Depending on the weather, you may have some children at home during the daytime this week.
A few weeks ago, I wrote an article that mentioned taking steps to care for your pets in case you die.
It's an ironic fact that more than two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered by water, yet there always seems to be a shortage in many places.
Valentine's Day is not only all about romance and significant others, but it is about reflecting on all of those whom you care for in your life such as siblings, parents, close friends and even pets.
It's almost Valentine's Day. Does the holiday make you think of roses, cards, conversation hearts or, if you're like me, chocolate?
They came from outer space. Of course, there was xenophobia to deal with, but they gradually became integrated into society and held many respectable roles, including police detectives.
The other day I made a wonderful discovery: Chloe and Cole were diligently working on improving their handwriting skills.
Buying gasoline for less than $2 a gallon has been nice. Sooner or later, prices will rise again, and thoughts about saving gas are going to return.
As in the years past, the winners are rated as the No. 1 superior ornamental plants for use in Georgia in the residential landscape.
In 10 days, we fall into one of those holidays that must be subsidized by the flower, greeting card and candy companies - St. Valentine's Day.
With the usual popular New Year's resolution to lose weight and get in shape comes shopping for the proper attire to wear to the gym, your home treadmill, outside, etc.
Some scenes in last week's news look familiar.
If you have a toothache, you're using them. If you stub your toe, you're using them.
Over time the soil beneath our lawns can become as hard as a brick due to soil compaction. This reduces pore space and increases soil density, resulting in problems for any gardener.
You might not know this, but in addition to being a foodie, I am also a wedding planner.
I subscribe to an online wine news service that delivers a couple of times a week some fascinating stories or statistics about happenings in the giddy world of wine. I'm passing along some condensed versions with my own comments.
May way, ye scurvy dogs!
Conditions like the record-breaking blasts of cold air during much of February make us dream of warmer weather.
As turf grass areas occasionally begin to thin out, moss and algae begin to form because conditions for growing dense, healthy turf have declined.
Busy work schedules, hectic family life, late-night television, electronics and other stimulants get in the way of our daily sleep. Therefore, most people sleep when work and family life permits.
When Amy came home, she got the mail out of the mailbox and laid it on the couch when she walked in the door.
Violence against others, be they a female, male, dog, cat or salamander, is never desirable.
Complaining about nature's quirks, and the disasters that come with them, is a popular pastime. But in spite of some of the troubles North Georgia has experienced in the past, it's realistic to say that we live in a very sheltered part of the world.
I recently treated a patient who described a long series of problems from the past year. They included weight gain/loss, leg swelling, shortness of breath when walking up stairs, "butterflies fluttering" in her chest and sometimes having to sleep in her recliner to breathe.
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