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Keep contacts for emergencies in a safe place

Dear Heloise: Recently a friend of mine passed away, and thankfully, she left behind her address book with the names and numbers of her other friends and family. Having a cellphone that stores contact information is great, but not everyone has one. My friend didn't, but her address book was on her desk in plain sight, making it possible for her family to be contacted. I would urge other people to be sure their contacts can be found easily in case of an emergency. -- Lois in CaliforniaA LA WHAT?

Dear Heloise: Recently a friend of mine passed away, and thankfully, she left behind her address book with the names and numbers of her other friends and family.-- Lois in California Dear Heloise: I'm out of college now, in my first apartment and cooking for myself.-- Heloise Dear Heloise: My grandmother made a lovely Christening gown and I want to store it, but I'm so worried that it will yellow over time.-- Heloise Dear Heloise: Giving the elderly the following can make their lives much easier: * Jar opener -- pickle and jelly jars are very hard to open and require a grip some of us no longer have.

-- Mike in Louisiana Mike, "a la king" describes a recipe that is prepared in a rich cream sauce (chicken a la king being the most popular) with mushrooms, pimentos or green pepper.My friend didn't, but her address book was on her desk in plain sight, making it possible for her family to be contacted.

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