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Scrabble (game)

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  • Start the revolution, but first, a joke

    Start the revolution, but first, a joke
    My mom nearly started a revolt at her assisted living facility. She called me at work recently, upset that a water cooler had disappeared from the dining room. Having been led to believe that it was not coming back, she and another resident conspired...
  • New study gives insight into resistance to Alzheimer's

     New study gives insight into resistance to Alzheimer's
    Everyone will exhibit some kind of cognitive decline with advancing years. But the idea that we can shield ourselves from the most devastating brain diseases,Alzheimer's disease and dementia, is an intriguing prospect and an area of great interest to...
  • Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit Dec. 13, 1919-July 13, 2012

    Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit July 13, 2012 Beloved wife and mother, Marion Elizabeth McKenzie Petit died at the age of 92 in La Canada, California. She was born to J. Wallace McKenzie and Wilhelmina Fitger McKenzie on December 13, 1919, in Great Falls,...
  • 'Qwerty' review: Angriest rom-com ever?

    'Qwerty' review: Angriest rom-com ever?
    *1/2 (out of four) To each their own and all, but the Chicago-made romantic comedy “Qwerty” possesses a pretty warped perception of behavior that could be regarded as charming. When Scrabble devotee Zoe (Dana Pupkin) calls her boyfriend...
  • Dark humor marks best in show

    Dark humor marks best in show
    Start with the mischievous humor found inDr. Seuss' children's books. Then blend in the edginess of Grimms' fairy tales and the darkness of illustrator Edward Gorey. Toss in the subterranean craziness of "Alice in Wonderland" and you might start to...
  • Relevant Christianity: The first move

    A relaxing but challenging way to spend an evening is playing Scrabble or chess. The idea is to get the best words first or make the best moves and win the game. Sometimes we see the message of the Gospel as a game of chess. The person hearing it...
  • Exercise improves memory, enhances mood

    Exercise improves memory, enhances mood
    Dear Pharmacist: I'm going through a lot right now. This year, my New Years' resolution is to exercise more, hoping to take my mind off everything. My schedule only allows me to go to the gym twice per week. Will this help me feel better, in terms of...
  • Cupcakes and kindness at the center of 'Wee-Pie'

    Cupcakes and kindness at the center of 'Wee-Pie'
    Baking as an act of redemption and reinvention has cropped up rather frequently in the American cultural landscape recently — think Keri Russell as an abused wife who finds her purpose in pies in "Waitress" or Kristen Wiig's thwarted bakery owner in...
  • Scrabble brings strangers together in Roanoke County

    Scrabble brings strangers together in Roanoke County
    Once called the world's leading word game, each hour more than 30 thousand games of Scrabble get started.  In Roanoke County, the popularity is also growing and bringing complete strangers together. Every second Tuesday, from 6:30pm-8:45pm, the South...
  • QUIZ: Pair up with movie couples

    Does your romantic relationship contain the elements of classic fiction, à la “Anna Karenina”? Or can its emotional landscape be spelled out using the tiles from a game of Internet Scrabble of the kind that Paul Rudd plays in “This Is...
  • Solveig Albertson Dahl August 10, 1927 - December 20, 2012

    Solveig Albertson Dahl August 10, 1927 - December 20, 2012
    After a brief bout with cancer, Solveig Albertson Dahl passed away December 20, 2012 in her San Luis Obispo home, surrounded by her five loving children. Born August 10, 1927 in Fargo, North Dakota, she was a longtime resident of Glendale, where she...
  • Homeless man living in a tent hits it big with a scratch-off

    Homeless man living in a tent hits it big with a scratch-off
    Good things hardly ever happen to homeless men. They live in all sorts of places, some under viaducts and bridges, others in cardboard boxes, in fields or under trees in the summertime. But this is about a homeless man and a good thing. He lives in...