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?
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.
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 recommend people having pets.
The region that is North Georgia today was explored a long time ago. As early as the 1540s, Spanish explorers trekked through the Cartersville area looking for gold. None was found there, but we have a golden treasure that's well worth preserving: our native trees.
Recycling in the garden (composting) and using mulch makes common sense for the landscapes.
Several weeks ago, we were at dinner with some friends and the conversation turned to life's most embarrassing moments.
You've frequently read my recommendations on keeping your pet healthy and saving yourself a ton of hassle. Most of these are applicable to the majority of pets and owners.
Once, while we were on a trip to see Amy's folks in Texas, we stopped at a store to stretch our legs and take a bathroom break. When we walked inside, we saw a large display of polished rocks.
So far, March has shown above-average precipitation totals in North Georgia. Based on the historic record, we also have plenty of rain showers to look forward to in April.
Baseball, picnics and other springtime activities offer a chance to incorporate healthy snacks into your family's weekly routine.
I wanted this to start out about Henriettta. I guess it still does, but you'll see how the world can change your plans.
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