By G Wop

What a nice week it was. I got most of my yard cleaned up.  My chives, garlic and asparagus are coming up. Unfortunately so are the weeds. Looks like I will be spending a lot of time out in the sun this year.

Things that Mentally Strong People Don’t Do — letting others make decisions for them. Only you should be making your own decisions; you can’t allow others to make them for you. All this does is shift the responsibility from you to someone else, but the only person failing in the end is you. If you don’t have the courage to fail, then you don’t have the courage to succeed.

Nevada Department of Veterans Services will be in Ely on Tuesday, March 18, 1 to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, March 19, 8 a.m.- noon at the library. 950 Campton St.

Blood Pressure Clinic offered by the City of Ely EMT/Fire Department .  Wednesday, March 12, 11 a.m.- noon.

Social Security Office of Elko will be calling on March 12 at 2 p.m.. If you have any questions be at the Senior Center.

Nevada Legal Services will be at the Senior on March 27. This is a good time to up date your will.

The Northern a Nevada Food Bank will be on March 7 at the First Baptist Church, at 3 p.m.

March 1 and 2 Health Insurance assistance will be at 1500 Ave F, Suite 1. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on the first and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the second.

USDA Food Distribution at the First Baptist Church 2 p.m. on March 25.

Bridge —Bill Carney would like to start a men’s bridge group. If you are interested please call Bill – 289-7932.

Bingo — Frank didn’t even share with his wife, he won 5 games and the big pot.

Bowling — the gap between teams is getting tighter.  How ever the Wild Bunch is still in the lead. This lead is getting smaller .

Answer to last weeks question – An olive tree can live up to 1,500 years.

New question – what U.S. state raises the most turkeys?

Fascinating Facts – Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the U.S., but technically it is number 47. Until Aug. 7, 1953, Congress forgot to vote on a resolution to admit Ohio to the Union.



Monday – Oven Fried Chicken, Augratian Potatoes, Veggies and Fruit

Tuesday – Biscuits/Sausage Gravy, Scrambled Eggs, Pepper/Onion Sauté and Fruit

Wednesday – Potato Corn Chowder, Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Fruit

Thursday – Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Veggies and Fruit

Friday – Tuna Macaroni Salad, Lettuce/Tomato, Biscuit and Jello/Fruit


We’ve been through so much together

In so little time we’ve shared

I will never forget all the moments

That you’ve shown me how much you cared.

Margery Wang


RSVP — Homemaker Services provides frail home bound seniors with housekeeping such as dusting, kitchen and bathroom cleaning, floor maintenance as well as laundry and linen cleaning.