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National Popcorn Day

By Mary Friedel-Hunt

Last Saturday, Jan. 19, with hardly a soul knowing about it, we celebrated National Popcorn Day. Now, popcorn may not be the most important thing to celebrate, but for me, popcorn carries with it happy memories.

When I was growing up, our family would have popcorn nights. We would play Canasta and a few rounds of Fish until my little sister got old enough to join the Canasta games. We also played Monopoly. The best part of those evenings, however, was when we all got in the kitchen and made a roasting pan full of popcorn.

The old popper was a stand-alone that plugged into the wall. The top had a handle sticking out of it and once we put the

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 4:57 PM

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