a vigilant eye on almost every business around, encouraged where she could, and crushing hard if she needed to stomp on violators.

But Dewey's business, scooping up cow manure and...

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