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Unitarian Church Sponsors Community Seed Swap

on January 28, 2015 - 10:52am

UCLA News:

The Unitarian Church of Los Alamos (UCLA) is sponsoring a community-wide seed swap beginning the first Sunday of February and continuing through the spring, for as long as seeds last.

A table will be set out in the shady section of the foyer just inside the front doors, and packets of seeds, donated by church members and friends, will be available for free for any interested community gardeners. Attendees need not bring seeds of their own to participate, although they are welcome to leave  seeds for others to use.

Envelopes, labels and writing materials will be provided to the

How the Hen House Turns: Chickens, Dogs and Retirement

on January 28, 2015 - 7:42am
How the Hen House Turns:
Chickens, Dogs and Retirement
By Carolyn A. (Cary) Neeper, Ph. D.

In retirement communities, residents are usually encouraged to have pets, but they must weigh no more than 25 pounds. Guinea pigs and chinchillas are nice, friendly choices. They don’t have to be walked, nor let out like cats, but they do add to one’s housekeeping chores.

Gwendolyn, my Americauna hen, weighed less than 25 pounds, and our kind director said I could bring her here to California.

Food on the Hill: Burns Night and Scotch Eggs

on January 27, 2015 - 9:30am
Food on the Hill
This Week's Recipe: Scotch Eggs
Photo by Felicia Orth

“Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great Chieftan o' the Puddin-race!

Aboon them a' ye tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm:

Weel are ye wordy of a grace As lang's my arm.”

The national poet of Scotland, Robert Burns, wrote these words as part of an ode to a haggis in 1786. Haggis is a seasoned pudding of sheep or beef organ meats, onions and oatmeal boiled in a stomach casing.

Cowboy Breakfast With All The Fixins Sunday

on January 27, 2015 - 6:54am

Smart Design With Suzette: 2015 Color of the Year

on January 25, 2015 - 11:42am
Smart Design with Suzette
2015 Color of the Year

Pantone LLC, a subsidiary of X-Rite, announced Marsala, an earthy wine red, as the Color of the Year for 2015. X-Rite is a global leader in color science and technology.

What does this mean? This means you will see this hue everywhere, from the runways, to make up, to interior design.


Courtesy photo
“Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us in to its embracing warmth,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of Pantone Color Institute.

Zia Realty Group's Featured Homes & Properties

on January 25, 2015 - 11:38am
One of Zia Realty Group's Featured Homes
293 Connie Ave.  $194,900
Listing Agent Carrie Montoya-Pegg
Click HERE to learn more.

TOTH: Come On Down!

on January 22, 2015 - 11:44am
Map of the Old Testament world. Courtesy/
Come On Down!
By Lisa Rothrock

Come on down and join us this Sunday evening, Jan. 25, at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, for our Contemporary Worship Service, where seminarian Laurie Triplett will be teaching on why Christians believe the Old Testament.

Also, be sure to attend as we bless and say farewell to our awesome guitarist and vocalist, Jason Osborn — he will be heading to boot camp for the National Guard. We will truly miss him (but the good news is that he will be returning this summer)!

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