Native Soil Farm writes:
A neighbor gave me some seeds last year that he saved for over 20 years because he could not find them anymore.
Then: I was inspired to make some lacto-fermented pickled peppers...
Native soil Farm is on Facebook, link here.
*Correction: Oregon Trail marker Rededication Ceremony by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Sacajawea Chapter is actually 1 p.m. September 27. Yesterday’s Column incorrectly listed the event as September 21. The Other Toledo regrets any inconvenience occasioned by this error.
Toledo School District posts special thanks to Dick Sorenson and Jeff Davis for their work on the baseball fields, Facebook link here.
Attendance awareness Month continues: Students who are chronically absent in any year of high school are 7.4X more likely to drop out. Link to details on Facebook page here.
Thursday: Toledo School District Board of Directors meet 7 p.m. third Thursdays monthly at Toledo Middle School Library. Website page direct link here includes current agenda.
Reminder: Slated for September 21, Citizens For Better Schools will meet 6 p.m. at Toledo Fire Department Main Station, 150 North Second.
Tech Tuesday: Kudos to A Grey Area Computer Repair for exorcizing the virus from The Otter’s laptop, his daily driver, in a matter of hours - and at a great price! Another reason to Buy Local.
Special thanks for saving me from a nothing-but-trouble upgrade by posting this article from Consumer Reports on the Samsung Galaxy Note7.
And this article link on the NSA hacking your TV to watch you. Better wear pajamas. Years back there lived a “crazy lady” in our neighborhood who was convinced the Government was watching us through our televisions. How wry.
A Grey Area Computer Repair is on Facebook here.
Trusted source How-To Geek posts this article: How to Disable All of Windows 10’s Built-in Advertising.
This Free Course Teaches You Everything You Need to Know About Digital Photography from Lifehacker, featuring former Stanford professor and Google teacher Marc Levoy.
PCmag.com compares top (paid) password managers for 2016 in this article: The Best Password Managers of 2016.
My frugal nature favors the lesser-known free one offered by Master Lock Vault, a familiar name in security, here, for anyone who hasn’t adopted a formula or system.
What? Try “label+year.” Like: “photos2014” or “member2016.” Even if you’re required to update annually, or you haven’t used a website in a long time, you might be off on the year so you can count back until you hit the correct one (then update it). This method saves me the trouble of remembering passwords.
Wednesday: Toledo Park Board meets 3 p.m. second Wednesdays monthly at Toledo City Council Chambers. Public invited. Contact email@example.com or call (360)864-4564. Website here.
And: Cindy Quick and Kathy Tyner share tips and techniques on knitting, crocheting and needlework 3-5 p.m. alternate Wednesdays. On Facebook here or call (360)864-4247.
Plus: Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a cake-and-ice-cream affair second Wednesdays, potluck fourth Wednesdays. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. Contact Sandy Bickar, (360)864-2601.
Emily Owen writes: We have arrived home! A huge thank you to everyone… Check out frequent updates and progress reports on the young Morgan/Owen family following Jake and Helen’s accident August 19, share your prayers and wishes on their GoFundMe campaign page here.
September 30 Benefit Spaghetti Dinner and Auction will be held 4-10 p.m. at Toledo High School for the Morgan/Owen family.
Contact Catrina Mathis, firstname.lastname@example.org about dinner.
Contact Coordinator Brandi Devine, email@example.com to get involved with the auction.
Photos from TOT archives unless otherwise noted.
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