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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,

Details Mae Julian with her dad. circa late ‘50’s

Retirement?

 

I can still see the scene: I was sitting in the kitchen, at the kitchen table with my dad. He was drinking his coffee and we were alone. He was giving his sage advice in a very conversational tone. He wasn't one to lecture, but more often taught by example, reflection, or just some innate wisdom that he was endowed with at birth.

Don't forget, ever, that the time will come when you will want to retire. Save for that day. It comes faster than you think. Boy, thought I, what do...

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KAMPFIRE KOOKIN'

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'WHISTLE PIG' SANDWICH SPREAD

 

Refer to the recipe for 'Fried Groundhog' in THE WAYNEDALE NEWS – February 6, 2002 edition - (page S3). Instead of rolling cooked meat in flour and frying, continue boiling groundhog pieces until the meat falls off the bones. Separate bones from the meat and discard the bones. Grind the meat pieces in a food processor or meat grinder. Substitute the groundhog meat for the meat in your favorite ham salad sandwich spread recipe. Some of the ingredients I use...

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS

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Dear Cousin,

 

It was a mild March day, drizzly with intermittent showers, when we journeyed down to Morehead, Kentucky, to see grandson Benjamin wed his Kentucky bride. It is always a bittersweet moment when we see the grandchildren reach adult status and take their place in society as married men and women. It is hard to comprehend how they could have grown up so fast. It seems only yesterday that they were tumbling in the floor like puppies. During the long drive to Morehead, my...

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A BYTE OF KNOWLEDGE

Details  The Macintosh Classic with an Imagewriter II Printer.

A Museum in the Making

 

Recently I acquired an old friend... In my history with computers I've owned them about as often as cars. I often see an old movie and my dad will spot an old car. He'll name the year and model of that car just as if he drove it. Which in some cases he has.

I on the other hand in my geek ness, I can name an Apple Macintosh computer and tell you all about it. In nearly all Seinfeld's and Drew Cary Shows I spot a Mac. In many movies I can spot the type of...

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SMOKE ON THE WIND

Details Tessi Tonka (Jim Fox’s Lakota name) dancing at his Indian Adoption Ceremony.  All may dance.

WHAT AN HONOR!

 

The Head Man and Woman dancer is an honor position for a pow wow, and they are selected by a committee. No, it does not mean they are the best dancers; however, they may well be. It means they are respected in the community of Indians and non-Indians. They do things in a good way. They lead out all the dances. They are beacons of the Creator's love and light. All may dance in the circle with them. What you will feel is joy, happiness, peace and an understanding of the...

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EDWARDS PRODUCTION PRESENTS…

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This ugly duckling is taking flight. Check out the current production "Honk" by Edwards Production Inc. "Grandma Sylvia's Funeral", an interactive audience participation show, was the last performance by Edwards Production, a traveling community theatre group based out of Fort Wayne, Indiana. They travel to various towns in both Indiana and Ohio with a mission of bringing actors, both new and old, together to both educate and entertain, while having fun in the process.

Honk! is their...

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