I just turned the page of the calendar today! This means we
have 49 days of winter left.
The daffodil bulbs are showing through the snow, but we can
now say that Spring is around the corner. It is time for plans
to be made for spring cleaning, but we need to dispose of our
trash in a way that is not detrimental to the environment,
obnoxious to our neighbors, and is within the law.
The pictures on the right show two illegal trash dumps along
Rt. 7, which is the Stumptown-Russett Road. Just this weekend,
another sofa, box springs, cabinet and four tires were added to
There is a litter hot line number, 1-800-322-5530, given to
me by Judy Wolfram. I called this number and the anti-litter
program is under the direction of the Division of Environmental
Protection. They will ask your name, address, and location of
the trash. The name can be kept confidential. They are several
weeks behind in their work, but seemed very eager to help.
I started checking to see just what can be done with many
kinds of trash, and we will include the information next week.
Calhoun is known for its natural beauty. Help keep it clean.
The following recipe is from Letha Rapking of Tennessee. It
was used for the Junior-Senior Prom in 1982.
1 lb. Velveeta, cut in 1 inch
1 lb. spicy sausage, browned and
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped,
browned with sausage
1 tbsp. pizza seasoning
2 loaves party rye
Put cheese in mixer bowl and beat until soft and fluffy. Add
the sausage, onion and seasoning. Mix well. Spread on bread.
Bake 5 to 7 minutes at 400 F. or until bubbly. Can be done in
toaster oven for family servings. Can be made in advance and
stored in covered container in fridge or freezer. Let thaw when
ready to bake. Can be accompaniment for soups or salads. Per
serving (excluding unknown items): 8 calories, 1g fat; trace
protein; trace carbohydrate, trace dietary fiber, 2mg
cholesterol; 36mg sodium.