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home : lifestyle : lifestyle today   September 28, 2016 

Happy trails - in a homemade trailer
Alex T. Paschal/The Telegraph via APGlenn Wallin and wife Opal Wallin show off the yet unfinished “Spirit of 66” Teardrop camper trailer he built at his home in Dixon. Glenn has built 14 camper trailers since picking up the hobby eight years ago. Opal fashions the seat cushions and curtains. Each camper is designed with its own unique theme, and the couple takes it for a trial run before putting it up for sale.
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Glenn Wallin and wife Opal Wallin show off the yet unfinished “Spirit of 66” Teardrop camper trailer he built at his home in Dixon. Glenn has built 14 camper trailers since picking up the hobby eight years ago. Opal fashions the seat cushions and curtains. Each camper is designed with its own unique theme, and the couple takes it for a trial run before putting it up for sale.
Dixon native Glenn Wallin Sr. always has had a knack for building things.
Monday, September 26, 2016

Column: How a cookbook can make you sentimental - and hungry
Remember when you were a little kid sitting on the tree swing, and your feet didn’t touch the ground, so you couldn’t get going?
That is how I feel today, like my feet don’t touch the ground and I can’t get going.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Mr. and Mrs. Carlo (Elizabeth) Olivero; 65 years
Mr. and Mrs. Carlo (Elizabeth) Olivero of Dalzell celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner hosted by some of their children, nephews and friends on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Friday, September 23, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. James (Virginia) Sadnick
Mr. and Mrs. James (Virginia) Sadnick of Oglesby will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday.
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Terrill (Carole) Janes
Mr. and Mrs. Terrill (Carole) Janes of Dixon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday.
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Glory days remembered
L-P class of 1942 and friends share their stories
Monday, September 19, 2016

Inter-continental Pen Pals reconnect after 30 years
In 1974, back when letters and pen pals were things kids had actually heard of, Kris Snell of LaMoille — then sixth-grader Kris McClenning of Granville — paid 50 cents to get a pen pal.
Monday, September 12, 2016

La Salle native interviewed at West Point Center for Oral History
This U.S. Army journalist and historian provided insight for cadets to have on the record.
Monday, September 12, 2016

Column: Uneven crops and a tomato platter that's to die for
“When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore,” is the song that was pouring out the opened patio doors as Dean Martin’s recording played.
It was grape-picking time under the pergola at “Villa Nando.”

Monday, September 12, 2016

Column: Pickling time and old cookbooks
The gardens have really produced; however, the cucumber plants and the squash plants have had their day in the sun and I would think that many of you are feverishly doing the pickling thing, which brought me to thumb through several books for pickling recipes.
Monday, September 5, 2016

Book review: 'The Girl on the Train' is no 'Gone Girl'
I don’t necessarily follow a strict format for this column — I don’t choose only brand-new titles or best sellers — more often than not, I prefer to just share something that I happen to be reading that I like.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016


 

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