Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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When I was quite young, (in the 40's and early 50's), the Waynedale Grade School was a place of great anticipation on Monday nights during the summer time. I don't know who put the shows on, but every Monday night all the Waynedale kids would gather up blankets and chairs, make up popcorn, get candy from Gillispie's Grocery Store, and head on over to the back of the school at dusk. There would be a truck with a projector. On the school a screen would be put up. It might have been a white sheet...


Dear Cousin,


The sun is struggling bravely to pierce the smoky haze that surrounds Pilot Knob as another fair day begins to take shape. This extended Indian summer weather has been a mixed blessing, as extremely dry weather conditions have caused numerous brush fires in our vicinity. A strong smell of smoke hangs in the air this morning, with no rain predicted at this time.

My mother is still in the hospital, receiving physical therapy each day preparatory to coming home. I am constantly...


The Battle of the Video Games 


The Nintendo Game Cube and Microsoft's XBox are battling each other for the best home video game console this fall. Last year Sony's Playstation 2 was one of the hardest to find, and most desired toy of every video game fan.

Both products feature faster better cooler graphics and features more like a home computer than your average video game. Plus you can play DVD movies on the XBox and watch them on your TV.

Analysts said that Microsoft will actually...


Play pressure-free pool. Lets say you are playing pool down in your basement with a friend of yours. Between the two of you there is no pressure. Both of you are having fun and playing great pool. Everything is going in and your safety play is perfect. Now freeze that picture. I am going to come back to it later. In this picture you are playing league pool and you are playing the number one team. Nothing is going in and your safetys are not working. You are playing tight and the pressure is...




This is an interesting prayer given in KANSAS at the opening session of their Senate. It seems prayer still upsets some people. When Minister Joe Wright was asked to open the new session of the KANSAS SENATE, everyone was expecting the usual generalities, but this is what they heard:

Heavenly Father, we come before you today to ask your forgiveness and to seek your direction and guidance. We know Your Word says, "Woe to those who call evil good," but that...




1-1/2 lb. hamburger

1 large onion, chopped

2 cans condensed tomato Soup

3/4 cup water

1 tbsp. prepared mustard

1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

4 cups cooked elbow macaroni

Salt & pepper to taste

Garlic powder to taste

Hot sauce to taste

Cook beef and onion in skillet until browned. Pour off fat.

Add soup, water, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, cheese, and pasta. Heat through. 


Serve the BEEFY MAC with Sandi Logan's:



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