Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the under side of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lack luster. Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in Kentuckiana during the winter.
Low light, humidity
This Another Place In Time photo features Ruth Whaley Simpson at home on Falmouth-Williamstown Road on an unknown date. Simpson was a cafeteria worker at Grant County High School during the late 1980s and early 90s.
Thanks to her daughter, Rekenna Simpson Rogers, for submitting the photo and Steve Jenkins of Williamstown for calling in a correct guess.
As I write, I am comforted by the snow that has accumulated on the boughs of my Nordmann fir and Serbian spruce. It is beautiful, yes, but more important the snow serves as an insulator against desiccating winds and frigid temperatures. We must not forget that evergreens, particularly broadleaf evergreens like rhododendrons and American hollies, lose a great deal of moisture through their leaves in the winter.
Get a medium-sized box of groceries, the Bread of Life signature box, for $31. Each month’s menu is different and includes fresh and frozen items with an average retail value of at least $50.
Angel Food is not just for low-income families, but anyone who wishes to order.
Orders must be placed through Family Worship Center in Williamstown and be paid for at the time of order. Cash, check, money orders, credit and debit cards and food stamps are accepted.
AARP Tax-aide is offering free income tax preparation, including e-filing at the Williamstown Senior Center (in the City Building). Appointments are not necessary and clients will be seen on a first come, first serve basis from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday from Feb 5 through April 16. Please arrive no later than noon.
This service is available to all tax payers with low to middle income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Please bring the following items to your appointment:
There will be a Healthy Baby Workshop from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at Care Net, 305 N. Main Street, Williamstown. Workshop activities will provide information about having a healthy baby, including how to kick an unhealthy habit while you are pregnant and learning other ways to have a healthier pregnancy.
All women completing one workshop will receive a gift pack with helpful information and baby items. Door prizes will be given and pizza, drinks and dessert will be provided.
For more information, or to register, call Kim Smith at 859-283-0952, extension 117.
Girl Scout Troop 356 visited the residents of Grant Manor Nursing Home over the holidays. The girls, along with their leader, Stacey Asher, delivered cards and sung Christmas carols to the residents. Photo submitted.