Food & Family

Texting, Facebooking provokes filmographic fury

I do not need all of my fingers to count on both hands the number of times the Norwegian Artist and I have seen a film, together, at a movie theater.This is not to say that the man and I do not date -- since we met, 28 years ago as wretchedly poor college

'Letters to God' film to be shown at McLoughlin High School

MILTON-FREEWATER -- "Letters to God," a film based on a true story of an 8-year-old-boy who suffers from brain cancer, will be shown at McLoughlin High School, 120 S. Main St., at 7 p.m. on Saturday.The free event is hosted by an interdenominational group

American Red Cross to stage Blue Mountain Turkey Trot

WALLA WALLA -- The Blue Mountain chapter of the American Red Cross will be staging its second annual Blue Mountain Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day."Last year, nearly 360 people turned out for our first Turkey Trot," said executive director Terry Hackney.T

Walla Walla Symphony to perform concert for donations

WALLA WALLA -- The Walla Walla Symphony will present an informal concert for families at 7 p.m. Thursday in Cordiner Hall on the Whitman College campusThe admission fee is a nonperishable food or personal hygiene item per person.Maestro Yaacov Bergman wil

MIDDLE-AGED PLAGUE - Face it: Mostly, it's out of context, out of mind

During an Art Walk festival thing, a pleasing horde of tourists was deposited at our studio doorstep, and I was being the gracious artist's wife, introducing myself to the guests as they arrived."Hello," I effused (this isn't particularly difficult, becau

Parent to Parent program specialist lives her creed

Teri Hough discovered the organization after a son was born with Down syndrome.

Interviewing Teri Hough about herself proved a bit tricky. Every question led her back to talking about Parent to Parent, where she serves as the developmental disabilities program specialist.

FOOD & FAMILY - Dayton Christian Women's Connection luncheon slated

POMEROY -- This month's Christian Women's Connection luncheon will take place 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 15. at the Pataha Flour Mill in Pomeroy.The charge is $9. The luncheon will be catered by the Pataha Flour Mill.

FOOD & FAMILY - Providence St. Mary to offer free balance screening

WALLA WALLA -- Providence St. Mary Medical Center will offer a free screening to assess the risk of falling for people with Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders at 4 p.m. Saturday, in the Providence Room on Level 1.Information will also be pro

DIFFERENT VIEWS - Road construction turns walk into a mystery

For several hours, I had puzzled over the noise rolling across the valley. It didn't sound like farm machinery, and that was all I could think of. Only after my wife told me there was road construction could I put a picture to the noise. Thus, that mor

FOOD & FAMILY - Spock-speak it isn't, but live long and prosper anyway

I am not Spock.Aside from the obvious differences of not being male, from another planet, or possessive of pointy ears, my main divergence from the world's most recognizable Vulcan is that I am not so fully steeped in logical thought that I am impervious