Extension offices around Northeast Georgia have been buzzing with calls about all sorts of problems and issues, but the one problem high on the list is millipedes in the house.
Whatever charms turned the musical "Jersey Boys" into a Tony-winning Broadway hit are sorely missed in Clint Eastwood's tone-deaf corpse of a movie.
It's an easy season to include more fruits and vegetables in your daily routine. Whether it's a salad or smoothie, garden produce offers a variety of recipe possibilities.
Tomorrow, May 19, begins National Dog Bite Awareness week. Like most dates of celebration, it serves as a means to promote something we should remember year-round.
Summer starts a few days from now.
It's time to start scouting your warm season vegetables for insect and disease issues.
You thought it was tricky to train a dragon?
Father's Day is Sunday. So I thought it might be a good time to reflect on just how important it is to honor these men in our lives.
I am not a people doctor. Some people might even tell you I am not a people person. So please take this with a grain of salt.
Chloe's really big into equality lately. She not into voting rights or even human rights, but her rights. Her rights to have the exact same thing of everything Cole has or receives.
There's something to be said for giving even tiny tykes a good, old-fashioned fright in the name of good, clean fun. But Disney's "Maleficent" still feels like a sour miscalculation on somebody's part.
"Do aerators really work?" is a question I hear frequently.
Last week, I passed the six-month mark since I quit smoking. To be exact, it has been 189 days without a cigarettes.
You've seen it on television or in movies. The injured individual, possibly deceased, and someone with a light shines it in their eyes to check the pupils. But what does it really mean?
Chloe went to the dentist to have her teeth cleaned. No big deal. We've done it several times before and she's always gotten good check-ups.
Around this time of year, I begin sending out applications to individuals interested in taking our Georgia Master Gardener classes at the Hall County Extension office.
Last week was a sad one in Hollywood. One day after comedian Robin Williams was found dead, legendary actress Lauren Bacall died.
Last week, we lost a comedic icon. The death of Robin Williams is a bitter ending to a man who delighted millions through entertainment.
I admit it. I was different than most of the other kids.
The word "fire" strikes fear in homeowners. Rightfully so: Between Jan. 1 and Aug. 7, 1,513 people in the U.S. died in house fires, including 57 Georgia residents (www.usfa.fema.gov).
Chloe is at a stage right now where she won't listen to anything I tell her to do.
The following is a true story. Names have been omitted to protect the innocent, as well as the less-than-innocent.
One man or woman's cute and cuddly critter is another person's pest. Or sometimes what begins as a cute animal turns into a pest after it eats your prize-winning roses or caused $1,000 in damage to the garage or attic.
It's that time again. The school year has officially begun, which means early, hurried mornings, school supply lists and dents in your wallet for lunch money. Oh joy!
Gentlemen, masochists that we are, we struggle out into the North Georgia summer heat and humidity to battle with that masculine dragon - the grill.
The time is nigh and fantasy football approaches!
Colors change with the light. This was an issue recently when a friend was having a vintage Porsche repainted, and the shade of ivory just didn't look right.
In the Southern climate, gardeners have a second chance to replant, add new plants and harvest vegetables as fall nears.
Hot wings, dips and other snacks are main parts of the high school, college and professional football season for fans.
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