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Pioneer Potluck: Dad and his birthdays

...auburn hair, Mom has black hair, you have auburn hair and I have this white, straight, stringy stuff?" (He called me Cotton Top!) Being in his usual hurry, he shot back at me, "Oh, I found you under the wood pile!" I stopped in my tracks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-02-10/pioneer-potluck-d
Food
Going 'Wild' on your first long hike? Consider your feet

...four pairs of reasonably fast-drying socks. Change socks at least once a day to let feet dry and help prevent blisters. Cotton takes forever to dry and more technical smart wool socks are pricey.SHOES VERSUS BOOTS: Shoes are better than boots when...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-29/going-wild-on-your-first-long-hi
Outdoors

...e-cigarettes to minors in 2010, but the report raises concerns about children consuming liquid nicotine with flavors such as cotton candy and gummy bear. Reports of children under 5 with e-cigarette poisoning jumped from seven in 2012 to 154 last year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/fenit-nirappil/2015-01-28
Pioneer Potluck: About... Nick names

...he called me "Molly Ann" but not in front of Mom, because her Mom named me Edith Ann. Dad sometimes referred to me as "Cotton Top." I had white fuzzy hair until I was about 7. My friends call me Ann or Annie. My good friends affectionately call me...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-01-07/pioneer-potluck-a
Food

...m. (ESPN)Thursday, Jan. 1Outback BowlAt Tampa, Fla.Wisconsin (10-3) vs. Auburn (8-4), 8 a.m. (ESPN2)Cotton Bowl ClassicAt Arlington, TexasMichigan State (10-2) vs. Baylor (11-1), 8:30 a.m. (ESPN)Citrus BowlAt Orlando...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-12-25

...Jeans:1873: Businessman Levi Strauss and tailor Jacob Davis invent the first pair of jeans after getting a patent to create cotton-denim workpants with copper rivets in certain areas like the pocket corner to make them stronger.1920s: Levi's overalls...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-06
Community
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: The wading pool

...soup-dish shaped, about 20 feet in diameter, deepening in the center to hip deep on a 4-year-old. Little girls wore woolen or cotton swimsuits; boys wore cut-off pants. In a few years, elastic fabric would make an appearance and swim suits would become...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-17/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-the
Community
GOP takeover: Republicans surge to Senate control

...Senate agenda.Two-term incumbent Mark Pryor of Arkansas was the first Democrat to fall, defeated by freshman Rep. Tom Cotton. Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado was next, defeated by Rep. Cory Gardner. Sen. Kay Hagan also lost, in North Carolina, to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-04/gop-takeover-republicans-surge-to-se
News
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Trash and treasure

...you bought at the store were wrapped in paper and tied with cotton string. The counter top in the department store had a small...shoestrings, yarn, or old extension cords to do the job that cotton string used to be employed for.Our parents were of the depression...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-20/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-tra
Community
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...postcard mailers in Arkansas, where Sen. Mark Pryor is defending his seat against a strong challenge from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton. In Louisiana, the conservative group funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, Americans For Prosperity, sent postcard mailers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/group-exposes-voting-histories-of-al
News

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