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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.

NEWS FROM THE HILLS

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Dear Cousin,

 

The mellow air of autumn surrounds our hills and enfolds us in a warm and tender embrace. Pilot Knob is wreathed in a blue, smoky mist this morning, while the nearer hills shine in their gay autumn garb. Overhead, rows of white, fleecy clouds march in orderly fashion, looking much like flocks of sheep on their way to greener pastures. The sky is a deep, intense blue behind the clouds, and the sun touches the trees on the hilltops, turning them to burnished gold.

It is hard...

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A BYTE OF KNOWLEDGE

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Several people in the media received a postcard stating that Apple Computer will present a "New breakthrough digital device... and (it's not a Mac). On Tuesday, October 24th this new device was to be introduced on the same day Microsoft Windows XP is to be shipped. We in the media, and stockholders are amazed that Apple introduces many new leading edge technology.

So without further ado...

Apple Presents iPod

Ultra-Portable MP3 Music Player Puts 1,000 Songs in Your Pocket

Apple® today...

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KAMPFIRE KOOKIN'

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EASY BOY SCOUT 'DUMP RECIPES'

(Just dump everything in a pot, heat, 'n eat! Servings depend on how hungry the boys are and if other food is being served with the meal.)

 

CHEESE TUNA PASTA 'DUMP'

 

1 cup shredded cheese (American)

2 cups water

4 oz. Uncooked angel hair or other pasta

1 (12 oz.) can water packed tuna (don't drain)

2 cups peas (frozen preferred but canned peas may be used)

Put water into 3 or 4 quart pot and bring to a boil. Break pasta into 2-inch lengths and 'dump'...

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STARGAZING

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Five Fabulous November Planets

 

Five spectacular planets will adorn the night skies in November. The planets Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter will charm evening stargazers. For you early birds, Venus and Mercury dance the tango in the morning sky.

Let's begin with the first week in November. Look low in the east 45 minutes before sunrise (about 6:00a.m.) and locate the bright planet Venus. Venus has dominated this region in the morning sky for the past two months. Swift-moving Mercury will seem to...

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DEAR MAE JULIAN,

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My Dear Readers,

 

In this time of toil and trouble, and not knowing what is what, I have reverted back to a time of simplicity and wonder. Waynedale, my siblings, and my gang of friends provided me with everything socially that I needed. The new Clyde theater had just been built and it seemed to be a great wonder. It was shaped like no building we had seen before and if you walked in on the hottest day of the summer, you were greeted with the newest thing in your young life: air...

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MAD SCIENTISTS: WHO ARE THEY?

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When your child hears the word "science", does he/she cringe in fear of boredom or smile in anticipation of a fascinating learning experience? If he or she has been exposed to Mad Science, a locally owned company dedicated to increasing science knowledge in elementary aged children in Northern Indiana, chances are you will see that smile!

For over fourteen years, Mad Science has provided top quality educational and entertaining science programs and activities for millions of children in grades...

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