Archive for Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Also from December 30

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Polls

Are you looking forward to ringing in the new year?

Response Percent
Not available. I’ll be in bed before the clock strikes midnight.
 
55%
No, I don’t get into it really.
 
33%
Yes, I’m eager to celebrate the start of 2009.
 
11%
Total 9

All stories

Changing Lanes: Trying to capture Christmas spirit
December 30, 2008
There’s been a hint of Scrooge in my holiday preparations this year.
2008: A look back at the year that was
10:16 a.m., December 30, 2008 Updated 05:03 p.m.
Editor’s note: Here is a look back at stories from 2008. This is the first installment of the year in review, which will continue in future editions of The Mirror.
Springdale News
December 30, 2008
Springdale Friends Church members and others enjoyed a Christmas program by the youth on Sunday morning, Dec. 21 followed by the Advent candle and worship. Everyone gathered in the friendship hall for a fellowship to end the morning.
Aunt Norie’s Sewing Room
December 30, 2008
That after Christmas sorting and getting rid of … to make room for the new, that always happens. I’m thinking now of those older, but still lovable and huggable, maybe now cast off, stuffed animals that might now be donated to our local American Legion troop for their great project.
Our view: Celebrate safely as ‘08 turns to ‘09
December 30, 2008
Soon we’ll be saying goodbye to 2008 and hello to 2009. When the final sands of the hourglass for 2008 head downward Wednesday night, folks likely will be toasting with champagne and other beverages and embracing friends and loved ones with the words “Happy New Year” being repeated often at midnight.
Jarbalo Jottings
December 30, 2008
Dinner guests of Bid Sheppard Christmas Eve were Amy Aufdemberge and Mark Lepnoznik of Folsom, Calif., Bob and Sara Aufdemberge of Auburn, Kane and Kati Rowbotham and Kayla of Knob Noster, Mo., and Mark and Katie Aufdemberge, Emma and Charlie, and Jill Stean, Isaac and Ariel, all of rural Leavenworth. Many of the group attended the candlelight service at Jarbalo United Methodist Church that evening.
Looking forward, not backward
December 30, 2008
Some proponents of organic, labor-intensive farming contend we should go back to the days when every family owned 40 acres, farmed with hay burners (horses) and applied no chemicals