Dear Sun Spots: My son is engaged to be married on July 17. He is interested in getting married outside at the beautiful Proctor’s Gardens on the Weld Road in Weld.

Unfortunately, we do not know how to contact them. Could you please find a telephone number to help us out? Thanks in advance. – Cindy Treadwell, Jay.

Ardene and Daphne’s daughter-in-law kindly provided the following phone number, (207) 585-2589, for you. The best of luck with your wedding plans.

Dear Sun Spots: I have a Brother sewing machine from 1966. If anyone has a sewing guide book for that year I would appreciate it. Please call (207) 783-1849 if you are willing to part with it. – Priscilla in Lewiston.

Dear Sun Spots: Since writing to Sun Spots a couple of months ago, I have tried to call Janice Myles. I get her answering machine but she never returns my calls. What is wrong? – No Name, No Town.

According to the Dec. 20 column: Miles was not available until after Dec. 1. If you are getting no response to the messages you leave, Sun Spots would recommend you find another psychic. Perhaps there are readers out there who may be able to assist you in your search.

Dear Sun Spots: On March 1 or 2, the Dr. Phil program provided an 888 phone number. The operator says it is no longer in use. On that day, a title for a CD was given as “Imagery for Relaxation” by Frank Lawlis. I do not see it on the Web site. And, I also question if one has to join the organization like a book of the month club so they can order one item. Any information please? – No Name, No Town.

Try contacting them via their Web site at or through their corporate offices at MINDBody Series, c/o Galilay Entertainment, 20501 Ventura Blvd. Suite 252, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, (818) 961-0204.

Dear Sun Spots: I am hoping one of your readers will be able to help me locate the recipe to make “Strombies.” I used to buy Strombies years ago when I lived in Bangor, at a small variety store on State Street, just a short distance before the Eastern Maine Medical Center. I believe the store was owned by a family by the name of Viola.

The “Strombies” were spooned into a hot dog roll, and though I recall ground hamburger was the main ingredient of this tasty concoction, I am at a complete loss as to what the rest of the ingredients and spices are.

I hope there is space in your column eventually to print my inquiry as I have searched a vast number of cookbooks, all to no avail. I’m hoping that maybe someone that reads your column might have the recipe or can suggest how I might contact someone that will share the recipe with me.

Thank you to anyone who can assist me. I can be reached at (207) 782-8021. – Harold Elliott, Auburn.

In addition to responses from readers, Sun Spots wonders if you mean “stromboli,” in which case you and your family might enjoy the following recipe:

Homemade Stromboli. Ingredients:
1½ packages dry yeast, 1 tablespoon sugar, 2 cups warm water (110 degrees), 1 tablespoon salt, 5 to 6 cups flour, 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon cold water.

Sauce: 16 ounces tomato sauce; 16 ounces mozzarella cheese; ½ pound pepperoni, sliced; ½ pound ham , sliced.

Method: 1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. 2. Add salt, sugar and half of the flour, mix well. 3. Add rest of flour, turn onto floured board and knead until smooth. 4. Place in buttered bowl. 5. Cover and let rise 1½ to 2 hours in warm place. Punch down, divide into 12 pieces for stromboli or shape into two loaves for bread. (6. If you are baking bread, cook for 30 minutes at 400 degrees.) 7. If you are making stromboli, roll out each piece of dough into a circle; place in center of each dough a few slices of ham, pepperoni, grated cheese and a little tomato sauce. Fold in half and pinch edges well to seal. 8. Brush with mixture of egg white and 1 tablespoon cold water. 9. Place on greased sheet pan. 10. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 400 degrees until lightly brown. 11. May be reheated. 12. Serve with extra tomato sauce to dip in.

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