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A family tradition

B&B Craft Show

By Sherry Archie

Traditions of the current season include cooler autumn weather, falling leaves of gold, aroma of turkey roasting, Black Friday sales and Clemson and Carolina fans showing their school spirit. Only one thing is missing from this list – the B&B Craft Show.  


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Just a Pinch by Janet Tharpe

How do we love pork? Let us count the ways...

“I’ve got my menu planned for the next two weeks,” smiles home cook Nikki Smith, “Pork on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Boy, that was easy.”


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Just a Pinch by Janet Tharpe

Just a pinch: Roasted Banana Scones

Ingredients
3 medium bananas, sliced
2 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
2 large eggs
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 egg, beaten


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Tree Talk with Joanna Angle

Options for buying trees

There are many reputable suppliers of baby trees, from local nurseries to the big box stores. During the years I have been tree farming I have relied heavily on two sources.


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YOTM: Firsts give southern yard a northern touch

September Yard of the Month

By Sherry Archie

Sometimes pretty yards take years to establish, but sometimes they just seems to fall in place, especially if the owners have green thumbs. That’s the case with Ronald and Susan First at 1954 Charles Avenue. The couple relocated to Lancaster from Erie, Pa. about two years ago when Ronald’s job brought them south. He was here about six months before Susan could come, so he began the search for a new home.


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Thomasons’ yard has Southern charm and plenty of room to relax

Yard of the Month

By Sherry Archie

Dragon wing begonias steal the show at the home of Cain and Anita Thomason at 1049 Edgemont Drive in Lancaster. They also caught the eyes of Betsy Folks and Sheila Robertson, members of The Lancaster Garden Club, who selected the Thomason yard as the Yard of the Month for August.


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Tree Talk with Joanna Angle

All about the Chinaberry

‘There’s a Chinaberry tree I remember                                                           
I used to climb in and out of my window…’
Rodney Crowell,
‘Telephone Road’


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July Yard of the Month

Knights’ garden is like music

By Sherry Archie

An orchestra seems to make music flow with harmonies and crescendos; sometimes a beautiful solo will steal the show.  The carefully planned musical piece provides continuous entertainment.  


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Remembering Andy Griffith

By W.B. Evans

Betcha my Independence Day was pretty much like the one you just celebrated. Well, maybe not.

The grilled steaks and sweet iced tea were good, but the July 3 death of Andy Griffith sorta dampened my enthusiasm. I opted to watch the fireworks going off over the Mall in Washington, D.C., via TV.

I did feel sorry for the folks in San Diego and seeing how their July 4 fireworks popped at one time.

It reminded me of the time my son tossed a match on the box of firecrackers, roman candles and sparklers.


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Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2012, is designated by President Barack Obama as Women’s Equality Day. As the anniversary of the 19thamendment, granting women the right to vote, it is fitting to celebrate the many strides the Nation has made towards equality over the past 92 years.
On August 24, Dr. Charmaine W. Stradford of Lancaster will travel to Germany by invitation to be the guest speaker for the US Army Garrison Equal Opportunity Program. She is the wife of John E. Stradford Sr. of Lancaster.


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