If you are a typical American wine drinker, chances are very good your first choice in wines is not from Germany.
I love to grill. Hamburgers, hotdogs, steaks, chicken, fish - if I could grill soup, I probably would.
Driving through Hall County, you probably don't expect a huge hole to suddenly open up and swallow your car. But Florida residents are familiar with this scary phenomenon. It also happened in Chicago 10 days ago when the pavement buckled and three automobiles went down 10 feet into a gaping sinkhole.
Good food is a key part of warm weather gatherings for holidays such as Memorial Day and area outdoor events such as festivals and concerts.
Arguably, one of the most coveted professions is being a performer or public figure in show business. Nearly every little girl wants to grow up to be an actress, a dancer, a model or a singer. Many boys aspire to be action stars in movies and on television.
The all-American storm is in season again. No other country in the world has common outbreaks of tornadoes the way the United States does.
There is a developing trend to grow our own food in our gardens and landscapes. We tend to hear a lot about growing vegetables such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and such. Why not grow fruits as well?
If the warm temperatures and abundance of azalea blooms were not enough to clue you in that spring is here, the itchy eyes and sinus pressure definitely have done so.
We all make mistakes, don't we? Sometimes those mistakes cause messes. Some of those messes are like chocolate syrup on the kitchen floor - it's messy, but relatively easy to clean up. Other messes are like toothpaste in the carpet - it's messy, and no matter how much you try to clean it up, it only gets worse. Last night, I went into Cole's room. I noticed a small spot on his carpet. It was ...
Living healthy begins with eating healthy food. Last week's "Farm To Table" workshop at Georgia Southern University demonstrated excellent ways in which chemicals-free fruits and vegetables can be produced in urban settings.
What do local farming, youth development, nutrition education and radon have in common? The answer is Hall County Cooperative Extension.
It's not too early to plan for Mother's Day, especially if a family meal is involved.
The big news in the literary world this week has been Amazon's acquisition of Goodreads, the world's largest book sharing and recommendations website.
The sea ice in the Arctic is dwindling. NASA just posted images of a gigantic crack in the frozen cover.
My son-in-law and my oldest grandson drive me nuts (they argue that for me it's a short walk). They must have the latest electronic gadgets - iPads, iPhones, iPods, Nooks, Kindles, smart phones, smarter phones ... stuff I've never heard of, and never will understand.
If you have a creative side and have some room to plant flowers, cutting gardens can be a fun and rewarding way to surround one's self with beautiful flowers indoors as well as outdoors for parties.
Spirits were high but clouds hung low during graduation ceremonies on the Brenau campus a week ago. Commenting on the light rain that was falling, Brenau President Ed Schrader said, jokingly, "according to the weather radar on my computer, these rain clouds don't exist."
The front door of our church doesn't have a doorknob. Instead, it has a handle with a small thumb latch above it. To open the door, you have to depress the thumb latch until it clicks and pull. That's all. Easy, right?
In Suzanne Young's latest novel, "The Program," an inexplicable epidemic is causing teenagers around the world to commit suicide at a frightening rate. No one can seem to pinpoint what is causing this fatal behavior, but the government has implemented the Program to combat it.
Our student volunteers were working hard last week, dragging huge piles of privet cuttings and other shrubs down the slope toward the power chipper. More helpers were bringing plant debris out of the bamboo forest, that unique environment at the end of the Brenau campus where bamboo, planted in the 1930s, has grown into huge trees.
Storm water is something we don't think too much about on a day-to-day basis.
Recycling is all the rage, from aluminum cans and newspapers to plastic bottles and bags. But did you know you can recycle in your lawn?
The 2013 Georgia Gold Medal Plants have been selected and as in years past, the winners are rated as No. 1 superior ornamental plants for use in the residential landscape.
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