Bluebird of Happiness: Tauna D. Larsen
On a shelf in my kitchen sits a small glass bluebird called, “The bluebird of happiness.” It is a gift given by Tauna DeGraw Larsen and her mother, Maxine Himmelberger to the graduates, newlyweds, ...
Pumpkin is not just for pie anymore
During the fall and winter seasons, pumpkins often make an appearance from the maniacal face carved into them for Halloween; to the slice of pie decorating a dessert plate at a holiday meal.
Local quilts to new mothers in Africa
Members of the Grayson Country Quilters Guild from Blanding and surrounding area recently donated baby quilts and receiving blankets for delivery to the Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital Birthing W...
Rodeo matches mascots
SportShorts has always had a fascination with mascots, as evidenced by the favorite fictional Workin’ LaVerkins. Isn’t it interesting that Monticello and San Juan High schools are the Buckaroos an...
Good food, not fast food, at the Patio
In the late 1950s, an A&W opened up in Blanding, with a secondary franchise in Monticello. While the Monticello location went bust after only two years due to lack of business; the Blanding locatio...