Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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BOY SCOUT TROOP 38 ACTIVITIES

By the way, Troop 38 has moved back into Calvary United Methodist Church for their Monday night, 7pm meetings. Troop 38 has been meeting at SouthWest Conservation Club since last spring when the church flooded. Thank you SouthWest Conservation Club, we really appreciated your hospitality.

 

THIS I BELIEVE . . .

Dear Scouters and Parents,

You've probably heard the story about the man walking along the beach after a storm, tossing starfish back into the sea....

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Dear Cousin,

 

November was not a melancholy month to me, but a cozy time to move indoors and enjoy the comfort of a warm fire, a fuzzy blanket at night, and the inviting fragrance of homemade soups and stews coming from the kitchen. A bowl of hot vegetable-beef soup and a hunk of batter bread warm from the oven will always spell home to me.

After three days of warm and delightful Indian summer weather, November showed her harsher side and sent the temperatures plummeting. Those three days...

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Dear Readers,

As you may remember from former columns, I have a good friend from Waynedale. Her name is Nance Lee. She lived on Ideal Avenue, and we were together through our childhood and are still together. We are now grandparents. Her daughter, Jennifer, is in the Culinary Arts Program and I hope you in the Fort, and surrounding areas, will take the opportunity to go see Jen's artwork with this gingerbread house. It will be on display along with the other prizewinners until the weekend...

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(Top, L-R) Gene Meeks, George Bain, Frederick R. Furth, and Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor with 1962 fusor.

This week's segment of "Boy Inventor" is taken from a book titled, Distant Vision by Philo's wife, Pem Farnsworth, we ended last week's episode with..."I've got Einstein on the phone, and he'd be delighted to talk to Phil Farnsworth."

The better part of an hour later, Phil reappeared, his face aglow from the excitement of finding someone who understood what he was talking about. He said, Dr. Einstein had told him his own thoughts had been going in that direction at one time. However, he...

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Every year hunters ask what they should do with all the deer meat they have. DNR is suggesting that people who like to hunt but don't like to eat venison, to donate their harvest to those less fortunate.

Hoosier deer hunters put around 6 million pounds of venison on the table each year. DNR officials are urging hunters to share their harvest with food banks around the state through the 'Sportsmen Against Hunger' program. "High protein, low fat foods such as venison are desperately needed by...

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INDIANA ROAST VENISON WITH GARLIC GRAVY

 

Recipe from Teresa Rody,

Interpretive Naturalist Upper Wabash-Salamonie Reservoir

 

4 lbs. Venison Roast, boned-rolled-tied

Salt and Pepper to taste

4 Tbs. Butter or Margarine

2 Tbs. Brown Sugar

1 Tbs. Cider Vinegar

1 Garlic Clove, mashed

1/2 Cup Water

1/8 tsp. Dried Thyme

1/2 Bay Leaf, crumbled

 

Sprinkle meat with salt and pepper. Put in roaster. Roast (covered) at 450 degrees for 30 minutes, turning several times to brown evenly. In...

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