I'm not much of a TV watcher. So when I take the time to sit down and watch a TV show, I want to be able to see it.
Fall is the season for enjoying colors in North Georgia. But it's not just the colors of tree leaves that are changing. The sky shows a much greater variety of hues than we get at other times of the year.
As my favorite holiday, Halloween, is swiftly approaching, I know I'm not the only one getting in the mood for spooky stories and fright-fest films.
In this country, the automobile is the most common form of transportation. You don't need to go far to observe the problems that come with it.
Putting plants in the ground is something I think we have all done in our lives. Most people get a sense of satisfaction by taking a bare flower bed or yard and adding trees, flowers and shrubs.
I keep a small bottle of mouthwash in my truck. One night, Cole was riding in the truck with me and decided to check out his surroundings. He looked at the newspaper I had sitting on the seat. He scrutinized a CD case. Then he reached over and picked up the bottle of mouthwash.
Adapted from Georgia FACES News Service. Written by Sharon Dowdy, News Editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
With the advent of user-friendly websites such as Blogger and Wordpress, just about everyone at one time or another has created an online blog. It is an easy way for people to share their experiences, their interests, and their opinions on a worldwide scale.
When you look at the most common type of air conditioning system used in homes, you see a conspicuous part of it outside. That's the condenser. Its job is to take the heat delivered to it from inside the house, and vent it off into the atmosphere.
Now that we are in October and leaves are beginning to change, I can finally say it is beginning to feel more like fall. The change in the weather is good for the spirit after a long, hot summer.
Improving our community through partnership and education - that is what Hall County Cooperative Extension does.
When wine drinkers chat about the great red wine grapes from Italy, two names leap to the top of the list - the robust Nebbiolo of the Piedmont region, and the bright and fruity Sangiovese from Tuscany.
Low back pain affects at least 80 percent of us at some time in our lives. It is the fifth-most common reason for all physician visits in the U.S., the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work.
Phoenix, Ariz., is a fascinating city. Completely surrounded by some of the driest, hottest desert in America, it's a flourishing trade and convention center.
At the church I used to pastor, we had a parlor off the foyer. Each Sunday morning, Chloe and Cole would go into the parlor and explore the small room.
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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