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 Louise Sorel as android Rayna with William Shatner in the 1969 Star Trek episode "Requiem for Methuselah."  NBC screen shot
Like many other actresses who guest-starred on a single episode of the original “Star Trek” series, Louise Sorel’s career extended beyond the Trek universe. “I didn’t watch a lot of television back in the 60s so knew little about shows such as Star Trek,” recalled Sorel from her home in New York...
Keep your pet on green grass, not hot pavement if you are outside on a hot day. Public domain photo
DEAR PET TALK: How do you know if the pavement is too hot for your dogs to walk on during the summer? — Dog lover ——— DEAR DOG LOVER: Simple test: Hold the back of your hand on the pavement for 10 seconds. If it’s too hot for your hand, it’s too hot for your dog’s paws, which are fragile,...
This writer has been trying to take a Massachusetts Hunter Education Course for nearly five years. The delay and difficulty is not due to anything the Hunter Ed Program can be faulted for but rather the fact that every time they have notified me of a scheduled class my life has presented a...
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Kathy Morris of Royalston conducts an informative program about wheat weaving. Also above, one of her creations.  Photo by Phyllis Booth
Kathy Morris of Royalston, after being fully committed to a career in highly specialized advanced science, has developed an interest in two distinct aspects of fiber arts and crafts — the historic palm leaf hat industry and her own creation of artistic wheat weavings. I never heard of wheat...
The U.S. Mint will debut the proof version of its one-ounce gold Buffalo/Indian Head coin on May 11. This will be sold in special packaging at a premium over its bullion value. To order coins from the U.S. Mint, visit their website at www.usmint.gov, or call 800-USA-MINT. There is a standard...
This image released by Disney shows the Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, left, and Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel in a scene from Marvel's "Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2."  Marvel Studios/Disney via AP
In 2014, Marvel put out ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ based on Marvel comic book characters. The movie was, like many other Marvel releases, widely popular setting up ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,’ released this past weekend, to be just as popular if not more.  This movie picks up where the first...
You have read in this space that October is my favorite month. The upland hunting season and the fall weather are something that I look forward to each year. The calendar opposite of October, May gives it a real run for the money and really offers so much for the sportsman to enjoy. Most...
Last week, “Pet Talk” interviewed Sigrid Warren of Sigi’s Wild Tails Wildlife Rescue, who told us how precarious life is for orphaned baby squirrels. In the week since, she’s taken in some baby squirrels and an injured baby rabbit. Clearly, spring is the season for small animals to be at risk for...
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