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.

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Dear Waynedale Friends,

I know a lot of you have computers, and probably have seen notices that Mars will be closer to Earth next month than it has ever been in our lifetimes. All of you who have been reading my column know that I am a sky watcher. It started when I was a kid and I used to lay in the grass in Waynedale Park or our front yard, ‑for untold numbers of hours, watching the clouds by day, and the stars and moon by...

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Marjorie Norton, who lives in Waynedale, brought in this story written by her late husband Richard. Richard wrote of some of his experiences in Korea. He finished this story on January 20th, 2003 and passed away on February 19th, 2003.

In September of 1951, I received my notice to go to Indianapolis for a draft physical. I decided I didn't want to go into the Army, so I joined the Marines. I went through boot camp from October 10th until December 10th, 1951. After completing this...

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MONTHLY AWAC BSA NEWSLETTER

THE COURIER is the official messenger of the Anthony Wayne Area Council. Monthly, it goes out to 13,000 Scouts and their families in 11 counties in 7 districts here in northern Indiana. We here in Waynedale are part of Miami District in case anyone doesn't know. I gather a great deal of information from THE COURIER and reprint it here for the public to let them/you know what is going on in Scouting and to try to entice everyone that reads The Waynedale News to...

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Dear Cousin,

 

A bouquet of water honeysuckle sits on my kitchen table, perfuming the room with the sweet, nostalgic fragrance of the past. I can close my eyes and feel my mind drifting back into the past ... back down on Big Laurel Creek. We always went down on Big Laurel on the Fourth of July. The dirt road ended at the top of the ridge, and we walked the winding path down past the family cemetery, and on down the steep hill to the waters of Big Laurel. We carried the picnic basket...

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BOY SCOUT DUTCH OVEN GLAZED MEATLOAF

 

2 eggs (beaten)

2/3 cup milk

2 tsp. Salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

3 slices bread (torn in small pieces) 

2/3 cup shredded carrots

2/3 cup chopped onion

1 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

2 lbs hamburger

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup catsup

1 tbsp. mustard

 

Stir eggs, milk, salt, pepper, and bread pieces together. Add carrots, onion, cheese, and hamburger. Mix well. Form into a loaf, place on a cake cooling rack in the bottom of a Dutch oven...

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"Where the spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty." ‑IICor. 3:17

 

Sometimes we need to pray more in gratitude for our blessings rather than our pleading prayers of what God should be doing for us so we can be happy tomorrow. ‑I feel somehow, someway, that we need to be happy today, regardless of the circumstances of our human condition. ‑I can remember when I used to give thanks before a meal. ‑It's time to get back in the habit of giving thanks and to utilize our prayers aids along with...

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