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Page 4B -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathf'mder -- Thursday, Apr. 22, 2004 .. i i jill I GeraldineMarks 462-7477 lll l J I O' J oAnnWoodFard 462-7093 Remembering The Milk Gap Columist Imparts 'Wisdom and Such' Our sympathy goes out to the Dave Jack family and the Barb Riffle fam- ily. On the loss of their loved one David Jack of Exchange. I picked a little mess of greens Saturday; they surely tasted good. Emylea Shields had a houseful of company for Easter: her daughter, Bonnie B arnette and friend, Bill; Lora Barnette and son; Sherry Barnette, Destinee Bamette, Pete Grounds, Pat Minigh, Melissa and daughter, and friends; also, Duretha Mowery and Mikala Pyles. The kids enjoyed an egg hunt. Duretha also was over and visited with us to see our new grand- daughter, Lindsey Joelle. I haven't seen any of the Troops of the area, but sure am happy they got LOCAL GIRL ON BOARD - Cortney Collins of Tanner (Front Row, home safely. We want to continue to second from left), along with several other young people, served on the remember all the troops in our prayers. National Junior Angus Association board of directors and represented Phylliss Marks says she really ap- the Angus breed at the recent Youth Beef Industry Congress (YBIC), March 25-28 in College Station, Texas. Pictured are: front row from left, Jamie Hower, Bethlehem, Pa.; Cortney Collins, Tanner; Jeana Sankey, Council Grove, Kan.; AmyWolfrey, Fredenck, Md.; Jenni Beck, Carrboro, Coning s N.C.; and Jennifer Ourso, Donaldsonville, La. Back row, from left includes Kyle Conley, Carksdale, Mo.; Jarrett Martin, Lavaca, Ark.; Joanna Olson, Hereford, Texas; Jamie King, Tiffin, Ohio; Tyler G rissom, preciates all those prayers that went out for her and continue to pray for her. 'Wisdom and Such' You have to have rain as well as sunshine to have a rainbow. There isn't a right way to do a wrong thing. ' Recipe for Happy Living' Love Patience Gentleness Goodness Understanding Humor Trust Meekness Blend well. Add Joy, sprinkle with hugs and kisses, temper with faith. Serve with enthusiasm. Reunions Coming up May 30 Cedarville School Reunion at the Cedar Creek Stair ~k, and the Rosedale School R~, ,on in June at the Cedar Creek State Park M argaret Radcliff 462-8250 Tax Day and Easter Thoughts Prague, Okla.; and Trever Kuipers, Onarga, III. YBIC is a biennial event that allows leader of junior beef breed and state cattle organizations to gain insight about the future of the beef industry. Nearly 120 youth attended this year's event, which is supported by the U.S. Beef Breeds Council. (Photo by American Angus Association) Pat's Lots of May Pat Ridpath, Burnsville 853-2401. I Inl II III I I Y Well, the big Tax Day has passed. I hands full. hope everyone made the deadline. Thelma Radcliffhas not been very We did, by a few days. No more well. She is missed at Mt. Earnest worries until next year. Church on Sundays. Maybe the We had a very nice Easter. It was on warmer weather will help her to feel the cool side but nice. Lewis, Jo, and better. She would appreciate cards Gary came up for dinner. We had a from friends and neighbors to help really good time, eating and talking, cheer her up. Laure Crouch and Dakota caine in the There were 40 in attendance Easter evening for a little while. Sunday at Mt. Earnest. After Sunday Blanche Cox is improving slowly. School, they had their Egg Hunt. Karen has been in this week to help Youngandoldalikeenjoyedtaking Linda. I am not sure who is keeping part. whom straight. Blanche may have her MyheartgoesouttoRayandBobbiearea over the Easter weekend, swell- Riffle and the Jack family over the ing the ranks of the area churches. It tragic loss of Bobbie's son, David was a happy time for those whose Jack. Words cannot express how I relatives and friends were back from hurt for them. You are in my prayers, Iraq. Bobble and all your family. Ray McNemar and his sister, The Burnsville United Methodist Sharon, were among those who re- Church is having a rummage sale turned from Iraq. They are the chil- May 7 and 8. Do you have items that dren of Oras Ray, II and Minnie you could donate to their sale? You McNemar. All of their children and may call me, 853-2401 or Rose grandchildrenwerehome.Theywere: Crutehfield, 853-2505 or Pastor Tim Ray, Tootsie, Jordan, Leslie and her Kelley, 853-2508. boyfriend, Matthew Keller, all from Also, the Methodists want to thank Clarksburg; Charles, Linda, Andrew, you for your generous donations to Allison, Erin, from High Bridge, NJ; the"new-rooffund"forthebeaudful, Bruce, Donna and her 3 grandchil- old church. It was reported that they dren, Peter, Damian, Kynarose are two-thirds of the way to their goal. Wilder, from Bradenbrook, KY;Mary The Mountaineer Quartet and the Louise, Brian,Johnathan, Sarah, Ben- Copen Choir will be singing at the jamin of Burnsville; Sharon and her BurnsvilleMethodistChurchatTp.m. new husband, (they got married in on May 22. " Iraq, remember) Rodney Jones, along TheMethodistsfromBurnsvilleand with Sharon's daughter, Sophie Napier joined to sing for the residents Youngs, of Sand Fork; and last, but of Braxton Health Care Center notleast, JimmieofBurnsville.Allof (BHCC) on Saturday afternoon, the grandchildrenwhoareunderseven Bill Morrison from the Seventh- years old joined in hunting the 250 day Adventist church joined us and eggs that Linda and Mary Louise hid sang a couple of solos. Calvin Will- on the Burnsville Park and school iams and his wife, Lucille, of the playground. Napier Church sang a couple of du- I am sure all 26 people enjoyed the ets. I wonder if the residents enjoy all time together. of this even half as much as all of us I sawToni Wineat the revival at the singers do. I love it when the residents Methodist Church on Friday night sing along. Pastor Tim Kelley had a and she gave me her list of wishes for short devotional that added to the May. We are getting an early start on inspiration of the occasion.May. She wants to say a special Happy We visited with Reva Cogar of Mother's Day on May 9 to her morn, BurnsviUewhoisaresidentatBHCC. Anitra Wine, who lives in New Jer- She is looking very well! They cer- sey. Then Toni has a special friend, tainly take good care of their resi- Ann Heater, who lives in Gassaway. dents. Happy Birthday to Ann on May 15. Mae Burge, who is also a member Happy Birthday to Steve Griffin of the Adventist Church, is now a Becky's bt'other, May 4; Diana Ware resident there. It was nice to visit with and Linda Smith, friends, May 5; her for a few minutes. She always Donna Garrett, friend, May 7; Greg tells me that I look like my grand- Wine, cousin, May 11; Helen Wine, mother, Golda (Whytsell)McNemar. friend, and Danyelle Wyant, cousin, They were all from the Centralia/ May 22; Jack Holcomb, friend, May Little Birch area. 16; Barb Cox and Brittany Stewart, I got a note from a friend who said friends, May 28. that she cried when she read my last Toni has two cousins who graduate Chat about Jesus dying of a broken this year. Andrea Edwards graduates (ruptured) heart. That is sort of how it from Gilmer County High School and affected me, and that is why I in- Kiesha Wine from Braxton County eluded it. High School. There were many visitors in the Maranatha! Carnegie Mellon (CANA) workers will return to Glenville this summer to install Wireless Broadband in Government and non-profit establishments. 0 AprilSprouse 462-7309 Ahhhh Spring! Such a busy time of year and so much to do both in- doors and out. I am happy to say that I am about to graduate college and I've been preparing for my wedding. I don't know about you but I'd rather be outside on days that are so nice and warm, but who has the time espe- cially when you have to cook a meal. The following recipe allows me that freedom and other than it being a recipe that goes in the oven, it is great and fast. Add rice or pasta and your favorite vegetables for a complete and simple, yet unique meal. II Protein: 27.75 Calories: 138.65 Ingredients4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves l teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons Italian-style sea- soning 1.5 teaspoons garlic powder 3 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Cinnamon Chicken An uncommon combination of cin- namon with garlic and Italian herbs season this simple chicken dish. Serves 4 servingsPrep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 40 minutesFat: 1.74 Carbs: 3.01 Directions 1 .Preheat oven to 350 de- grees F.2.Place chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with ground cinna- mon, seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper.3.Bake at 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. You Say: "! don't have enough faith" God says: "i've given everyone a measure of faith" ( Ronmns 12:3) Glamour Portraits May 24th & 25th Call for appt. 462-- 7154 $24.95 sitting fee Pay lust and receive a .911 credit m ]mur 1st btU, mald llmHHII 301 Sataltte s em RII Stonewall General Store 135 Main Street Weston, WV Phone: 269-4335 Milkshakes .Muffins .Hot Pretzels $1.85 .Hand Dipped Ice Cream -Waffle Cone Root Beer Floats 8-Flavors- 1 dilb 75c 2 dips $1.25 $1.95 Sugar Cones- 1 dip 75c -Black Cherry Soda 2 dips $1.00 -Strawberry Cream --Cream Soda -Root Beer -orange cream Soda Wood Furmture, Beds, Glassware, -Coke Baskets, Stoneware, Soy Candles. [OP IN AN OLD TIME ATMOsPHERK Hours- Mon. thru FrL 10 am - 6 pm and Sat. 10 am - 4 pm OISH3OI~ GERALDINE MILKING IN THE 1960S When I was growing up almost words came, and I knew I had the every home on Crooked Fork had words for the poem. one or more milk cow. The milk cow THE MILK GAP was brought in from the pasture and The tinkle of a cow's bell, milked at the milk gap each morning In a grassy lane. and evening. This often was a visit- The rattle of the milk buckets, ing time. The dogs, cats, children Takes me back there again. and, sometimes husband visited at There used to be seven of us, the milk gap. The dogs and cats were But now there's only one. waiting for some warm frothy milk. I would like to wander back At our house we had an arrange- there, ment: I was to milk mornings and When my day's work is done. Ralph was to milk evenings. It was The tinkle of a cow's bell, really surprising all the emergency In a grassy lane. jobs that came up evenings that were The rattle of the milk buckets, more important than Ralph's cow Takes me back there again. milking job. They say you can't go home We quit keeping a milk in the mid- again, 1980s when two-year--old Richard That is untrue, I do declare. and three year old Steven came to Because when the evening sun is live with us. I convinced Ralph that I sinking low, couldn't leave the boys at the house lean stillfind my family there. and go to the barn and milk, and it The tinkle of a cow's bell was too hard to dress them and take In a grassy lane. them that winter. The rattle of the milk buckets, If the price of milk goes up like we Takes me back there again. have been hearing, I'm sure there will be more milk cows around. My milk Monique Call is taking the Thimble- stool was the end off of a cross tie. berry Class at Sadie's Crafters Patch BonnieFarrell Smith whom I think in Glenville with us. She commented will be 90 years old this year grew up that she is looking hard for volunteers on Road Run near Rosedale, shesent to teach in the 4-H Club Camp this me a poem about milk gaps. When I summer. Call her at the extension was in high school I passed all three office if you can help. of these milk gaps Bonnie's written DaughterReginaandhusbandTodd her Poem about, came in last week. They spent Satur- Bonnie Remembers: day at Todd's grandma (Gwendolyn "All through the years, over and Postelwait.)Gwetxdolynhastwoget- over again, there would be thoughts togethers yearly. in my head about a milk gap. There On Easter Sunday, Daughter Ma- were three milk gaps within one half rina, daughter Jo Ann's and son Tim all came over and brought food. We mile of where I had grown up; ours, the one that belonged to the Oak had to set some of the food on the Stump family, and yet another at my ironing board, but it was fun. Uncle Sammie Burns place.Itseemed During the weekend, son Tim and that we all needed to milk at about family mowed my yard, daughter the same time in the evening. I kept Regina helped mulch some of my having thoughts about these, and flowers, Tim and son-in-law Matt wanting to write a poem, but no words fed the cows and hauled hay and Tim would come. Then one day in late and Marina and Ben helped me plant July of 2002, as I sit alone at home potatoes, lettuce, beets, onions and thinking about family and friends parsnips. that had passed on and reminiscing We have had three inches of rain about the good times rd shared with this week that should give my garden a good start. them, the milk gap popped into my head once more. 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