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.
To say the new Adam Sandler movie, "Blended," - which was partially filmed in Gainesville - is better than some of his other recent work, such as "Jack and Jill," isn't saying much. After all, some natural disasters cause less damage than others. But none are a positive development.
"V is for Vidalia." That's the new consumer campaign for our beloved, South Georgia-grown onion.
It's like a bad horror movie. Worms! In your heart!
We are good at making preparations when severe weather is forecast.
No doubt, brown patch is the most damaging disease of warm-season turf grasses in Georgia.
"Hell's Angels" has everything it needs to be a great modern war film.
Recently, one afternoon I decided to cut the front lawn.
If there is one characteristic that college professors have in common, it's curiosity.
If you love to garden and cook, add a few herbs to your plant collection.
I love Sundays. Sunday is my favorite day of the week, although I do have a soft spot for Saturdays.
A recent survey published online showed some shocking results about science literacy in America. Twenty-five percent of people thought the sun orbits around the earth. That is truly disturbing.
The week ending July 20 brought unusual, but not unheard of, weather to Hall County.
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.
Southern summers are the best.
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