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.
Thanks to my grandmother, I am now at peace with Kenny Rogers.
When I went off to seminary in Texas, I left many of my personal belongings at my parents' house.
The carburetor is a time-honored device that may yet see its 150th birthday. But it's disappearing almost completely from the automotive scene.
Winter is a great time to get outside to prune plants while they are in their dormant state.
If you are like most of us, then this is the time of year we all have something growing in the yard other than what you want to be growing.