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Bena Mae's Kitchen; It’s almost August again for the 24th time...

Every August I am reminded of the anniversary of the first column I wrote for the News Journal.

Bena Mae's Kitchen: Daddy's Chair

Since I’ve been more or less homebound for the last five years with television and the internet as my daily companions, there is time left over for thinking about the past and some of my favorite memories.

Bena Mae's Kitchen; Things we shouldn't say

Nobody should use someone else’s big announcement or good news as an opportunity to ignore them and talk about their own personal revelations.

Bena Mae's Kitchen; Come home, it’s supper time

In these modern times we hear many political pundits, social experts and yay, disgruntled people telling us how to get back to the “good ‘ole days.” I don’t know which of the “good ‘ole days” they’re referring to.

Bena Mae's Kitchen: Retiree’s message

As I was lying in bed pondering the problems of the world, I rapidly realized that I don’t really give a rat’s hiney. It’s the tortoise life for me!