Two participants from the Bittersweet Farms program in Whitehouse made waves at the first ever Special Olympics Ohio Winter Games held in Bowling Green. Beth Meier, a state-level swimmer and skier, won one gold medal and two bronze medals as part of the Games’ swimming events. Matt Pierson, a member of the Lucas County D4 basketball team, earned a bronze medal for his team’s efforts in the State basketball tournament. Beth and Matt both are part of the Bittersweet Farms community which provides individuals on the autism spectrum a chance to work in an agricultural environment.
Changing communications with COVID-19 You’ve texted (and occasionally even Face-timed) your friends, children and grandchildren countless times, and perhaps you have participated in an occasional Zoom event. But those modes of communication just don’t replace the face-to-face time and personal contacts that have been removed from our lives due to the pandemic. But, technology may
After a lazy summer soaking in the sun, gardening and afternoon swims, let’s look forward to the joys of changing seasons. Approaching the time of pumpkin patches and chrysanthemums, cinnamon donuts and cider, changing leaves and crisp air — fall means a trip on the open road to witness the changes across the countryside. We
PESTO Pesto is the single best use of our huge basil plants! It is easy, delicious, and easily adapted. We are giving our basic recipe, suggesting changes and mentioning a few uses for Pesto. Recipe 2-3 big handfuls of clean basil leaves ⅓ C. Toasted pine nuts ½ C. Parmesan cheese 1 clove of garlic,
The desire to learn never really goes away, no matter how old you are. Whether learning and training in a new skill or simply finding out more about a new topic, human curiosity endures. Older adults have a plethora of ways to satisfy that urge— both at home and in the classroom. With a rise