In the debate about rising atmospheric CO2 levels, it's rarely mentioned that there's a host of unknown factors. That's not a reason to lay back and continue business as usual.
I remember going to a birthday party when I was a child. It was for my friend William. William and I were in the same homeroom class, and we always played together at recess. He was my best friend.
Fraser firs top the list of favorite Christmas tree varieties, but almost all the Fraser firs sold in Georgia come from North Carolina.
There have been many versions of Santa Claus's origin story told throughout time, from the earliest folklore of Father Christmas to modern television holiday specials and animated films.
The 2012 climate conference in Doha, Qatar, on the Persian Gulf concluded without strong measures to control carbon dioxide emissions.
Nothing says Christmas like poinsettias. Poinsettias are actually native to Mexico and can be seen growing in the wild of their native land. The plant made its way to the United States when Joel Poinesett, the first United States ambassador, sent some cuttings back home to South Carolina. There, the climate was just warm enough to allow the plants to survive. Poinsettias naturally bloom in Mexico in the late fall through early winter, but in ...
Exercise or personal fitness is key in controlling your weight during the holidays. Let's face it, there's a good chance that cakes, pies, cookies, cupcakes and other yummy treats are finding their way into your kitchen and workplace. Even if you weren't active most of the year, it's time to get up and move! You can't expect to control your weight unless you're physically active for at least 30 to 60 minutes per day, five ...
The simplest form of airplane flight is found in the glider. It uses only pockets of rising air, and the movement of air past its wings, to fly above the surface.
One day Chloe and I were watching TV together. I was sitting on one end of the couch, and she was lying against me, snuggled up under my arm. At some point I looked down at her and said, "I love you."
It is during this time of year that everyone is busy buying gifts for loved ones and friends, going to Christmas parties and enjoying the magic of the holiday season.
Came back from our North Sea cruise in mid-September to find some questions from readers on my email. Since I had written my October column in advance of the trip, I've had to wait until this month to address them.
With the school sports seasons in high gear, it is time to take a closer look at the female knee injury epidemic.
Have you considered buying your child a fun book to read as a holiday gift this year, but you're not sure what would be a good pick?
In places where there are water-related problems, engineering is often touted as the solution. As an example for what happens when you tinker with natural waterways, the river Rhine in Germany, often visited by Americans, stands out.
Pruning woody plants is one of the most important things that you can do for maintaining your landscape trees and shrubs. Pruning involves a combination of art and science - art in making the pruning cuts properly, and science in knowing how and when to prune for the overall health of the plant.
I rarely re-read books once I'm finished with them. But every now and then, I come across a published work that not only do I want to revisit, but I feel as if I have to in order to pick up on things I am positive I missed the first read through. One of those books is Volume One of the graphic novel series, "Cursed Pirate Girl." It is written and illustrated by Jeremy Bastian, ...
California Highway 58, east of Bakersfield, presents some truly astounding sights. It's still a rare occurrence here in Georgia to see more than one wind turbine. At Tehachapi Pass on Cal. 58, there are 5,000 of them.
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?
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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