April May 2019 Issue

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Easter Brunch - Mini Blueberry-Chocolate Tarts
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Crowd-Pleasing Easter Brunch - Looking for some easy options for Easter brunch?
ISI - April Fools Bull
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April Fools’ Bull - I have a reputation for being a very honest person, but one day a year I have fun playing April Fools jokes.
ISI - Joyce Steffens and her mini dollhouse
Photo by Kathy Mouser-Hickman.
A Small World for Joyce Steffens - joyce Steffens' world became much smaller about 20 years ago when she attended a Mini Les Bois Dollhouse and Miniature Show.
ISI - Fiber First
Photo by Kathleen Mulroy
Fibers First for Idaho Fiber Growers - By KATHLEEN MULROY Idaho small farmers who raise alpacas, llamas, yaks, or sheep for their fiber need to have the combed or shaved hair, fur, or wool processed. Where can they go to have the processing done quickly, efficiently, and to high standards? A growing number of them are using the services of Fibers First,… Read More »Fibers First for Idaho Fiber Growers
ISI - Chihuly Glass Exhibit
Photo courtesy Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum
The Magical Garden of Glass: Chihuly Glass Exhibit - Don’t plan to rush through the Chihuly Glass Museum. Set aside at least a couple hours, and enjoy a truly breathtaking art exhibit.
ISI - Movie Review Apollo 11
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Movie Review: Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 will rekindle your faith in American ingenuity and the possibilities of our country working together again.
ISI - The last little man standing
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Teeberschnitzel: The Last Little Man Standing - I never thought I would miss the sound of my little mini-pinscher’s toenails tik-tik-tikkying across the hardwood floor.
MSN - Larry Abo
Photo by Dianna Troyer
Kidney Donor Gives Larry Abo Second Chance at Life - Larry Abo has much to be thankful for this April, National Donate Life Month. Around 800 Idahoans await organ donations.
ISI - Citizenship Test
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Could You Pass the Citizenship Test? - A survey by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation finds Americans don’t possess history knowledge needed to be informed and engaged citizens.
ISI - Enroll in HSAs
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Make the Most of HSAs - Millions of Americans look to get the most out of their benefits while reducing costs during open enrollment. One of the best ways is to enroll in a Health Savings Account (HSA).
ISI - Misery Whips
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Miser Whips Still Here, Thank Goodness - It was in America that the crosscut got its second name, “the misery whip,” as day-long sawing was truly a misery.
ISI - Samaritans Purse
Photo courtesy of Hope Community Church
Samaritans Purse A Labor of Love - Volunteers express love with nail guns, tile, and sheetrock, helping rebuild Texas homes after Hurricane Harvey ravished the region in 2017.
ISI - Hope After Suicide
Hope and Healing After Loved One’s Suicide - “Although grief never ever ends, over time you begin to find hope again, acceptance, and peace in the loss of your loved one.”
ISI - Horse Museum
Photo by Dianna Troyerr
Local Stories, Local Fun: Horse Exhibit at Idaho Museum of Natural History - The horse exhibit was so popular, museum officials extended the display from the original closing in January through to the end of April.
MSN - Nils Rosdahl
A Charmed Life in Print: Nils Rosdahl - Nils Rosdahl is a self-proclaimed word nerd, whose passions include family, singing, pickleball, and ducking into a local eatery.