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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.

DEAR MAE JULIAN,

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Girls hopping along, singing: don't step on a crack or you'll break your mothers back! Girls playing in snow: fox and geese. Climbing trees, apple fights without physical contact. Hanging by your knees from the monkey bars, holding your skirt with both hands so the boys couldn't sneak a peek. Giggling in the springtime in Waynedale Park, picking flowers, and taking them home to our mothers. Having slumber parties when no one slept, and having your mother call out: GIRLS! It's time to go to...

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A MEMORIAL TRIBUTE - WHISPERING WINGS

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A spectacular release of eleven doves will begin this year's Military Ceremony at Prairie Grove Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th following the parade in Waynedale.

The ceremonial "white dove" release is a division of A-1 Wildlife Services called Whispering Wings. Trainer and owner, Rex Helton will use a special breed of white homing pigeons or 'doves' for this event.

Ten doves will be released first (honoring all military) and the eleventh will be held back until the flock circles...

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A BYTE OF KNOWLEDGE

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Spring Cleaning

 

It's time to clean up your computer. The keys are starting to stick, the fan sounds like a broken air conditioner. And it seems as slow as your last computer.

Start with keeping the area around your computer dust free and clear so that your computer can breathe. Just as you have your furnace serviced for cleaning you should also have your computer cleaned and dusted inside and out.

When cleaning around your computer do use cleanser designed for electronics. Do not use...

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BILLIARDS NEWS & VIEWS

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Hello Pool Players this issue is a tribute to Dave Hancock. What a champion! I will always remember that team: Weldon Rogers, Mitch Bedree, Art Riveria, Danny Briggs, Otis Saylor and Captain Dave Hancock. What a run this team had at the Las Vegas International Team Championships in 1988- 1st Place in Master Division, 1990- 2nd Place and in 1991- 3rd Place. (WOW) Teams from all around the world come to Las Vegas that week and to say your team was the best in the whole world is fantastic...

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STARGAZING

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Jupiter and Saturn Meet in the Western Sky

 

Perhaps you've noticed those "two bright stars" shining in the western sky after dusk. Saturn is the brighter of the two and the brightest object in the night sky, excluding the moon. Jupiter is the other bright object. If you watch from night to night you will see Venus and Jupiter approach each other, meet, and then change positions.

Beginning Tuesday, May 28 until Saturday, June 1st, Venus and Jupiter will be side by side. On Sunday, June 2...

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KAMPFIRE KOOKIN'

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I recently had the pleasure of speaking before the Skyline Seniors who meet once a month at the Skyline Community Church on Winchester Road. I was asked for my recipe and instructions for preparing a Boy Scout Dump Cake. This is a cake that I teach Boy Scouts how to make in a Dutch oven. They can easily make it even if they have never been taught how to boil water. It's that easy. In fact I have had mothers confront me in a conversation that might go something like this, " . . . my son...

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