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Page 14 Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Indian ValleY& Mesa News ! The Missing $10 Egg Doris Baker enjoyed a nice trip to McCall on Tuesday to join in the birthday celebration for her daughter, Judy Van Komen. Joining in the family fun were also Kim and Terrun Zolman and Mary from Riggins. Judy's good friend, Scott, was also present. The group went to the restaurant "Steamers" for a wonderful dinner. They also enjoyed a wonderful birthday cake, and Doris brought some home to share with Bob. On Friday, she went to Council to visit with son, Mark Briscoe, his wife Lana, and granddaughter, Mandy, having another lovely visit. Martha Ball proved this week that it really does pay to never give up. At their family Easter egg hunt last year, they knew they were missing one last plastic egg, but despite the efforts of the kids and adults the elusive egg remained hidden. That was until Martha was out working in her iris bed and found the egg, which contained ten dollars! What a great find and incentive to gar- den! Larry Boehm and Bev Galloway made a trip to Ontario this past Monday to have Bev's vehicle worked on. One thing led to another and she ended up having to leave the car until Wednesday. During all the nasty wind and rainstorms throughout the week, Bev settled her- self down to working on projects indoors, but with the sunshine on Monday morning, she was ready to hit the garden dirt and enjoy a nice spring day outside. Jim and Lavonne Conner are happy to announce the arrival of their twins! Twin kids named Columbine and Sweet Pea joined their entourage in their yard, and are just as sweet as can be. Besides enjoying the play of .,the his new kids, Jim is busy with his American Legion group in Midvale, getting ready for the upcoming annual fish fry in a couple of weeks. Jill Doughton and Judy Congrove are back from a short, but sweet trip to Las Vegas. The girls left the Sunday past and returned home on Wednesday. They went to check out the annual ASD Buyers Market, and enjoyed touring all the booths and gathering supplies and new project ideas. This year she took a pedometer to prove to Jack that they did indeed walk over ten miles per day. On the home front, Jack and Jill ask for prayers for Jack's sister, Shirley of Salem, OR who is facing a long road of recovery from a recent shower of strokes she endured. Prayers for the entire family go out. Jim and Patty Shaw are busy with spring clean- ing. While Patty has the indoors, Jim is busy clean- ing up tree branches and getting a load ready for the dump. He has plans of working on the flower beds and trimming back the fruit trees, as well as many, many other proj- ects. Dave and Cathy Veselka enjoyed a visit from daughter, Julie, this past week. Julie, who was on spring break from teach- ing in Nampa, came home on Friday and spent until Wednesday with them and Grandma Lanae. Chris and Sharon Gagin are enjoying having their son, Eddie, home to live with them. Sharon says tlat her recent cataract surgery went very well, and she is enjoying her improved vision. Now, The Adams County Record By Lynn Leatherman -- 739-5756 with Eddie at home for company, she says every- thing is coming up roses! Tom and Judy Green enjoyed having good friends, Jim and Laura Camp of Council, come for Supper on Friday eve- ning. After dinner, they, along with their son, William, enjoyed two games of five-handed pinochle and had a great time. Connie Hornyak enjoyed getting out over the weekend and helping her friend, Gertie Sutton, in Midvale. They enjoyed attending The Community Baptist Church on Sunday. Tammy Evans enjoyed a trip to Boise over the weekend and visiting with her kids and attending a wedding reception for a good friend. Robin Juica enjoyed a visit to her brother, Stanley (Super) and his wife, Jo's home in Weiser on Sunday. They had a really nice day, especially since the weather in Weiser was bright and sunny, and they spent lots of time out- doors working around the yard. Craig and Ardis Boll are back from a spring break trip to Pensacola, FL. They flew out from Boise on March 25 and returned on April 1. They went to visit Vergil and Patty Huseby. Craig's sister, Shannon Gauss of New Mexico, flew out for the vacation also. Ardis says she did get to the beach twice to enjoy the sun, while Craig only made it there once. A thank you to Craig's dad and friend, Jan who came up to house sit while they were gone. I wish everyone a won- derful Easter on Sunday. May the bunny be won- derful to you all. Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves. -- Albert Einstein Crossword Puzzle CLUESACROSS 1. Baseball stat 4. Blaze 8. Sea eagles 10. Tails in Italian 11. Monocot genus 12. flaer or father 13. :Jungian inner self 15. Covered with gold 16. Residual oil 17. Signs up for school 18. Furniture for daily meals 21.Extinct flightless bird of New Zealand 22. Lower limb 23. Guy (slang) 24. Get free of 25. Snakelike fish 26. Adult female bird 27. Formal window coverings 34. Break into small pieces 35. "1836 siege,, of U.S. 36. Made violet-red 37. Food chopper 38. Removes writing 39. Ethiopian monetary unit 40. Wine bottle containers 41. English prelate Wm. Ralph 42. Small storage structure 43. A jelly-like substance CLUES DOWN 1. A brief comment 2. Sultanate of NW Borneo 3. Importune 4. Forelimb 5. Models of ethical behavior 6. Harangues 7. This (Spanish) 9. Springfield Area Mobile Intensive Care 10. Sang at Christmas door to door 12. Partly or nearly blind 14. Posterior pituitary gland hormone 15. American Nurses Association (abbr.) 17. The 7th Greek letter 19. Slrives to equal 20. Toff 23. Coleoptera insects 24. The color of blood 25. Sipped by 26. Of she 27. A short musical passage 28. CNN's founder Turner 29. Radioactivity unit 30. Exculpation defense 31. Walking back and forth 32. Come forth from 33. Oxalis 34. A soft twilled fabric of silk 36. The two large chest muscles New Meadows Senior Center Driver Classes and Scam Workshop We will be having an AARP Driver's Defense Class on-April 10th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The cost is $12 for members and $14 for non-members. Please call and make a res- ervation, we need at least 10 for the class. If you have points you would like to get off your record or maybe get your insur- ance lowered, some insur- ance companies will do that, come and take the class. Come and join us on Friday the 13th for a Free . : =: ::.=  by Penny Dreyer Fraud detection and pre- vention workshop from 2-4:00 PM. It is for Seniors, their families and caregiv- ers, and is open to the public. The Topics includ- ed are: Top 10 Scams, Tips for Avoiding Scams & Swindles, How to Protect Yourself from Scams & Swindles and a list of who to call if you Suspect Fraud. Registration Recommended so please call the center at 347-2363 to reserve your seat. Cambridge Senior Chatter Listen to Your Body It's Sunday Afternoon on April Fools day and I've finally gotten my month end report done! It won't go-out until Monday, but at least I don't have to worry about it any longer..I'm writing this column today as well, as I need to be off on Monday. My husband, Dick, ended up in the VA hos- pital this last week. He hadn't been feeling well for quite some time, and despite my urgings to go to the doctor, he insisted that he was only tired because he doesn't sleep very well. Our bodies are marvelous machines and they can take a lot of abuse and wear and tear, but if you ignore those little warning signs that something needs to be taken care of, eventu- ally, even your body can't overcome what is wrong and the warnings become ever louder until we pay" attention. Last Wednesday morning, even my husband couldn't ignore the signs any longer and went to the doctor only to be loaded into an ambulance and carted off to the VA hos- pital. What I want to know is why would a man like my husband who takes his truck in to be fixed at the first sign of something not being right (an odd noise, etc.), not listen to his own body, but wait until he nearly ends up with heart failure before he makes the decision to go to the doc- tor? Now, he isn't the only one who does this, as I have talked to many women and they simply give me that "I know what you're talking about" look as they nod by ]anice Vuich Cawyer- 257-3358 in agreement. The writer of the book entitled "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus" certainly understood the huge differ- ences in thinking between men and women. Perhaps I need to re-read it! I would like to thank Loveland's general store for their donation of canned foods, and Shannon Williams for her donation of toiletries and misc food items to our Pantry. Every little bit helps, and we appreciate your generosity to the Cambridge-Midvale food pantry. This Friday is our Idaho Potato Bar fundraiser and I hope you're ready for a great baked potato dinner with all the trim- mings. We even have real "Idaho Spuds" from the Idaho Candy Company for dessert! Kay York is also having an art affair that same evening so I hope you will plan on attend- ing both. Cambridge's Nina Hawkins is the featured artist and I'm sure you will be impressed with her artwork. The Dinner and Kay's Meet the Artist will be going on at the same time, so you can visit back and forth between events. I know some of you won't be able to attend because of Good Friday services, and I apologize for setting the dinner on that day, but when I was looking at my calendar, no holidays or special events are noted, so I just assumed that it would be a good date. I guess I will have to get another cal- endar for future events. Until next time, be happy and listen to your body, it just might he trying to tell you something.