By G Wop

I am truly sorry all of Ely was not out for the tree lighting. Just think you could have been like me, a Popsicle. Or there would be enough people around to keep me warm. That was as cold as I ever want to be.

The entertainment was great and the tree was beautiful.

Remember the Sights, Sounds and Smells of Christmas at the Bristlecone Convention Center, it will be going on all week.

The Firemen’s Ball is coming up soon.
The Nevada Northern Railway had its winter fundraiser. I do hope you got what you wanted in the Bucket List Bonanza Auction.

Eureka is its Community Holiday Tree Lighting. (I hope it is warmer). On Dec. 7 there will be Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides, Caroling, Santa Claus and the Lighting of the tree. All activities are free.

The Northern Nevada Food Bank will have a fresh food distribution on Dec. 6, at the Elks Lodge, at 3 p.m.

On Dec. 17, Drew Banford from the Care Center will talk about Advance Directives Financial Planning for long term care. You can reach Drew at 289-8801. The time to be at the Senior Center is 11:30 a.m. If you feel you are to young for the program, think again. The Senior Center has the best cook in town and on this Tuesday she will be preparing meat loaf and mashed potatoes; it’s the best meat loaf in town.

The question last week was what is the life span of the dollar bill? It is 18 months. Now we have anew question “ In China what is the color brides ware?” All questions and answers provided by Carol.
Fascinating Facts: The Ketchua Indians of the Andes Mountains in South America have two to three more quarts of blood in their bodies than people who live at lower elevations.

Monday: Minestrone Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Sliced Tomato, Romaine Lettuce and Fruit
Tuesday: Turkey Pot Pie, Green Salad and Fresh Apple
Wednesday: Hot Beef Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies and Fruit
Thursday:  Chef Salad, Garlic Bread and Fruit
Friday: Chicken Breast, Grilled Tomato Sauce over Noodles, Veggies, Fruit and Dessert

When eating fruit, think of the person who planted the tree.
Vietnamese Proverb