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 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 31, 2020 

Recent dining restrictions taking me back in time

With our restaurant selections lately restricted to carryout, dining in Portales has become a lot like it used to be when I was growing up — except for the prices. I can maybe remember a 35-cent...

 

Silk ribbon embroidery, bamboo ahead on show

Information on silk ribbon embroidery, working with bamboo and making a miniature paper purse holder will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Kim Sanders represents the...

 

On the shelves - May 31

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “Resurgence” by C.J. Cherryh continues the sci-fi Foreigner saga as diplomat Ben Cameron works to unite the central and southern clans. But Ilisidi has her own no...

 

Senior menus - May 31

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Monday: Sloppy joe on a bun, potato wedges, mixed veggies, tropical fruit Tuesday: Chicken fried chicken, cream gravy, scalloped potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, dinner...

 

Shelbunre: Mobs never easy to trust

Mobs. I never have cared much for them. Personality — mine, that is — explains part of this. I’m not particularly freaked out by large crowds, I just don’t enjoy them and am happy to avoid...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 24, 2020

Doctor paperwork out of control

Doctor appointment forms — designed to make sure you don’t get a chance to notice the age of the magazines in the waiting room. Anyone who has ever been to a doctor’s office knows the drill....

 

On the shelves - May 24

These books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: “50 Things to See in the Sky” by Sarah Barker teaches the science behind blue skies, sun dogs, and the solar eclipse, showing how to observe nocturnal wonders such as lunar halos,...

 

Menus - May 24

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, cream gravy, broccoli, dinner roll w/margarine, peaches Wednesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes w/brown gravy,...

 

Cooking with fresh herbs ahead on show

Information on cooking with fresh herbs and using dried and fresh figs will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Lee Clayton Roper...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 17, 2020

Drive-ins were great nights

Just hearing about the effort to revive drive-in movies during this pandemic set off a wave of nostalgia and memories of going to the drive-in movie in a bread truck. I guess the first thing to do is...

 

Basics of sewing ahead on show

Information on the manifesting process and the basics of sewing will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all times Mountain). Author and manifesting...

 

Reunions - May 17

Grady Organizers of the Grady Memorial/Alumni Dinner have announced the annual dinner, which was scheduled for May 24, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 

On the shelves - May 17

The Clovis-Carver Public Library provides a selection of e-books and e-audiobooks. All you need is a library card and access to an e-reader app or browser. The following books can be downloaded through OverDrive & Libby. Call 575-769-7840 for...

 

Senior menus - May 17

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Monday: Chicken nuggets, loaded mashed potatoes, seasoned green beans, dinner roll w/margarine, peaches Tuesday: Cheeseburger, lettuce, tomatoes, onions,, bag of potato...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 10, 2020

Opinion: Let's not lose human touch

After two months of working at home I do believe our society may come away changed forever. Many of us knew for a long time most of our job could be done anywhere we had a phone and a WiFi...

 

Organic mixology, zoos ahead on show

Information on organic mixology, getting the most out of your visit to the zoo, and using inks and stamps to create backgrounds for different projects will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday (all...

 

Honors - May 10

Hadley Sarah Hadley of Clovis was named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for the winter term at Oregon State University. A total of 7,439 students were named to the roll, which requires students carry at least 12 graded hours of course work and maintain...

 

Senior menus - May 10

Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Monday: Chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes, cream gravy, green beans, dinner roll w/margarine, peaches Tuesday: Meatballs in gravy, buttered noodles, mixed veggies,...

 
 By Karl Terry    Lifestyles    May 3, 2020

May have a clue to wife's real hair color

My true hair color is blonde. I’m not so sure about my wife’s color. I knew when I got married I was getting a bottle blonde, but she was hot looking and I was in love so I didn’t really care. H...

 

Thank you messages ahead on show

Information on unique ideas to create thank you messages, doing an exposed zipper application, and using a smart pot for gardening will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m....

 

On the shelves - May 3

The library provides a selection of e-books and e-audiobooks available for your convenience. All you need is a library card and access to an e-reader app or browser. The following books can be downloaded through OverDrive & Libby. Please call us at...

 

Senior menus - May 3

Editor’s note: Meals are for to-go only due to public health orders. Curry Resident Senior Meals Association 901 W. 13th St., Clovis 575-762-9405 Monday: Hot Chicken Sandwich w/lettuce, tomatoes, onions, potato wedges, BBQ beans, fruit salad...

 

Keep your chin up, folks

Frustration — it’s become a part of life these days. Can I get an amen? Being shut in my house and trying to move forward with the work that should be ahead of me is testing me in ways I never...

 

Senior safety, fitness ahead on show

Information on various products for seniors in terms of safety, fitness and pets, choosing fabrics for quilting, and fun projects to make using candy melts will be the featured topics on “Creative...

 

Senior menus - April 26

CRSMA Senior Diner’s Club 901 West 13th St., Clovis Monday: Sloppy joe on a bun, potato wedges, mixed vegetables, fruit salad. Tuesday: Baked ham with pineapple sauce, sweet potatoes, green beans, carrots, cornbread w/margarine, butterscotch...

 

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