Tuesday, Nov. 14

TUESDAY 11/14/2017

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Campus closing early Wednesday, Nov. 22

We are pleased to announce that offices can close early and staff are permitted to leave work at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. Most non-exempt employees scheduled to work eight hours on Wednesday will work six hours and receive two hours of additional pay. Those employees who will have already worked their shift by 3 p.m. or those who must work their full shift because of the nature of their position will be given the option of taking two hours of paid time-off on a different day. If there are any questions, please contact your immediate supervisor or Human Resources.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones.

- President Carlson and the Cabinet

Sexual Assault Climate Survey results town hall

Results from the Sexual Assault Climate Survey administered last spring will be presented during a town hall at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Olin 102. Corey Landstrom and Matt Bills will share the results and facilitate dialogue regarding the results and their implications.


Thanksgiving break hours

Preus Library
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 23-25: Closed
Sunday, Nov. 26: 6 p.m.-midnight

Regents Center
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 23: Closed
Friday-Saturday, Nov. 24-25: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Legends Center
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 23: Closed
Friday, Nov. 24: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 25: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Aquatics Center
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 6-9 a.m.; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24: Closed
Saturday, Nov. 25: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: Closed

Dahl Centennial Union
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24: Closed
Saturday, Nov. 25: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

Welcome Center
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24: Closed
Saturday, Nov. 25: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Book Shop
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 23-26: Closed

Oneota Market
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 23-26: Closed

Tuesday, Nov. 21: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 22-26: Closed

Tuesday, Nov. 21: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 22-26: Closed

Nordic Brew
Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 22-26: Closed

Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 22-26: Closed

Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 22: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5-6:30 p.m.
Thursday-Friday, Nov. 23-24: Closed
Saturday, Nov. 25: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5-6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 26: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; 5-7 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 21: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 22-26: Closed

Mail Center/SPO
Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 21-22: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 23-26: Closed

Final reminder

The 2018 Flexible Spending Election forms and any changes to health and dental coverage must be received in Human Resources by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. Contact <hr> with questions.

November staff meeting

Please attend one of the monthly staff meetings for November: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, or 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, both in Peace Dining Room. Items on the agenda include an update on summer projects and the wind turbine by Jay Uthoff, Chandra Jennings with the 2018 health and wellness kickoff and an update on the Board of Regents meeting.

Nursing Department receives donation

The Department of Nursing was awarded $10,000 from the Max and Victoria ​Dreyfus​ Foundation to purchase intravenous pumps for the lab and simulation learning spaces. "We are honored and elated to provide greater accessibility to our students with equipment that reduces medication administration errors" said Jessica Raabe, who is serving a​s​ project director for the process.

Espinosa joins Board of Regents

President Carlson announced Wednesday that Luther alumnus Peter Espinosa will join Luther College's Board of Regents. Espinosa founded Pulpit Rock Brewing Company in Decorah, Iowa, in 2014, and remains its chairman. He also owns BottleTree Properties, which owns and operates a variety of commercial businesses. "I am honored and humbled to join the Luther College Board of Regents. Like many others [on the board], I have a long and extensive connection to Luther. I am from a family of Luther graduates and I married a Luther graduate (Kari Tollefson, Luther class of 1984). I have benefited greatly from the Liberal Arts education and Lutheran approach to learning that I received at Luther," said Espinosa.

Track airline mileage

Facilities would like to send a friendly reminder to please track airline mileage for use on the college's Carbon Footprint report. Luther has committed to keeping an inventory of its greenhouse gas emissions on an annual basis as part of the process to track its carbon footprint. This commitment requires gathering information related to all faculty, staff and student air travel miles paid for and/or reimbursed by the college, as well as college visitors flown to Luther on college expense. The Air Mileage Form can be found here.

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Separating administrator rights from workstation login

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 15, faculty administrator rights will be separated from their workstation logins. Changes were made for staff workstations earlier this year. For more information see Administrator Rights on Faculty Workstations.

Think of the Luther Bakery this holiday season

Let the Luther Bakery make your pies, cakes, cheesecakes and rolls for Thanksgiving. New items this year include an orange cranberry bundt cake, a pumpkin roulade with brandied ginger mascarpone as well as a variety of bagels and cream cheese. Place orders at https://www.luther.edu/dining/submit/holiday/ by Wednesday, Nov. 15, and pick up by noon Wednesday, Nov. 22, from the Dining Services Office.

Winter bike storage

Winter bike storage is 3-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16-17. Bring bikes to Ashmore-Jewell Barn (Red Barn in Baker Village) to have them placed in secure, dry storage for the winter. Bike storage is free for all Luther students, staff and faculty. Bikes must be registered at the Welcome Desk in the Union prior to being stored. Bikes will not be accepted unless they are registered.

United Way update

Congratulations to Bridget Christopher and Kathy Stokker. Their names were selected as last week's drawing winners. Bridget won a can cooler from the Book Shop, and Kathy won a fabric shopping bag from the Alumni Office. There's still time to donate to the United Way and be eligible for the drawing. Stay tuned for next week's winners.

Mark your calendars for 'Christmas at Luther'

In celebration of the holiday season, the faith of the community and the continued celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Luther College will present the 2017 production of "Christmas at Luther" Nov. 30-Dec. 3 in the CFL. The five "Christmas at Luther" performances are at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30; 6:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. At press time, two of the five performances are sold out, and very few tickets remain for the other three performances. Tickets may be purchased at tickets.luther.edu, telephone 387-1357 or email <boxoffice>.

New at luther.edu

Growing up, McKenna Campbell-Porter '16, was sure she would not attend Luther, her parents' alma mater. But one visit to campus changed her mind. "I was drawn to the dedicated professors, the diversity of courses offered, the active community and the beautiful landscape," she says. She's now a student at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Her story is on the Alumni Stories page.

Book Shop news

Alfredo Alonso Estenoz released his new book "Borges En Cuba" to the Book Shop. Stop in and pick up a copy today and congratulate him on the endeavor.

Miss the lecture and book signing by Ryan Sallans? There are a few copies of his book, "Second Son," left in the Book Shop. Sallans also left a few copies of "What is Normal Anyway," by Morgan Boecher.

Advent calendars are in stock. Supplies are limited so come quickly.

Christmas at Luther visit day

Luther is hosting a Christmas at Luther Visit Event Thursday, Nov. 30, for high school seniors interested in participating in music at Luther. The admissions event culminates in the evening's "Christmas at Luther" performance. Held in the CFL, the musical celebration features Luther's six choirs, Luther Ringers and the Symphony Orchestra. Registration for the visit day event is Sunday, Nov. 26.

Last days for 'From Parlor to Countryside'

The current Union Gallery Exhibition, "From Parlor to Countryside: Recent Fine Arts Collection Print Acquisitions," will be uninstalled Wednesday, Nov. 15, in preparation for a pop-up gallery show from ART 490, Senior Projects in Process.


Chapel this week

Built into the class schedule and rhythm of life at Luther, chapel is a time for the community to gather for song, reflection and fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the CFL Main Hall. Faculty, staff, students and guests serve as speakers, musicians and artists.

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Grant Preheim, Interfaith Storytelling; music: Cathedral Choir
Friday, Nov. 17: Jared Barnes, senior chapel; music: Aurora
Monday, Nov. 20: Anne Edison-Albright

Home sporting events this week

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Women's basketball vs. Macalester College, 6 p.m.; men's basketball vs. UW-La Crosse, 8 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 17: Women's and men's swimming and diving hosts Luther Invite, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 18: Women's and men's swimming and diving hosts Luther Invite, 10:30 a.m.; women's basketball vs. DePauw University, 1 p.m.; men's basketball vs. St. Mary's University, 3 p.m.

Events this week

Tuesday, Nov. 14: Decorah Power Learning Series, LeAnn Sinclair, "Municipal Electric Utilities Across the US," 7 p.m., Valders 362; Varsity Band and Wind and Percussion Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., CFL Main Hall

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Documentary Screening, "Waking the Sleeping Giant," 7 p.m., Valders 206; Representations of the Other in Disney and Beyond, 7 p.m., CFL Recital Hall

Thursday, Nov. 16: Stress Less Wellness Fair, 9:30 a.m., Dahl; Guest Lecture, Price Fishback, "The Long Term Trends in Social Welfare Spending in the United States and the Nordic Countries," 7 p.m., Valders 206; Theatre Performance, "Rent," 7:30 p.m., CFA Jewel Theatre; Chamber Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m., CFL Main Hall

Friday, Nov. 17: Theatre Performance: "Rent," 7:30 p.m., CFA Jewel Theatre; Fall Opera Performance, 7:30 p.m., Noble Recital Hall

Saturday, Nov. 18: Fall Opera Performance, 1 p.m., Noble Recital Hall; Theatre Performance: "Rent," 1:30 p.m., CFA Jewel Theatre; Center Stage Series: Thomanerchor Leipzig, 7:30 p.m., CFL Main Hall

Sunday, Nov. 19: Theatre Performance: "Rent," 1:30 p.m., CFA Jewel Theatre; Jazz Orchestra Concert, 4 p.m., CFL Main Hall

Last weekend for 'Rent'

The VPA department presents "Rent," a 90s rock musical loosely based on Giacomo Puccini's opera "La Boheme," Nov. 16-19 in Jewel Theatre. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-17, and at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18-19. Tickets are free with Luther ID or $15 without. Following struggling artists living in the shadow of the AIDS epidemic, the show's stories of love and loss intertwine to promote living life to its fullest.

International Education Week

Nov. 13-17 is International Education Week. Luther is celebrating with several events, co-sponsored by Student Senate and the Center for Global Learning.

'The White Helmets'
Known as the White Helmets, a group of volunteers have spent years risking their lives to help aid the victims of the Syrian civil war. The 2016 Netflix documentary "The White Helmets" will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Valders 206. A discussion panel featuring Todd Green, Pedro dos Santos, Massi Faqiri '20, and Lauren Knuckey '18, will follow.

Projects for Peace
Students will deliver their "Projects for Peace" presentations at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Union's Mott Room.

Launching Luther Leaders change project presentations

The Launching Luther Leaders senior class will present their change projects from 9:40-10:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Olin 102. Each of the five quads will give a short presentation followed by a Q&A. Open to the public.

General recital Nov. 14

The Luther College Music Department will host a general student recital at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Noble Recital Hall. This event, open to the public with no charge for admission, features various Luther performers, ensembles and soloists. Students are selected to perform by an application process. 

NQFL Nov. 14

Luther employees are invited to this month's Not Quite Free Lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Noble Room. Boost social and emotional wellness by getting away from the typical work space and mingling with folks from across campus. The charge is $5 by cash, check or Luther ID. The meal includes main course options, sides and dessert. Contact Wellness, <wellness> with questions.

Decorah Power Learning Series

LeAnne Sinclair, director of customer programs for the American Public Power Association, will speak on "Municipal Electric Utilities Across the United States: Trends, Case Studies and Mythbusting," at the next Decorah Power Learning Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Valders 362.

Varsity Band and Wind and Percussion Ensemble

The Varsity Band and Wind and Percussion Ensemble will perform their fall repertoire at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the CFL Main Hall. Varsity Band will play "A Festival Prelude" by Alfred Reed, John Carnahan's "A Dream of Coming Home" and "Hosts of Freedom" by Karl King. In Wind and Percussion Ensemble's portion of the concert, deAlbuquerque will conduct the ensemble in standards of wind ensemble literature including, "Let the Amen Sound" by Travis Cross, "The Seal Lullaby" by Eric Whitacre, Divertimento, Op. 42 by Vincent Persichetti and "El Abanico" by Alfredo Javaloyes Lόpez.

'Representing the Other' in Disney

Join the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement in a discussion of how indigenous peoples are represented in modern American culture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the CRH. Jordan Boge '17, will present research findings from his summer project, "Representing the Other: Disney and the appropriation of indigenous peoples in Moana and Beyond." Anne-Marine Feat and Peter Nekola will comment on Boge's presentation and lead a broader discussion of this issue.

'Waking the Sleeping Giant' screening Nov. 15

The Center for Sustainable Communities is hosting the documentary screening of "Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Valders 206. The 2017 documentary explores the burgeoning progressive movement by following the struggles of five individuals around the time of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

NAA lunch Nov. 16

Luther College's Norse Athletic Association invites the community to the Luther College NAA Winter Sports Luncheon at noon Thursday, Nov. 16. The luncheon will be held on the second floor of T-Bocks Sports Bar and Grill, 206 W. Water Street, Decorah. A lunch buffet will be offered; cost is $5 per person.

Brown bag lunch Nov. 16

The Asian studies program is sponsoring a brown bag lunch at noon Thursday, Nov. 16, in Mott Room. The event is open to the public with no charge for admission. Cade Bolen '17, will talk about the importance of Asian studies, and Sukeji Jeffrey '17, and Tatyana Saranina '18, will discuss the practice of Chinese medicine in Japan.

Stress Less fair Nov. 16

Wellness is hosting a Stress Less health fair from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Williams Lounge of the Union. A variety of opportunities will be available to help reduce stress during the holiday season and the end of the semester crunch. Giveaways, free chair massages, blood pressure checks, flu shots, demonstrations and more.

Petitioning at the UN

Join Nazario Jap dos Santos '19 to hear about his experience petitioning before the United Nations on behalf of Western Sahara at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Valders 367. The event is sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Public Engagement. Contact Victoria, <Victoria.Christman>, with questions.

Price Fishback to give PBK Visiting Scholar lecture

Price Fishback, the Thomas R. Brown professor of economics at the University of Arizona, will present the annual Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar lecture on "The Long Term Trends in Social Welfare Spending in the United States and Nordic Counties" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Valders 206.

Chamber Orchestra concert Nov. 16

Chamber Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the CFL Main Hall. The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission. Chamber Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93. Accompanied by Luther Instructor Miko Kominami on piano, the ensemble will also perform Mozart's Piano Concerto in C major, KV 467.

Fall Opera Scenes Nov. 17

Featuring scenes from "Carmen" and "Don Giovanni," Luther College will perform "Fall Opera Scenes: Close Encounters" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Noble Recital Hall. The performances, directed by professors Deborah Gover, Nicholas Shaneyfelt and Jonathon Struve, are open to the public with no charge for admission. 

Center Stage Series presents Thomanerchor Leipzig

Thomanerchor Leipzig, the St. Thomas Boys' Choir will take the stage for the Center Stage Series at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the CFL Main Hall. Don't miss the rare opportunity to hear the choir J.S. Bach directed for 27 years. Established in 1212, the all-boys choir is rich in its 800 years of musical tradition and continues to be a cultural influence worldwide. Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office, by calling 387-1357 or at tickets.luther.edu.

Student recitals

Saturday, Nov. 18
Elizabeth Shoemaker '18, will perform a violin recital at 4 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 19
Tyler Conzett '19, will perform a trumpet recital at noon. Daniel Melaas-Swanson '18 will perform a trombone and euphonium recital at 2 p.m.

Student recitals are held in the Noble Recital Hall and are followed by a reception. Recitals and receptions are open to the public with no charge for admission.

Peace Scholar presentations

The Center for Ethics and Public Engagement asks faculty and staff to encourage sophomores or juniors interested in the Peace Scholar program to come and hear Billy Jeide '18, Nathan Campbell '18, and Bakhita Soares '18, discuss their Peace Scholar experiences at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in CEPE Olin 214. The program funds two Luther students to study at the Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue in Lillehammer, and then attend the University of Oslo Summer School.

Lukes, Grimm to speak at Nov. 21 Woman's Club meeting

Decorah residents Jim Lukes and Marty Grimm will present "Decorah Green Houses: 141 Years Young" at the Luther Woman's Club meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in Peace Dining Room. Shuttle service from the Decorah pool lot leaves at 1:10 p.m. Contact Bonnie Warrington, LCWC president, 382-4288, for more information.


Celebrations this week

Nov. 14: Erik Berg, Bridget Christopher, Scot Schaeffer
Nov. 15: Kerri Mahr, Randy Caddell
Nov. 16: Colin Betts
Nov. 17: Susan Peterson, Anita Carrasco, Sheena Tollefson
Nov. 18: Stuart Johnston, Jay Uthoff
Nov. 19: Janine Brandt, Sharon Rathbun, Mary Devine Meyer
Nov. 20: Cheryl Wagness, Kathy Euans

Nov. 19: Janet Hunter, 10 years


To the family of Ed Kaschins, who died from complications of cancer Nov. 1 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Mary's campus. His family will greet guests at a celebratory reception from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church's Fellowship Hall. The memorial service will be held at Good Shepherd at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20; a luncheon will follow in the Fellowship Hall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be directed to Luther College, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or a charity of the donor's choice.


Norma Hervey presented a round table on Ta-Nehsi Coates' book, "Between the World and Me," Nov. 9 for the faculty and graduate students of Charles University's American studies department.

Dan Davis presented a lecture at the University of Vermont titled "Ancient Shipwrecks in the Deep Black Sea: A New Frontier in Marine Archaeology" Oct. 26. The talk told the story of working with Robert Ballard and discovering ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea, 2006-12.

Andi Beckendorf served on the local arrangements committee for the Music Library Association's Midwest Chapter Meeting in Iowa City in October. In addition, she was part of the panel session "Immigrants, Educators and Unusual Finds: A Musical Travelogue of Iowa," where she highlighted Preus library's 16th-20th century Danish and Norwegian psalm books; the Weston Noble Collection in the Luther College Archives; music materials in the Vesterheim library and archives; and the Vesterheim Hardanger fiddle collection.

Andi Beckendorf and Victoria Peters '15, presented the poster "Enhancing Music Stacks Browsing with Call Number Posters: An Internship Experience" at the Music Library Association's Midwest Chapter Meeting in Iowa City Oct. 13. The posters represent one of the projects Peters completed during her spring 2015 music librarianship internship at Preus Library.

Megan Gmitro '20, spent her summer among Roman and Greek pottery in Corinth, Greece, as part of an internship with the Isthmian Archaeological Museum. From the Roman port of Kenchreai to the Cummer Tomb, Gmitro processed many artifacts from this area to be catalogued for the museum.

Sthela Gun Holly Hanitrinirina '19, was the Research and Evaluation intern for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Global Mission unit in Chicago. She facilitated conversations on gender justice within the Global Mission unit, which will contribute to the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly.

Sierra Twesten '18, presented a paper she developed in her Paideia 111 course, titled "Defining Our Consumption: The Intersection between Sexism and Speciesism" at the 28th Annual Philosophy and Religion Conference at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, Nov. 12.


For sale: iPhone 7 in Rose Gold with 128gb of memory from Verizon. Perfect condition, always with a case and screen protector. Comes with two cases, unused earphones, box and charger that came with the phone. Asking $450. Email Kim, <kimpowell>, if interested.

For sale: Grass-fed lamb. Available in whole or half bundles. Produced eight-miles north of Decorah by Maren and Tom Beard of Luna Valley Farm. For more information, email [email protected] or visit the Luna Valley Farm website.

Meeting: The Leopold Center at Iowa State University is hosting a listening session on the future of the Center at Northeast Iowa Community College at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Wilder Building on the NICC campus. More info is available at: http://www.leopold.iastate.edu/leopold-center-schedules-nov-15-listening-session

Wanted: Looking for a room or an apartment to rent from January-November 2018. Contact Sarah, <forssa03>, with availabilities.

Peanut brittle: Need a consumable gift? A treat to bring to a party? A treat for yourself? Try Julie's homemade peanut brittle. Available in 1/2 and full pound bags, or 3/4 pound in a decorative glass jar. Each order made fresh the night before the order is due. Also freezes well. Contact Julie, 387-1865 or <julie>.

Free: Three seven-month-old cats. Two females and one male. Very tame and friendly. Mostly outside but litter box trained. Good mousers. Contact Steve, <bustaste>, with inquiries.


And finally...

"The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people, the more peaceful your life will become."

- Charlie Brown