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TAG : July 2005

Sweet and Sour Watermelon Chicken

Sweet and Sour Watermelon Chicken2 pounds baked OR fried breaded chicken tenders1 onion, sliced into thin strips2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into small pieces3 tablespoons vegetable oil2 cups Sweet and Sour Sauce, recipe follows2 cups seedless watermelon chunks2 tablespoons toasted sesame ...

Editor’s Notebook July 2005: Change

Change. That simple word can set many people's teeth on edge. It's often a word we would rather not hear. For some, it causes great anxiety and upset. For others, it's something to look forward to with great anticipation. But whether we welcome it or not, change is simply a necessity of life. ...

Garden Clippings: Plant Names

Patient Lucy, Busy Lizzie and Sultana are the names for a very common garden plant. Some gardeners will recognize one or more of these names and the plant that they refer to, while others may not recognize the names at all and refer to this plant as impatiens.Names that we commonly call plants ...

Natural Wonder in Rock City Kansas

Rock City in Kansas isn't a city at all, but a group of impressive boulders that is one of only three National Natural Landmarks in the state.Located in Ottawa County, the natural wonder overlooks the Solomon River Valley and lies at the base of the Smoky Hills. Some 200 colossal spheres - some ...

The Butterfly Place Offers Beauty Up-Close

The Butterfly Place in Westford, Massachusetts, is an indoor butterfly garden that is housed within a 3,100-square-foot glass atrium that stands more than 27 feet high at its peak. It opened about 15 years ago, when owner George Leslie, a businessman and butterfly lover, sold his microfilm ...

Editors Notebook July 2005: Cat

I am owned by a cat. For those of you who are cat lovers, you know what I'm talking about. Cats differ from dogs in that dogs try to please their owners, while cats simply see their owners as someone to please them. We are there to serve their every need and demand.Alvin is 8 years old and has ...