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f . B2-THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, April 8, 2004 1 By Carolyn Evans LaNata Feature Writer Thyme. It was Wednesday, but I decided to start the weekend early. I needed a respite. One of my elixirs for fatigue is mean- dering. At 11:59, I went for my morning walk. (Morning goes all the way til noon.) As I sauntered, I would reflect and prioritize the invincible list waiting for me at home. Tidy both wings. It was such a resplendent day, I wanted to twirl. It's a girl thing. So I did. Made my heart happy. (How many calories does one twirl burn?) I felt summer in the distance and I started to "mist." South- era ladies don't sweat. Back home, I needed a refresh- ing beverage. I couldn't have Dr. Pepper, because it wasn't I gathered some sprigs. Made my hands happy. With the thyme available, I decided to make a treat to go with a bowl of fresh strawber- ries. Walnut. Thyme and Gorgonzola Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread 1/2 cup softened butter on one side of 18 baguette slices It is that time of year again - time for hunters to submit their applications for the 2004-2005 Controlled Hunts. Hunters can apply over the Internet by logging onto www.wildlifedepartment.co m/controlhunt.htm. Not only can hunters save a stamp by applying online, they can also confirm that their application has been received as soon as they is otherwise limited. A $5 fee is required of all applicants including lifetime hunting or lifetime combina- tion license holders. This fee is good for ALL 2004-2005 controlled hunt applications submitted by each sports- man. Since the fee is per person and not per applica- tion, hunters should decide to apply for all their hunt categories either by mail or the processing form on page 20 trolled hunts meat can be following check, money credit card. For complete instructions, on enhancing of being selected; to www.wildlifed t.com/cc the inside of the ice cream ~ (1/4" thick) and place pan in ap,ply, online, but not both. Hunters consult the O carton. Convince someone to S/~" ~ oven about 8 - 10 minutes. As far as I am concerned who choose to mail in their trolled Hunts name a star after me. Color --""~"~li~'~" '~ Cool. Mix6Tblsp. chopped, applying online is the way applications must complete booklet. coordinate my m61ange of/ ~'~T~r ~,~j~.r~ .toasted walnuts, and 3 oz. to go. It s fast, it's easy and nail polish. Fill prescrip- ,/ /'~ V X~Xkx,k Gorgonzola crumbled the program will help ensure ~! tion for time in a bottle. - 1/" - ~ ~0t~ cheese and 3 tsp. that your application is filled ~~j~'~::::i .~ Order my Easter tmra, / [1 1~ " ~3~ fresh' ch pped thyme" at c rrectly,said Melinda ~CI~ uh, bonnet. Somuchto ~ .-, II ~ Spread mixture on topSturgess-Streich, chief of do solittletime! Iwas,~ .~Wl, of baguette slices, administration for the Okla- ~i homa Department of Wildlife ii~!i~! ~ii~ylJ0h~.J0~ ~.~, tired and needed help. I ~ ~" ~N ~,/~" /~ ~ pressing to adhere. ~"::~ thought about cloning~ ,~o~/ / ],f Bake toasts until Conservation myself, but then, we'd~ ~"~i~ .~' cheese melts, about 5-This year s Controlled A Thermos Jug allbetired! ~,~6minutes. Gamishwith Hunts booklets are also The trees were having a ~r/141~ " " sprigs of good thyme! Iavailable at hunting and Charlie bought a thermos jug good leaf day The sky was~ -'-~ i~i do not recommend substi- fishing license dealers shades of tropical aqua, per;-" ,~'11~,~1~ tutln" g peanuts, lceber" g let- located throughout the state, And showed it to his friend. winkle, and baby blue. Made my eyes happy. A definite zip- pity-do-dab day! I wanted to temporarily trade places with a bluebird for the aerial spring view. I moseyed by a lilac bush in bloom. Made my nose happy. Tweeting birds and chirping squirrels in surround sound! Made my ears happy. A yellow butterfly Hew next to me for what seemed like seconds! I gifted her with felicitations on her lovely, gossamer attire. She thanked me by waving au revoir with 10, 2 or 4. I poured pink lem- onade, and embellished it with a bit of mint from my garden. Made my mouth happy. While in the garden, the heady fragrance of thyme caught my attention. Thyme was the 1997 Herb of the Year, but it is a favorite with fairies every year. Mine, too. I want more thyme. tuce, Velveeta, and Wonder bread. I gave my shoes the rest of the day off and made my toes happy. Simple Joys: Happy daze Never enough thyme Laissez le bouton roulez Carolyn Evans LaNata is a Stillwater resident who has lived in 35 places and tries to bloom where planted. Drop Carolyn a line at Carolynsc orner 3 @ aol.com. The owboy Show with Ken Overcast to air on KUSH Radio The Cowboy Show, hosted by Will Rogers Award win- ning 9~StErn music artist Ken Overcast, has recently joined the programming on KUSH Radio and can is featured every Sunday at 4 p.m. The Cowboy Show is a nationally syndicated radio program that features cur- rently produced cowboy music and includes occasional inter- views from the artists, as well as from real old time cowboys and storytelling outtakes from Overcast and his peers. "It's an honor to be a part of KUSH," says Overcast. "Our roots in the West go back sev- eral generations, and nothing is more important to me than preserving our way of life. My real passion is entertaining the people who enjoy heating about the Real West and expos- ing them to authentic western music they might not otherwise hear." KUSH Radio is excited to include ~'he Cowboy Show in their programming, and encourages listeners to tune in for every show. Ken Over- cast is a nationally renowned entertainer and syndicated col- umnist whose talents include singing and songwriting, and also writing s~rt stories and poetry. Overcast has also pro- duced several award-winning CD's and even written a book, Yesterday's Yarns, all sold nationwide on Amazon.corn and retail outlets across the country. "The Cowboy Show with Ken Overcast is a natural fit for our programming," says Scan Kelly, program director of KUSH. "It's a professionally produced and upbeat show that accurately depicts the authentic western lifestyle, and leaves the audience yearning for more." When it comes to the real west, Overcast is the real deal and loves to share the western values and way of life by reach- ing out through his nationally syndicated radio program, The Cowboy Show. He's a firm believer in the old way of iife that most of us only hear about in stories from our grandparents or read about in the occasional Louis L'amour novel. As a tes- tament to the show and its accu- rate depiction of the Real West, American Cowboy magazine is a proud national sponsor. Ken Overcast has profes- sionally entertained for many years and has been recording for ten years. His songs, writ- ings, and live performances reflect the true American cowboy lifestyle- his life- style. For more information about Ken Overcast's book, albums, and/or The Cowboy Show please contact Dawn Overcast at (406) 357-3824, visit www.kenovercast.com, or call KUSH Radio at (918) 225-0922. ique turn-of- [ West edge of Perkins on SH 33 405-547-7070 Mike & B.J. Owners as well as is in PDF format Cecil was his friend, you see. that can be printed off the Department's Web site (wil dlifedepartment.com). Applicants have until May 14, 2004, to turn in their applications. Administered by the Oklahoma Depart- ment of Wildlife Conserva- tion, the Controlled Hunts Program offers a wide vari- ety of highly desirable hunts through a random drawing. Some hunts are held to pro- vide high-quality hunting experiences on high-profile areas where it is necessary to regulate hunting pressure. Others are held to achieve management goals for certain species, and others are' held to provide hunting experi- enceS'irl' ~ti~as where access ||I Specials He show the jug to him. Cecil had no clue of what That jug was all about. So, Charlie told him plain and So he would have no doubt. "A thermos jug is a handy thing. It makes hot things stay hot. It also keeps cold things c01d. That s why this jug I got. Now Cecil liked what Charlie And asked him plain and "What have you now my Inside your jug Then Charlie smiled and said to "I'm glad what you've asked Here in my jug hot chili is-- And also cold ice tea." Claudia Andrews I S ,Latte ,Cappuccino Hot Cocoa Daylight s. Main, Perkins 102 S. Main 405-612-5471 Donuts! (/,# R llo!.Catermg 8g Custom Bakery breads & desserts! 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