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.
Look around in the small towns of North Georgia and you'll find that home food production is as popular as ever. Neatly maintained gardens in Lula, Alto and beyond are producing zucchini, squash, cucumbers, corn, and other local produce.
Help me with my garden!
Let's face it, there's something about a baseball movie that just invites corniness. The hardest hearts soften at the mere sound of a cracking bat. It's hard for a filmmaker to resist laying the syrup on too thick.
Let's discuss the pound cake.
In her song, Aretha Franklin was explicit. Not in the parental warning kind of way, but in the honest and this-is-what-I-want way. She wanted respect. So she demanded it with a catchy tune.
The other day Cole and I were sitting around hanging out together. Out of the blue, he looked at me and said, "I want to be an adult."
Hopefully, you're enjoying a quiet July 20 while sitting down with The Times. In history, today's date hasn't always been uneventful.
The worst thing you can add to a picnic or outdoor party is a mosquito. Not just one mosquito, but a whole swarm of mosquitoes.
Hot wings, dips and other snacks are main parts of the high school, college and professional football season for fans.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, obesity is an epidemic in the United States.
I occasionally suffer from sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia. You might have it, too. And your pet could, too.
With different shades of lavender, pink, purple and red, the crape myrtle is a popular flowering tree.
Southern summers are the best.
Nothing brings a summer garden to life the way butterflies do.
I came home late, because Amy had given me a night to myself.
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