With different shades of lavender, pink, purple and red, the crape myrtle is a popular flowering tree.
Southern summers are the best.
A few years ago, Cole started playing T-ball. Practices were Saturdays and Tuesdays.
I sometimes call a movie a documentary in jest.
Sweet corn in the summertime is probably everyone's favorite home garden vegetable. But do not let your hard efforts of growing it go to waste by ending up with wormy corn.
Friday is Independence Day, a time to celebrate everything it means to be American.
Wow, it's good to hear from folks who read this column. I do appreciate the emails with questions about wines. And I want to deal with a quartet of them in today's edition.
"Is he going to die?"
Many things can cause a house fire.
Nothing brings a summer garden to life the way butterflies do.
For girls who care about boys, boys and, well, boys, 'Where the Boys Are' is the perfect summer-time movie.
Did you know the state of Georgia is the second largest producer of blueberries in the United States after Michigan?
It is my conviction that convection is a danger to your dog, your cat, your grandma and ice cream.
I came home late, because Amy had given me a night to myself.
You've just spent $60 on a tankful of gas. The woman at the pump next to you filled up her scooter for $8.
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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