When I asked my kids what they wanted for Christmas this year, they sent me Google Docs with website links. This is a far cry from the days when we planted a seed before they went to visit Santa Claus. I knew I could find their gifts at local stores and that I could get $15 for every $50 I spent at Kohl’s.
As if colds, influenza and other respiratory infections weren’t enough to make Minnesotans ill in winter, this is also the time of year when digestive tract illness caused by a family of germs known as noroviruses tend to increase. This year, norovirus seems to be hitting the state especially hard.
The senior menu for the week of Dec. 22-26 includes: Monday, meatballs in brown gravy; Tuesday, lemon pepper Tilapia, or chicken breast; Wednesday (Christmas Eve), site closed; Thursday (Christmas Day), site closed; Friday, barbecue beef riblet, or salt-reduced pork riblet.