Oso, Wash., is a quiet farm community of about 180 people, located 60 miles northeast of Seattle. Pretty green valleys alternate with mountain slopes that are covered with pine, fir and cedar trees.
Even though winter weather is here, gardeners can still do some things in the yard. Even though they are not really big jobs, they are important to do to maintain a healthy garden and be ready for the upcoming growing season.
The language of the universe is written in numbers.
Early-morning frost is here. If you haven't done anything yet to protect your outdoor plumbing, it's probably time to do so.
Despite their limited, two-month run on retailers' shelves each year, poinsettias are the best-selling potted plant in the United States. Growers sold more than 34.6 million plants in 2014 alone.
Time is still on the clock - which has been ticking in retail stores since about Aug. 1 - to do some poking around for a nice bottle of wine or related goodies to give as a nice Christmas gift.
If you're like me, you decorate for the holidays.
In this age of supermarkets, many young people don't see the connection between topsoil and food.
One of the best childhood memories I can remember growing up was going with my dad to pick out a Christmas tree.
While many people have traveled far and wide to reach their Thanksgiving destination, each and every one has experienced some kind of mishap along the way.
When I was growing up I loved baking and decorating cookies with my mother. So, November and December are my favorite months of the year.
Veterinary medicine is full of gallows humor. If you cannot use self-deprecation and sarcasm to deal with some situations, the job can kill your inner joy.
Fall colors are still plentiful.
As the holiday season begins, many start to reflect on the year and what lies ahead.
Last week, I discussed mammary cancer in pets, and the extremely easy way (early spaying) to avoid it.
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Homegrown vegetables are a staple for many Southerners in the summertime.
With apologies to every poet who ever lived:
Megacities are the trend of the 21st century. This means metropolitan areas that are home to more than a million inhabitants. Atlanta qualifies for the ...
Lemmy has an irregular appointment today.
If you're making plans for cookouts and family reunions, remember to make food safety a priority.
It was Nov. 6, 2004, and a beautiful sunny day in Athens. The Georgia Bulldogs were away at Kentucky and my wife's cousin was ...
I say "Lemmy." He says "No! Memmy!"
Everyone has heard of Beijing, China. With more than 11 million residents, the city stands out even among the other world capitals.
He looks disheveled. Not Lemmy, he looks fine.
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