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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, June 13, 2012 "~ 51~ POEM OF THE WEEK American Life in Poetry Ted Kooser U.S. Poet Laureate Though most of us are not formally known as diplomats, many of us learn to be experts at domestic diplomacy, and the sorts of complex negotia- tions we find ourselves in can require a lot of patience. Here's Dan Gerber, who lives in California, showing us some of that .......... Marriage When yQu are angry it's your gentle self I love until that's who you are. In any case, I can't love this anger any more than I can warm my heart with ice. I go on loving your smile till it finds its way back to your face. --Dan Gerber Poem copyright 2011 by Dan Gerber American Life in Poetry is made possible by The Poetry Founda- tion (poetryfoundation.org), publisher of Poetry magazine. REPLACING or REPAIRING: DOORS TRIM WINDOWS PLUMBING ROOFING ELECTRICAL If it's something we can't fix, we'll find somebody who can. CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 m General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 Have an announcement?. send it here: dfragnoli @plumasnews.com Subscribe, call: 283-0800 257-5321 284-7800 258-3115 832-4646 Do you love your jeans? The Kentucky Mine Museum is inviting visitors to enter to win a free guided family tour and mine keepsake when they drop by to see the 100-plus- year-old jeans on display. Whether your blue jeans have holes in the knees or rhinestones on the pockets, they are probably your go-to clothing option for just about any occasion. And there's a good reason we all love our blue jeans. They're comfort- able, especially after you've broken them in for a year or A pair of Levi Strauss blue jeans on display at the Kentucky Mine Museum dates back to around 1908. Visitors can share their favorite jeans story in a new contest. Photo courtesy Kentucky Mine Museum IU st two, they seem to last forever the pockets of the work And that brings us to the "My (the more holes and rips the pants. Blue Jeans" contest. Just better) and no matter what The Kentucky Mine Muse- email a photo of your l ,vorite shape your body's in there's a um is fortunate to have ajeans to museum@kehtucky pair of jeans made just for pair Of Levi Strauss jeans on mine.org, or mail your photo you! display that date to around to KentuckY Mine, P.O. Box Jeans have become fash- 1908, which is the date on a 260, Sierra City, CA 96125 be- ion icons. But it's a far cry telegram found in the jeans' fore Aug. 1, and you could from their humble begin- pocket. Levi's were win a special guided tour for nings in the mining camps of found in the walls of the Bet- your family at the Kentucky California. In 1853 Levi terncourt House located inMine and a commemorative Strauss and his brother-in- Sierra City. They had beenkeepsake. law opened a dry goods busi- carefully patched and wellJudges will be lookii3g for ness providing supplies to worn. The pair is among a jeans that are unique and the miners including very small number of Levi's ha e a story to tell, provided "britches." They often heard in existence dating to theby you.You can also drop off the miners complaining early 1900s. your "My Blue Jeans" photo about how easily their cot- So here we are, over 150 entry at the Kentucky Mitre ton britches tore and the years later, and jeans have be- and Museum located on High. pockets "split right out." come one of the most popular way 49 near Sierra City, and Levi decided to make a clothing choices in the world while you're there be certain rugged overall trouser using being worn by presidentialto take a look at the 1908 pair a more durable fabric, later candidates, rodeo contestants of Levi's. For more infonna- known as denim, and he re- ,and toddlers. Chances aretion about the contest or ceived a patent for using you're wearing a pair of blue Kentucky Mine and Museum copper rivets to strengthen jeans while reading this article, hours call 836-1310. State-of-the-art facility for your Open from 10 am to 4 pm, Mort. * DOG BOARDING FACILITY * pet, offering climate controlled indoor runs with a year-round fenced outdoor exercise yard. thin Sat. (530) 832-4727 Proceeds from the boarding facility benefit the High Sierra Re,cue oper.tum Hi. my name is Skye. I got my name from my beautiful sky blue eyes. 1 am a young Cattl6 dog cross. If you are familiar with this breed, then you know that ' am somewhat of a "busy" girl. I was told by my former owner that I. am very sweet. I love to please my people, and that I am a very responsive girl to what is asked of me. 1 am active, very friendly to those I know. and I have been good with other dogs. 1 am respectful of eats. and 1 do well with older children. If these are the characteristics that you have been looking for. then I ~obviously am the girl for you. If that is the case. then call High Sierra Animal Rescue and ask about me, Breed: Cattle Dog (mix) Age: 1 yr Gender: Female Altered: Yes Color: White Size:51.6 Ibs. Ref. #2214 Current on shots HII my name is Quest. a male Queensland Heeler and am 2 years old am a very friendly and like to gets lots of attention. 1 love to be stroked on my back and seek additional attention I have soft eyes and a soft body. If you would like a good dog that needs T.L.C. in your famib, please contact High Sierra Animal Rescue and ~~z~~i 7'~" ;,~:,: