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High Tea & Fashion Show Aug. 30

on July 22, 2014 - 6:38am

Photo by TK Thompson

TOTH News:

Tickets are on sale now for the High Tea and Fashion Show 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church, 2900 Trinity Dr. in Kelly Hall Fashions from Shop on the Corner (Trinity on the Hill thrift shop), also silent auction with handmade items, gift certificates, time and talent donations, and more. 

Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under.

This Week's Science and Faith Event: How Christianity Laid Foundations for Scientific Revolution

on July 21, 2014 - 10:50am

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SCIENCE/FAITH News:

The upcoming Seeking Truth in Science and Faith talk and discussion will focuse on “How Christianity Laid the Foundations for the Scientific Revolution: Why Modern Science Emerged in Europe and Nowhere Else.”

The discussion and talk are 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 23 at United Church’s Craig Hall, 2525 Canyon Road. More than 40 people from pastors to mathematicians will participate. The presenter is Nelson Hoffman. Dinner is at 6 p.m., the presentation 6:30 p.m., and at 7 p.m., the discussion begins.

Many people view science and religion as being in

New Mexico Airlines Free Flight Winners Announced

on July 21, 2014 - 9:43am

New Mexico Airlines plane. Courtesy/NMA

COUNTY News:

Five lucky individuals were winners in July’s free flight giveaway contest for round trip flights on New Mexico Airlines, the company under contract to the County that provides commercial airline service between Los Alamos Airport and Albuquerque's Sunport.

Winners:

  • Joseph Baiardo;
  • Mary Barrus;
  • Steve Ciddio;
  • Opal Lee Gill; and
  • Clifford Hewitt.

The five winners were all awarded gift certificates for the free round trip flights after their names were selected in a random drawing held last week.

Individuals completed a short survey about

Los Alamos Farmers Market Features RZ's Bees

on July 21, 2014 - 8:17am

Beekeeper Ricardo Sanchez with his grandson Marcos Romero. Courtesy/LAFM

LAFM News:

Q&A with Los Alamos Farmers Market Manager Cindy Talamantes and beekeeper Ricardo Sanchez of RZ's Bees of San Juan Pueblo.

Talamantes: Ricardo when did you get started raising bees and why?

Ricardo S: I was introduced to beekeeping by my father-in-law, Robert (Bob) Hayes in 1980 and started keeping my own hives in Alcalde around 1987 since Bob would soon be physically unable to keep bees.

Talamantes: Did it start out a hobby or was it always intended to be a source of income?

Ricardo S: My interest

More than 40 Pastors to Mathematicians Participating in Wednesday's 'Seeking Truth in Science and Faith' Discussion of Evil

on July 15, 2014 - 10:01am

SCIENCE/FAITH News:

The “Seeking Truth in Science and Faith in Los Alamos" talk and discussion series will take on “Evil - From the Big Bang Until Today” as the topic under discussion at 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 at United Church’s Craig Hall, 2525 Canyon Road.

More than 40 people from pastors to mathematicians will participate. The presenter ia Eric Fairfield, Ph.D.

Dinner is at 6 p.m., the presentation 6:30 p.m., and at 7 p.m., the discussion begins.

The group will pull in information from cosmology, paleontology, anthropology, chemistry, physics, biology, genetics, and neuroscience,

Food on the Hill: Double Chocolate Brownies

on July 15, 2014 - 7:38am

"Food on the Hill" by Sue York

This Week's Recipe:

Double Chocolate Brownies

Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com

Ingredients:

1 cup flour (*high altitude)
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons water
2 cups (12oz) chocolate
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
3/4 cup walnuts
 
Directions:

You can get the high altitude flour at Walmart. It is higher in protein, and a finer grind. This was the first time I tried it, and I think it did well. I want to keep trying it in baked goods to see if it out performs bread flour.

Photo by Sue York/ladailypost.com

Combine flour,

Farmer’s Market 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday

on July 15, 2014 - 7:06am

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LAFM News:

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Mesa Public Library parking lot.

This week, there will be an abundance of organic produce, handmade items and specialty foods, including: carrots in three different colors/ apples/ celery/lettuces/ squash/ onions of every color/ peas/ peppers/ tomatoes/ potatoes/ egg plant/ squash blossoms/ cinnamon buns/ goat cheese spreads/ cow cheeses/ butter/ lavender body products/ cider snow cones/coffee/ ice teas/ vegetable drinks/ honey and honey sticks/ plums/ cherries/ fresh herbs/ vinegars/ jams/

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