Category: Features

In Passing

Clytie Mae Smith Fleetwood Clytie Mae Fleetwood, 96, passed away peacefully February 21, 2019, at her home in Sun Lakes, Arizona, surrounded by her devoted children following a brief illness. Born on a ranch on July 18, 1922, in Tokio, Terry County, Texas, and raised on a farm in Eastern New Mexico, she was the…

Word of the Month

Bowdlerization David Zapatka Reading one of my favorite magazines recently, I came across an article titled “The Real Frankenstein and Its Author” by John Lauritsen. 2018 was the bicentennial of Frankenstein, the most famous work of English Romanticism. It was published anonymously on January 1, 1818. To commemorate the anniversary of its first publication, events…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There are two main industry shows that showcase about five football field-size rooms of home improvement products every year, as well as training from the best in the profession: the International Builder Show and the National Kitchen & Bath Show. Both have a panel of judges to determine the best, most innovative products…

Happy Anniversary

David and Sandy Mork David and Sandy Mork were married on March 1, 1969, in Richfield, Minnesota, during a blizzard. On March 1, 2019, they celebrated their 50-year wedding anniversary in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. They renewed their vows in both Spanish and English, surrounded by 50 friends from three countries. A reception was held afterward at…