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Follow The Old Maps

LightGrams October 17, 2019 Volume 23, Number 33 One feature of the vehicle I drive is a glove compartment. I’ll have to confess, however, that there are no gloves in that compartment. Neither will you find what used to be a necessity in years gone by – maps. My navigation now comes from either a…

A Letter From The Past

LightGrams July 18, 2019 Volume 23, Number 26 Three things stood out to Kim Draper as she looked at the envelope left in her mailbox. The most obvious was that it was addressed to someone else; but then she saw that the address was for the house in which she lives. The second fact was…

Icing On The Cake

LightGrams June 6, 2019 Volume 23, Number 21 What is a cake without icing? True, there are some exceptions, but I’m partial to cakes that have a layer of icing on top. There are many types of icing: buttercream, fondant, cream cheese, whipped cream, etc., and they all have their respective fan clubs. But what…

World’s Largest Maze

LightGrams March 7, 2019 Volume 23, Number 10 When autumn arrives and the frost is on the pumpkin, you can expect to start hearing about corn mazes opening to the public. It’s ironic, don’t you think, that the plant also known as “maize” has led to this cool-weather activity? (A maize maze?) What happens, though,…

A Valuable Story

LightGrams February 14 2019 Volume 23, Number 7 Cathy McAllister was just doing her job, the same as she had been doing for the past six years. She volunteers her time in Phoenix, Arizona going through donated books that ultimately are sold at the state fair for charities. When she came to a copy of…

Broken Mirrors

LightGrams November 2, 2017 Volume 21, Number 38 Those who are superstitious will quickly affirm the horror of a broken mirror. It’s sure to be followed by seven years of bad luck. One Internet site claims the belief extends back to Roman times. If it were true, we’d all be taking far better care of…

Sniffing Out Fake News

LightGrams September 7, 2017 Volume 21, Number 30 A story carried by the Associated Press on August 31, 2017 notes that two professors at Penn State University have been awarded $300,000 in grants from the National Science Foundation.  The grants will help fund a project in which the professors hope to develop programs that “will…

A Voice Still Speaking

LightGrams May 11, 2017 Volume 21, Number 16 The letter Melissa Fahy found in a gap under the stairs of her Westfield, New Jersey home was an old one.  Written by a woman named Virginia to her husband, a sailor in the Norwegian Navy, it was postmarked May 1945.  The letter was filled with love…